Porterville College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Porterville, CA

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How much is the Porterville tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Porterville's tuition & fees is $1,409 for California residents and $10,289 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $24,548 for California residents and $33,428 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

Porterville Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
California Residents Tuition & Fees$1,409
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$10,289
Books & Supplies Costs$1,125
Off-campus Room & Board$17,253
Off-campus Expenses$4,761
2023-2024 Estimates
California Residents Tuition & Fees$1,409
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$11,311

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, Porterville' tuition is lower than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in California, its tuition is lower than the average tuition of $13,259.
Porterville College$1,409$10,289
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
California 2-4 Years Colleges$20,867
Public Schools$4,034$13,259
Private Schools$23,111

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Porterville and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, 2-4 years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Porterville CollegePorterville, CA$1,409$10,289
Barstow Community CollegeBarstow, CA$1,104$9,936
Butte CollegeOroville, CA$1,336$8,416
College of the RedwoodsEureka, CA$1,147$7,783
ATA CollegeEl Cajon, CA-$16,130
Asher CollegeSacramento, CA-$31,690

Financial Aid and COA

At Porterville College, 2,912 students (80%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $5,283.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Porterville is $28,145 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 328 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $8,638 and the average amount of student loans is $11,310.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
California ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$24,548$33,428
Tuition & Fees$1,409$10,289
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$23,139$23,139
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$19,265$28,145
Average Financial Aid$5,283$5,283
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship2,91280%$5,283
Pell Grants1,29936%$4,312
Federal Student Loan30%$3,217
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid32899%-
Grants or Scholarships32899%$8,638
Federal Grants31696%$6,839
Pell Grants21164%$5,513
Other Federal Grants31495%$3,178
State/Local Grants29991%$2,061
Institutional Grants15447%$364
Student Loan Aid21%$11,310
Federal Student Loans1-$3,464
Other Student Loans1-$19,156
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level212212$8,252
110,001 or more00-

Student Population

Porterville College has a total of 4,113 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 1,288 male students and 2,335 female students attending Porterville. The school offers online degree programs and 1,383 students enrolled online exclusively (33.63% of all students).
Undergraduate3,623 1,2882,335

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address100 E College Ave, Porterville, CA
Degree & Programs
Program Offered57 Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population4,113
Graduation Rate26%
Transfer-out Rate3%
Retention Rate68% (Full-time), 29% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate24 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties67 (Full-time), 111 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs131 (Full-time), 139 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$93,143
Average Staff Salary$73,030