Shelton State Community College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Tuscaloosa, AL

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How much is the Shelton State CC tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Shelton State CC's tuition & fees is $5,067 for Alabama residents and $8,877 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 $21,117 for Alabama residents and $24,927 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

Shelton State CC Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Alabama Residents Tuition & Fees$5,067
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$8,877
Books & Supplies Costs$3,000
Off-campus Room & Board$9,000
Off-campus Expenses$4,050
2023-2024 Estimates
Alabama Residents Tuition & Fees$5,597
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$9,520

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, Shelton State CC' tuition is lower than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in Alabama, its tuition is lower than the average tuition of $14,073.
Shelton State Community College$5,067$8,877
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Alabama 2-4 Years Colleges$15,034
Public Schools$7,408$14,073
Private Schools$15,848

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Shelton State CC 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.
Shelton State Community CollegeTuscaloosa, AL$5,067$8,877
J. F. Drake State Community and Technical CollegeHuntsville, AL$5,130$8,940
Jefferson State Community CollegeBirmingham, AL$5,040$8,850
Northwest-Shoals Community CollegeMuscle Shoals, AL$5,071$8,881
Bishop State Community CollegeMobile, AL$5,280$9,090
Bevill State Community CollegeJasper, AL$4,678$8,234
Remington College-Mobile CampusMobile, AL$15,002$20,476

Financial Aid and COA

At Shelton State Community College, 2,313 students (50%) 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 $3,827.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Shelton State CC is $21,100 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 476 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 $5,563.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Alabama ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$21,117$24,927
Tuition & Fees$5,067$8,877
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$16,050$16,050
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$17,290$21,100
Average Financial Aid$3,827$3,827
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship2,31350%$3,827
Pell Grants1,56934%$4,193
Federal Student Loan00%-
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid47672%-
Grants or Scholarships47672%$5,563
Federal Grants34452%$5,687
Pell Grants34452%$5,479
Other Federal Grants7111%$1,008
State/Local Grants10516%$606
Institutional Grants18929%$3,322
Student Loan Aid0--
Federal Student Loans0--
Other Student Loans0--
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level334334$6,320
110,001 or more00-

Student Population

Shelton State Community College has a total of 4,166 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 1,794 male students and 2,865 female students attending Shelton State CC. The school offers online degree programs and 1,315 students enrolled online exclusively (31.57% of all students).
Undergraduate4,659 1,7942,865

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address9500 Old Greensboro Rd, Tuscaloosa, AL
Degree & Programs
Program Offered54 Programs
Online Program Offered3 Online Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population4,166
Graduation Rate22%
Transfer-out Rate19%
Retention Rate62% (Full-time), 34% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate17 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties99 (Full-time), 79 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs270 (Full-time), 140 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$61,107
Average Staff Salary$63,056