Now that second semester is here, time is going to fly by!!
Seniors and parents can start the FAFSA now even if you don’t have your W2’s. You won’t be able to submit it until you get your W2’s. Don’t wait, Grants and Work Study are on a first come first serve based on need.
When you are deciding what school to send your student, research, research, research. This is an investment.
Consider the costs between Public vs. Private, University vs. Community College, and In-State vs. Out-of-State.
In-state schools are less expensive than out-of state schools (annual tuition)
NAU (AZ resident) = $10,400
UCLA (non-resident) = $56,400
Community Colleges are less expensive than Universities (annual tuition)
ASU (public university) = $12,700
CGCC (public comm. college) = $2,520 ($84 per credit, based on 15 credit hours/semester)
Public schools are less expensive than private schools (annual tuition)
U of A (Basic tuition public) = $11,400
Embry-Riddle (private university) = $41,770
Example: Culinary Art Program
Scottsdale Community College AAS = $5000
(includes fees, books, knives, everything)
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts (private institute)
Associate’s Degree in Culinary Arts = $37,050