Other Expenses

Books & Supplies

Typically each course you register for requires books and supplies.  Listed below are the estimated average expenses.   While you may purchase your books in the campus bookstore, you may find that less expensive options can be found online. Additionally, you may find that sharing books with other students, using reference copies of textbooks in the library or borrowing faculty copies may be options as well to manage the high cost of textbooks.  Please note that your costs for books and supplies may be greater or less than the below averages. 

Estimated for each 3 credit course taken - $150

Estimated for full time student (Full Year) - $1,200

Indirect Living Expenses

Indirect living expenses are other expenses you may have as a student while attending Springfield Technical Community College. When planning your budget, you should consider the following costs.  These expenses DO NOT have to be paid to the college. The expenses listed below are annual estimates and may be different from your actual expenses.   Please note that your costs for indirect living expenses may be greater or less than the below averages.

These are estimated expenses based on an annual school year:

Average Annual Transportation Costs (gas, tolls, public transportation) - $1,908

Average Annual Living Expenses (Rent, food, Utilities) - $9,702.00