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A college education is affordable at Century College. There are many ways to pay for your education, including financial aid (grants and loans), scholarships, student employment, payment plans, and reimbursement. Century College students can earn a degree or take classes while avoiding student loan debt!

Learn what financial aid you qualify for by filling out the Federal Application Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

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Experience Tremendous Value

As a two-year public community and technical college, Century College receives funding from the State of Minnesota, keeping tuition rates significantly lower than private colleges and universities.

You can complete a two-year career and technical degree at Century College and start your career for less than $12,500 while avoiding student loan debt!

If you complete a two-year transfer degree at Century College and then transfer to a private college or university to complete a bachelor’s degree, you could save an average of $74,000.

Tuition Cost Comparison*: Century College $ 6208; University of MN, TC - $15,875; Private for-profit colleges - $39,650; Private Colleges and Universities - $70,760; *Annual tuition and fees **Based on posted institutions average cost comparison


College Cost Comparison

View the table below to learn about the many options available to save money on your college education through post-secondary enrollment options (PSEO) or attending Century College for your first two years:

 
Scenario Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 4-Year Tuition
A PSEO High School PSEO High School Minnesota State University Minnesota State University $16,512
B PSEO High School Century College Minnesota State University Minnesota State University $22,419
C Century College Century College Minnesota State University Minnesota State University $28,326
D Minnesota State University Minnesota State University Minnesota State University Minnesota State University $33,024
E Century College Century College University of Minnesota University of Minnesota $38,878
F University of Minnesota University of Minnesota University of Minnesota University of Minnesota $54,128
G Century College Century College Private College or University Private College or University $82,294
H Private College or University Private College or University Private College or University Private College or University $140,960

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