Financial Aid

The Office of Financial Aid      

Tuition and Fees: 2015-2016 Academic Year

Full time students taking between 12-18 credit hours per semester in traditional programs at CCSJ are assessed a flat rate tuition. Students taking more than 18 credit hours will be assessed an additional charge of $530 per credit hour.

Below is a table that summarizes full-time tuition and estimated costs for a dependent student living at home* while attending CCSJ. (*Living expenses are $5,600 annually and $2,800 per semester for an independent student or a dependent student living off campus)

New Full-Time Undergraduate Students

Student Budget

Tuition & Fees

Living Expense



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Part-time students (those taking less than 12 credit hours per semester) Degree Completion Program students, and Graduate students are all assessed tuition at a per credit hour rate. Below are tuition and fees for students studying in these programs. The tuition rate for students in the Degree Completion and Graduate programs include the cost of books.


Part-Time, Transition to Teaching, Adult Accelerated, and Graduate Students



Traditional Undergrad

Transition to Teaching




Credit Hour





Technology Fee






Student Association Fee






A CCSJ financial aid administrator will calculate a complete budget for you when creating your financial aid package. The important thing for you to remember is that you must file your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) as early as possible after January 1 in order to be ensured of eligibility for all forms of financial aid available to you.

There may be additional fees for services provided by the College. For a complete list of fees and to find out about payment plans, visit our Business Office.

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Contact Information Office of Financial Aid

Monday, Thursday, Friday: 8:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Tuesday, Wednesday: 8:30 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.

Summer Hours (June and July):
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Wednesday: 8:30 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.

Room: 120
Telephone: (219) 473-4296 (Indiana)
                      (773) 721-0202, Ext. 296 (Illinois)
                      1-877-700-9100 (Toll Free)
FAX: (219) 473-4340