Through Opportunity Pathways, Washington State provides a variety of financial aid programs to help students and their families pay for college. Pursuant to RCW 28B.15.0681, the approximate level of state support received by students is being provided to the colleges for your use. The following table represent an average for a full-time equivalent, lower division resident student attending community and technical colleges for the academic year 2018-19.
- Total Instructional Support Per FTE Student $8,640
- Tuition Operating Fee* $3,192
- Net State Support per FTE Student** $5,448
*The Tuition Operating Fee is equal to the operating fee for a full-time student in lower division classes.
**Net Support is the amount paid by the state from various sources including taxes and other funds
Pursuant to RCW 28B.15.0681, the approximate level of state support received by students is provided to colleges by the SBCTC on an annual basis.
Citation: RCW 28B.15.0681
Location: Website, quarterly schedules, etc.