Paying for college can be a challenge. At Terra State, we are ready to help you find financial resources to earn your certificate or degree so you can create your future without overwhelming college debt!
Yes! Terra State is one of the most affordable colleges in Ohio. Whether you are pursuing a certificate, associate degree or planning to transfer to a four-year institution, Terra State is a smart choice financially.
Terra State assists students in finding a way to pay for the educational dream. 70% of our students receive some form of financial assistance. By visiting the links found below, you can learn more about the different options available:
Loans may be also be an option - there are several types but all loans must be repaid.
Student employment is a great way to earn some extra money working part time while going to school.
Yes! A Terra State certificate or degree is well worth the effort. Why?
With an associate degree your earning potential will increase 62% when compared to someone with just a high school diploma, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Degree holders earn $836 per week while someone with just a high school diploma earns $712 per week. That is almost $6,448 more a year - think about this amount over a lifetime of working!
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate drops from 4.6 to 3.4 when comparing someone with an associate degree to a person with just a high school diploma. This means there are more opportunities available to someone with a degree than without!