Attending a community college
Different countries have different rules and regulation regarding getting an affordable college education. For instance in the USA, you need to attend a community college for the first two years. It is very important that you attend a local community college for two years as it will easily help you get your subjects transferred to your new college. In the state of California, the education is quite expensive as it will cost you $26 per semester per subject which will go higher with each subject’s addition.
Attending a state university for the second two years of college
It is also important to mention here that your junior and senior years are spent at State University while tuition charges vary from each state. Many states offer different courses and different subjects with annual charges that must be paid at the start of the year.
Commuting to campus
Saving money from commuting to campus is also a very good idea. You will save huge amount of money if you commute from home during the full course of study. Look for a carpool with other students and share the gas expense.
Used textbooks will also help you save lots of money during a whole course of study. There are many book stores which offer used textbooks. You can also go online and find many used college textbooks for sale. These books are relatively inexpensive and usually in good condition.
Check college library
It is also a very good idea that you should check college library to get textbooks from there. Make photocopies of the various chapters that you need to study beforehand.
Getting a job during the academic year
You can always get a job as well during the academic year to meet your college and other expenses. It is very important each year, college expenses are getting more difficult to afford and a good job will keep you floating.