Cost of college went up for all students at Monroe County Community College


In-state tuition and fees rose 2.1 percent for 2018-19 at Monroe County Community College, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Michigan residents paid $6,515 to attend the two-year public institution this year – $135 more than the $6,380 charged for 2017-18.

Non-residents paid 10.1 percent more than residents this year, or $7,175. Their price tag grew 2.1 percent from $7,025 in 2017-18.

About 98 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Michigan residents. And about 2 percent are residents of other states.

Data shows 81 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 222 students received grants or scholarships totaling $907,404 and 60 students took out student loans totaling more than $266,233.

Including all undergraduates (2,920), 1,184 students used grants or scholarships totaling $4.1 million, and 553 students took out $2.6 million in federal student loans.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
2018-19
Change in tuition and fees 2015-16 to 2018-19
In-state
~2,862
$5,980
$6,250
$6,380
$6,515
8.9%
Out-of-state
~58
$6,580
$6,880
$7,025
$7,175
9%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Monroe County Community College in 2015-16.
Type of Aid
Number of students receiving aid
Percent receiving aid
Total amount of aid received
Average amount of aid per student
Federal grants
117
38%
$520,303
$4,447
State / local grant or scholarship
44
14%
$120,384
$2,736
Institutional grants or scholarships
144
46%
$266,717
$1,852
Grant or scholarship aid total
222
71%
$907,404
$4,087
Federal student loans
60
19%
$266,233
$4,437
Other student loans
0
0%
$0
-
Student loan aid
60
19%
$266,233
$4,437
Total student aid
253
81%
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