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


In-state tuition and fees rose 3.6 percent for 2017-18 at Monroe Community College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

New York residents paid $5,139 to attend the two-year public institution this year $180 more than the $4,959 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 83.3 percent more than residents this year, or $9,419. Their price tag grew 4 percent from $9,059 in 2016-17.

About 98 percent of the school's undergraduate population are New York residents. About 1 percent are residents of other states and 1 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 87 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 2,262 students received grants or scholarships totaling $13 million and 1,185 students took out student loans totaling more than $4.8 million.

Including all undergraduates, 9,160 students used grants or scholarships totaling $48.38 million. Another 5,465 took out $24.07 million in federal student loans.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2014-15
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
Change in tuition and fees 2014-15 to 2017-18
In-state
~13,315
$4,150
$4,554
$4,959
$5,139
23.8%
Out-of-state
~136
$7,566
$8,354
$9,059
$9,419
24.5%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Monroe 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
1,726
60%
$8,165,758
$4,731
State / local grant or scholarship
2,130
74%
$4,336,360
$2,036
Institutional grants or scholarships
271
9%
$499,757
$1,844
Grant or scholarship aid total
2,262
78%
$13,001,875
$5,748
Federal student loans
1,185
41%
$4,776,594
$4,031
Other student loans
4
0%
$28,166
$7,042
Student loan aid
1,185
41%
$4,804,760
$4,055
Total student aid
2,523
87%

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