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

In-state tuition and fees rose 1.2 percent for 2017-18 at Montgomery County Community College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


In-state tuition and fees rose 1.2 percent for 2017-18 at Montgomery County Community College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Pennsylvania residents paid $10,350 to attend the two-year public institution this year $120 more than the $10,230 charged for 2016-17.

Non-resident students would have paid 44.6 percent more than residents this year, or $14,970. Non-resident tuition and fees grew 0.8 percent from $14,850 in 2016-17.

100 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Pennsylvania residents.

Data shows 64 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 595 students received grants or scholarships totaling $2.63 million and 459 students took out student loans totaling more than $2.03 million.

Including all undergraduates, 4,185 students used grants or scholarships totaling $14.65 million. Another 3,079 took out $15.33 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
11,480
$8,910
$9,240
$10,230
$10,350
16.2%
Out-of-state
0
$13,080
$13,560
$14,850
$14,970
14.4%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Montgomery 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
501
38%
$1,950,373
$3,893
State / local grant or scholarship
328
25%
$567,844
$1,731
Institutional grants or scholarships
72
6%
$107,956
$1,499
Grant or scholarship aid total
595
46%
$2,626,173
$4,414
Federal student loans
458
35%
$2,010,583
$4,390
Other student loans
5
0%
$19,728
$3,946
Student loan aid
459
35%
$2,030,311
$4,423
Total student aid
831
64%

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