Cost of college went down for all students at Estrella Mountain Community College


In-state tuition and fees fell 1.1 percent for 2018-19 at Estrella Mountain Community College, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Arizona residents paid $2,070 to attend the two-year public institution this year – $24 less than the $2,094 charged for 2017-18.

Non-resident students would have paid 279.4 percent more than residents this year, or $7,854. Non-resident tuition and fees were reduced 0.3 percent from $7,878 in 2017-18.

About 99 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Arizona residents.

Data shows 75 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 593 students received grants or scholarships totaling $2.6 million and 115 students took out student loans totaling more than $377,255.

Including all undergraduates (9,976), 4,499 students used grants or scholarships totaling $15.4 million, and 1,383 students took out $5.1 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
~9,876
$2,046
$2,094
$2,094
$2,070
1.2%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Estrella Mountain 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
456
52%
$2,151,341
$4,718
State / local grant or scholarship
10
1%
$5,500
$550
Institutional grants or scholarships
238
27%
$485,286
$2,039
Grant or scholarship aid total
593
68%
$2,642,127
$4,456
Federal student loans
115
13%
$377,255
$3,280
Other student loans
0
0%
$0
-
Student loan aid
115
13%
$377,255
$3,280
Total student aid
654
75%
-
-

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