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


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

Arizona residents paid $2,142 to attend the two-year public institution this year – $24 more than the $2,118 charged for 2017-18.

Non-residents paid 248.2 percent more than residents this year, or $7,458. Their price tag grew 0.3 percent from $7,434 in 2017-18.

About 94 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Arizona residents. And about 6 percent are residents of other states.

Data shows 70 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 1,342 students received grants or scholarships totaling $7.1 million and 203 students took out student loans totaling more than $869,837.

Including all undergraduates (19,594), 8,472 students used grants or scholarships totaling $35.2 million, and 2,318 students took out $10 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
~18,418
$1,974
$2,046
$2,118
$2,142
8.5%
Out-of-state
~1,176
$8,610
$7,362
$7,434
$7,458
-13.4%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Pima 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
1,246
59%
$6,465,891
$5,189
State / local grant or scholarship
69
3%
$84,150
$1,220
Institutional grants or scholarships
216
10%
$506,983
$2,347
Grant or scholarship aid total
1,342
63%
$7,057,024
$5,259
Federal student loans
202
9%
$859,907
$4,257
Other student loans
-
0%
-
-
Student loan aid
203
10%
$869,837
$4,285
Total student aid
1,487
70%
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