Cost of college went down for all students at Mt Hood Community College

In-state tuition and fees fell 3.5 percent for 2017-18 at Mt Hood Community College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


In-state tuition and fees fell 3.5 percent for 2017-18 at Mt Hood Community College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Oregon residents paid $5,126 to attend the two-year public institution this year $187 less than the $5,313 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 95.7 percent more than residents this year, or $10,031. Their price tag was reduced 3.5 percent from $10,398 in 2016-17.

About 90 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Oregon residents. About 6 percent are residents of other states and 2 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 73 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 450 students received grants or scholarships totaling $2.19 million and 214 students took out student loans totaling more than $1.09 million.

Including all undergraduates, 3,174 students used grants or scholarships totaling $12.9 million. Another 2,073 took out $11.03 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
8,253
$4,751
$4,841
$5,313
$5,126
7.9%
Out-of-state
~550
$10,016
$10,016
$10,398
$10,031
0.1%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Mt Hood 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
396
51%
$1,656,466
$4,183
State / local grant or scholarship
183
24%
$326,900
$1,786
Institutional grants or scholarships
96
12%
$204,189
$2,127
Grant or scholarship aid total
450
58%
$2,187,555
$4,861
Federal student loans
213
28%
$1,074,362
$5,044
Other student loans
0%
Student loan aid
214
28%
$1,086,179
$5,076
Total student aid
560
73%

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