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


In-state tuition and fees rose 2.7 percent for 2017-18 at Quinsigamond Community College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Massachusetts residents paid $5,538 to attend the two-year public institution this year $144 more than the $5,394 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 89.3 percent more than residents this year, or $10,482. Their price tag grew 1.4 percent from $10,338 in 2016-17.

About 97 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Massachusetts residents. About 1 percent are residents of other states and 1 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 78 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 598 students received grants or scholarships totaling $2.84 million and 415 students took out student loans totaling more than $2.07 million.

Including all undergraduates, 4,781 students used grants or scholarships totaling $17.79 million. Another 3,462 took out $21.62 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
~7,465
$5,094
$5,302
$5,394
$5,538
8.7%
Out-of-state
~77
$10,038
$10,246
$10,338
$10,482
4.4%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Quinsigamond 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
505
54%
$2,228,663
$4,413
State / local grant or scholarship
439
47%
$493,594
$1,124
Institutional grants or scholarships
65
7%
$115,115
$1,771
Grant or scholarship aid total
598
64%
$2,837,372
$4,745
Federal student loans
415
45%
$2,041,220
$4,919
Other student loans
6
1%
$30,430
$5,072
Student loan aid
415
45%
$2,071,650
$4,992
Total student aid
721
78%

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