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


In-state tuition and fees rose 1.7 percent for 2018-19 at York County Community College, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Maine residents paid $3,630 to attend the two-year public institution this year – $60 more than the $3,570 charged for 2017-18.

Non-residents paid 77.7 percent more than residents this year, or $6,450. Their price tag grew 1.9 percent from $6,330 in 2017-18.

About 97 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Maine residents. And about 3 percent are residents of other states.

Data shows 83 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 86 students received grants or scholarships totaling $458,477 and 22 students took out student loans totaling more than $79,945.

Including all undergraduates (1,632), 1,465 students used grants or scholarships totaling $3.4 million, and 337 students took out $1.2 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
~1,583
$3,480
$3,540
$3,570
$3,630
4.3%
Out-of-state
~49
$6,180
$6,300
$6,330
$6,450
4.4%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at York 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
71
59%
$343,801
$4,842
State / local grant or scholarship
45
38%
$59,625
$1,325
Institutional grants or scholarships
47
39%
$55,051
$1,171
Grant or scholarship aid total
86
72%
$458,477
$5,331
Federal student loans
22
18%
$79,945
$3,634
Other student loans
0
0%
$0
-
Student loan aid
22
18%
$79,945
$3,634
Total student aid
99
83%
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