Cost of college went up for all students at the Maine Maritime Academy


In-state tuition and fees rose 1.5 percent for 2018-19 at the Maine Maritime Academy, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Maine residents paid $13,478 to attend the four-year public institution this year – $200 more than the $13,278 charged for 2017-18.

Non-residents paid 101.1 percent more than residents this year, or $27,098. Their price tag grew 1.8 percent from $26,628 in 2017-18.

About 67 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Maine residents. And about 32 percent are residents of other states.

Data shows 90 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 132 students received grants or scholarships totaling $800,619 and 203 students took out student loans totaling more than $2.4 million.

Including all undergraduates (997), 599 students used grants or scholarships totaling $4.3 million, and 775 students took out $5.4 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
~668
$12,788
$13,078
$13,278
$13,478
5.4%
Out-of-state
~319
$25,362
$26,158
$26,628
$27,098
6.8%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Maine Maritime Academy 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
74
30%
$326,533
$4,413
State / local grant or scholarship
49
20%
$82,872
$1,691
Institutional grants or scholarships
80
33%
$391,214
$4,890
Grant or scholarship aid total
132
54%
$800,619
$6,065
Federal student loans
200
82%
$1,196,267
$5,981
Other student loans
74
30%
$1,232,433
$16,655
Student loan aid
203
83%
$2,428,700
$11,964
Total student aid
219
90%
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