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

In-state tuition and fees rose 2.3 percent for 2017-18 at Howard Community College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


In-state tuition and fees rose 2.3 percent for 2017-18 at Howard Community College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Maryland residents paid $5,880 to attend the two-year public institution this year $133 more than the $5,747 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 18.4 percent more than residents this year, or $6,960. Their price tag grew 1.9 percent from $6,827 in 2016-17.

About 92 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Maryland residents. About 1 percent are residents of other states and 6 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 52 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 532 students received grants or scholarships totaling $2.43 million and 146 students took out student loans totaling more than $676,847.

Including all undergraduates, 3,755 students used grants or scholarships totaling $13.6 million. Another 1,202 took out $6.13 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
~8,742
$5,626
$5,690
$5,747
$5,880
4.5%
Out-of-state
~95
$6,730
$6,770
$6,827
$6,960
3.4%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Howard 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
442
38%
$1,913,967
$4,330
State / local grant or scholarship
155
13%
$186,990
$1,206
Institutional grants or scholarships
236
20%
$328,319
$1,391
Grant or scholarship aid total
532
46%
$2,429,276
$4,566
Federal student loans
144
12%
$655,514
$4,552
Other student loans
3
0%
$21,333
$7,111
Student loan aid
146
13%
$676,847
$4,636
Total student aid
608
52%

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