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College of Marin Tuition & Cost

Kentfield, California

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State California Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for College of Marin
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,917
Other Fees$114
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $18,072
Other Expenses Budget$5,274
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for College of Marin
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,917
Other Fees$114
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $18,072
Other Expenses Budget$5,274

Residents of California pay an annual total price of $26,757 to attend College of Marin on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $1,380 for tuition, $1,917 for books and supplies and $114 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $35,127 which is 31.3% higher than California residents. The tuition charge is $9,750 while books and supplies are $1,917 and other fees come in at $114.

All price data is sourced from the 2020/2021 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend College of Marin when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
Net Price by Income College of Marin
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$8,024
$30,001 to $48,000$8,692
$48,001 to $75,000$11,021
$75,001 to $110,000n/a

The average reported annual net price for College of Marin for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $9,527 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

52% of full-time undergrad College of Marin received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $4,887 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 1% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $7,423.

Finanical Aid College of Marin
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $4,887 52%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $1,169 5%
Pell Grants $4,571 30%
Other Federal Grants $481 16%
State and Local Grants $2,081 49%
Federal Student Loans $7,423 1%
Other Student Loans $0 0%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to College of Marin, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $17,906. The loan balance of $17,906 is a two year multiple of the $8,953 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $171 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $17,906
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $170.84
Total Interest Paid $2,595.16
Sum of All Loan Payments $20,501.16

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
Year California Residents Non Residents
1 $26,757 $35,127
2 $28,630 $37,586

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at College of Marin to be $53,514 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 7% annual increase over the next 2 years which is the national trend.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at College of Marin
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
California Residents $46 $138 $184
Out of State Residents $325 $975 $1,300

Estimated cost for a class at College of Marin based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at College of Marin versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

College of Marin Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=118347 IPEDS survey data for College of Marin.