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Eastern Maine Community College Tuition & Cost

Bangor, Maine

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Maine Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Eastern Maine Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,400
Other Fees$985
Room and Board $8,134
Other Expenses Budget$5,570
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for Eastern Maine Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,400
Other Fees$985
Room and Board $8,134
Other Expenses Budget$5,570

In-state tuition at Eastern Maine Community College for undergraduate students residing in Maine is $2,880. Room and board charges total $8,134 per year. Students will also need to budget for books and supplies, which typically amount to $1,400 annually. Other administrative or academic fees are $985 for the year. Additionally, students should plan an estimated $5,570 for other miscellaneous expenses throughout the year. In sum, residents attending Eastern Maine Community College full time should expect a total annual cost of $18,969.

Undergraduate tuition at Eastern Maine Community College is $5,760 for out-of-state students. Additionally, out-of-state students are charged $8,134 for room and board, $1,400 for textbooks and educational resources, plus fees of $985. Students are advised to budget $5,570 for other expenses. When these costs are combined, annual out-of-state charges total $21,849. This figure is 15.2% higher than what Maine residents pay.

All price data is sourced from the 2021/2022 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

The net price provides a more realistic estimate of the true cost of attending Eastern Maine Community College, once common grants and scholarships have been taken into account. It's important to note that this net price can fluctuate based on factors such as family income and individual financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
Net Price by Income Eastern Maine Community College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$8,266
$30,001 to $48,000$9,477
$48,001 to $75,000$12,026
$75,001 to $110,000$14,643

The average reported annual net price for Eastern Maine Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $10,634 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Financial Aid

85% of full-time undergrad Eastern Maine Community College received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $5,509 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 39% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,498 and 2% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $7,173.

Finanical Aid Eastern Maine Community College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $5,509 85%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $1,030 50%
Pell Grants $5,462 59%
Other Federal Grants $103 37%
State and Local Grants $1,247 48%
Federal Student Loans $4,498 39%
Other Student Loans $7,173 2%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Eastern Maine Community College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $16,830. The loan balance of $16,830 is a two year multiple of the $8,415 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 $178 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 4.99%.

Example Loan $16,830
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.99%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $178.43
Total Interest Paid $4,581.12
Sum of All Loan Payments $21,411.12

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
Year Maine Residents Non Residents
1 $18,969 $21,849
2 $19,134 $22,039

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Eastern Maine Community College to be $37,938 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 0.9% annual increase over the next 2 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Eastern Maine Community College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Maine Residents $96 $288 $384
Out of State Residents $192 $576 $768

Estimated cost for a class at Eastern Maine Community College 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 Eastern Maine Community College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Eastern Maine Community College 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=161138 IPEDS survey data for Eastern Maine Community College.