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Holyoke Community College Tuition & Cost

Holyoke, Massachusetts

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Massachusetts Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Holyoke Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,600
Other Fees$290
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $8,720
Other Expenses Budget$4,926
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for Holyoke Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,600
Other Fees$290
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $8,720
Other Expenses Budget$4,926

Residents of Massachusetts pay an annual total price of $20,624 to attend Holyoke Community College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $5,088 for tuition, $1,600 for books and supplies and $290 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $25,568 which is 24% higher than Massachusetts residents. The tuition charge is $10,032 while books and supplies are $1,600 and other fees come in at $290.

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 Holyoke Community College 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 Holyoke Community College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$6,787
$30,001 to $48,000$7,081
$48,001 to $75,000$9,176
$75,001 to $110,000$12,550

The average reported annual net price for Holyoke Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $8,212 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

86% of full-time undergrad Holyoke 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 $4,712 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 32% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $3,447.

Finanical Aid Holyoke Community College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $4,712 86%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $510 38%
Pell Grants $4,460 58%
Other Federal Grants $409 73%
State and Local Grants $1,310 65%
Federal Student Loans $3,447 32%
Other Student Loans $2,865 0%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Holyoke Community College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $20,774. The loan balance of $20,774 is a two year multiple of the $10,387 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 $198 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 $20,774
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $198.21
Total Interest Paid $3,010.83
Sum of All Loan Payments $23,784.83

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
Year Massachusetts Residents Non Residents
1 $20,624 $25,568
2 $21,831 $27,065

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Holyoke Community College to be $41,248 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 5.9% 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 Holyoke Community College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Massachusetts Residents $212 $636 $848
Out of State Residents $418 $1,254 $1,672

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

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Holyoke 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=166133 IPEDS survey data for Holyoke Community College.