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MassBay Community College Tuition & Cost

Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Massachusetts Resident Sticker Price
$17,098
In State Costs for Massachusetts Bay Community College
Fee Cost
Tuition$576
Books and Supplies$1,600
Other Fees$4,512
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $9,000
Other Expenses Budget$1,410
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$22,042
Out of State Costs for Massachusetts Bay Community College
Fee Cost
Tuition$5,520
Books and Supplies$1,600
Other Fees$4,512
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $9,000
Other Expenses Budget$1,410

Residents of Massachusetts pay an annual total price of $17,098 to attend Massachusetts Bay Community College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $576 for tuition, $1,600 for books and supplies and $4,512 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $22,042 which is 28.9% higher than Massachusetts residents. The tuition charge is $5,520 while books and supplies are $1,600 and other fees come in at $4,512.

All price data is sourced from the 2018/2019 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.
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Net Price

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

Average Net Price 2017/2018
$11,787
Net Price by Income Massachusetts Bay Community College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$10,281
$30,001 to $48,000$10,508
$48,001 to $75,000$12,615
$75,001 to $110,000$14,279
$110,000+$16,102

The average reported annual net price for Massachusetts Bay Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $11,787 in 2017/2018. 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

Finanical Aid Massachusetts Bay Community College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid $4,397 53%
Pell Grant $4,330 40%
Federal Student Loan $4,270 18%

The average reported annual net price for Massachusetts Bay Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $11,787 in 2017/2018.

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Massachusetts Bay Community College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $22,260. The loan balance of $22,260 is a two year multiple of the $11,130 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 $231 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 4.529%.

Example Loan $22,260
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.5%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $231.01
Total Interest Paid $5,461.25
Sum of All Loan Payments $27,721.25

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
$34,196
Year Massachusetts Residents Non Residents
1 $17,098 $22,042
2 $18,295 $23,585

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Massachusetts Bay Community College to be $34,196 - 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 Massachusetts Bay Community College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Massachusetts Residents $24 $72 $96
Out of State Residents $230 $690 $920

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

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Massachusetts Bay 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=166647 IPEDS survey data for Massachusetts Bay Community College.