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Minnesota West Community and Technical College Tuition & Cost

Granite Falls, Minnesota

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Minnesota Resident Sticker Price
$18,536
In State Costs for Minnesota West Community and Technical College
Fee Cost
Tuition$5,300
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$636
Room and Board $6,500
Other Expenses Budget$4,900
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$23,836
Out of State Costs for Minnesota West Community and Technical College
Fee Cost
Tuition$10,600
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$636
Room and Board $6,500
Other Expenses Budget$4,900

Residents of Minnesota pay an annual total price of $18,536 to attend Minnesota West Community and Technical College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $5,300 for tuition, $6,500 room and board, $1,200 for books and supplies and $636 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $23,836 which is 28.6% higher than Minnesota residents. The tuition charge is $10,600 while room and board is $6,500, books and supplies are $1,200 and other fees come in at $636.

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 Minnesota West Community and Technical College when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
$10,849
Net Price by Income Minnesota West Community and Technical College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$9,539
$30,001 to $48,000$9,836
$48,001 to $75,000$11,664
$75,001 to $110,000$14,577
$110,000+$15,864

The average reported annual net price for Minnesota West Community and Technical College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $10,849 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

91% of full-time undergrad Minnesota West Community and Technical 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 $4,216 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 48% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,087 and 4% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $7,942.

Finanical Aid Minnesota West Community and Technical College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $4,216 91%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $1,053 2%
Pell Grants $4,407 58%
Other Federal Grants $477 72%
State and Local Grants $1,774 47%
Federal Student Loans $5,087 48%
Other Student Loans $7,942 4%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Minnesota West Community and Technical College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $20,252. The loan balance of $20,252 is a two year multiple of the $10,126 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 $193 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 $20,252
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $193.23
Total Interest Paid $2,935.17
Sum of All Loan Payments $23,187.17

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
$37,072
Year Minnesota Residents Non Residents
1 $18,536 $23,836
2 $18,647 $23,979

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Minnesota West Community and Technical College to be $37,072 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 0.6% 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 Minnesota West Community and Technical College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Minnesota Residents $198 $594 $792
Out of State Residents $396 $1,188 $1,584

Estimated cost for a class at Minnesota West Community and Technical 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 Minnesota West Community and Technical College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Minnesota West Community and Technical 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=173638 IPEDS survey data for Minnesota West Community and Technical College.