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Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Tuition & Cost

Perkinston, Mississippi

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Mississippi Resident Sticker Price
$12,850
In State Costs for Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
Fee Cost
Tuition$3,100
Books and Supplies$960
Other Fees$650
Room and Board $5,100
Other Expenses Budget$3,040
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$15,950
Out of State Costs for Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
Fee Cost
Tuition$6,200
Books and Supplies$960
Other Fees$650
Room and Board $5,100
Other Expenses Budget$3,040

Residents of Mississippi pay an annual total price of $12,850 to attend Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $3,100 for tuition, $5,100 room and board, $960 for books and supplies and $650 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $15,950 which is 24.1% higher than Mississippi residents. The tuition charge is $6,200 while room and board is $5,100, books and supplies are $960 and other fees come in at $650.

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 Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
$7,074
Net Price by Income Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$6,996
$30,001 to $48,000$7,941
$48,001 to $75,000$10,856
$75,001 to $110,000$12,710
$110,000+$13,189

The average reported annual net price for Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $7,074 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Costs for Similar Colleges 

Financial Aid

92% of full-time undergrad Mississippi Gulf Coast 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 $5,740 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 27% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,775.

Finanical Aid Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $5,740 92%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $2,517 48%
Pell Grants $5,579 64%
Other Federal Grants $452 9%
State and Local Grants $985 28%
Federal Student Loans $4,775 27%
Other Student Loans $4,125 0%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $11,552. The loan balance of $11,552 is a two year multiple of the $5,776 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 $110 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 $11,552
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $110.22
Total Interest Paid $1,674.26
Sum of All Loan Payments $13,226.26

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
$25,700
Year Mississippi Residents Non Residents
1 $12,850 $15,950
2 $13,125 $16,292

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College to be $25,700 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 2.1% 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 Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Mississippi Residents $155 $465 $620
Out of State Residents $310 $930 $1,240

Estimated cost for a class at Mississippi Gulf Coast 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 Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Mississippi Gulf Coast 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=176071 IPEDS survey data for Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College.