Public 2 Year

Metropolitan Community College Area Tuition & Cost

Omaha, Nebraska

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Nebraska Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Metropolitan Community College Area
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$225
Room and Board $6,255
Other Expenses Budget$0
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for Metropolitan Community College Area
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$225
Room and Board $6,255
Other Expenses Budget$0

Residents of Nebraska pay an annual total price of $10,950 to attend Metropolitan Community College Area on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $2,970 for tuition, $6,255 room and board, $1,500 for books and supplies and $225 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $12,435 which is 13.6% higher than Nebraska residents. The tuition charge is $4,455 while room and board is $6,255, books and supplies are $1,500 and other fees come in at $225.

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 Metropolitan Community College Area 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 Metropolitan Community College Area
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$3,325
$30,001 to $48,000$3,257
$48,001 to $75,000$5,013
$75,001 to $110,000$7,775

The average reported annual net price for Metropolitan Community College Area for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $4,079 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

67% of full-time undergrad Metropolitan Community College Area received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $4,425 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 16% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $3,059.

Finanical Aid Metropolitan Community College Area
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $4,425 67%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $2,087 40%
Pell Grants $4,161 42%
Other Federal Grants $592 25%
State and Local Grants $771 14%
Federal Student Loans $3,059 16%
Other Student Loans $0 0%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Metropolitan Community College Area, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $14,690. The loan balance of $14,690 is a two year multiple of the $7,345 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 $140 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 $14,690
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $140.16
Total Interest Paid $2,129.06
Sum of All Loan Payments $16,819.06

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
Year Nebraska Residents Non Residents
1 $10,950 $12,435
2 $11,341 $12,879

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Metropolitan Community College Area to be $21,900 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 3.6% 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 Metropolitan Community College Area
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Nebraska Residents $66 $198 $264
Out of State Residents $99 $297 $396

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

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Metropolitan Community College Area 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=181303 IPEDS survey data for Metropolitan Community College Area.