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Hostos Tuition & Cost

Bronx, New York

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State New York Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for CUNY Hostos Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,364
Other Fees$408
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $17,188
Other Expenses Budget$5,763
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for CUNY Hostos Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,364
Other Fees$408
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $17,188
Other Expenses Budget$5,763

Residents of New York pay an annual total price of $29,523 to attend CUNY Hostos Community College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $4,800 for tuition, $1,364 for books and supplies and $408 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $32,403 which is 9.8% higher than New York residents. The tuition charge is $7,680 while books and supplies are $1,364 and other fees come in at $408.

All price data is sourced from the 2021/2022 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend CUNY Hostos 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 CUNY Hostos Community College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$6,291
$30,001 to $48,000$7,355
$48,001 to $75,000$9,930
$75,001 to $110,000$12,682

The average reported annual net price for CUNY Hostos Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $7,293 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

93% of full-time undergrad CUNY Hostos 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 $7,611 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 3% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,047.

Finanical Aid CUNY Hostos Community College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $7,611 93%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $829 20%
Pell Grants $5,068 84%
Other Federal Grants $904 69%
State and Local Grants $3,041 65%
Federal Student Loans $5,047 3%
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 CUNY Hostos Community College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $10,822. The loan balance of $10,822 is a two year multiple of the $5,411 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 $103 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 $10,822
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $103.25
Total Interest Paid $1,568.46
Sum of All Loan Payments $12,390.46

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
Year New York Residents Non Residents
1 $29,523 $32,403
2 $31,590 $34,671

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at CUNY Hostos Community College to be $59,046 - 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 CUNY Hostos Community College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
New York Residents $210 $630 $840
Out of State Residents $320 $960 $1,280

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

Tuition Payment Plans Available

CUNY Hostos Community College Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan Yes
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=190585 IPEDS survey data for CUNY Hostos Community College.