Cost of college was unchanged for all students at Luna Community College


In-state tuition and fees were unchanged for 2018-19 at Luna Community College, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

New Mexico residents paid $1,298 to attend the two-year public institution in both the 2017-18 and 2018-19 academic years.

Non-residents paid 86.9 percent more than residents this year, or $2,426. Their price tag was unchanged from $2,426 in 2017-18.

About 87 percent of the school's undergraduate population are New Mexico residents. And about 13 percent are residents of other states.

Data shows 92 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 79 students received grants or scholarships totaling $336,541 and 4 students took out student loans totaling more than $9,686.

Including all undergraduates (1,093), 354 students used grants or scholarships totaling $1.7 million, and 41 students took out $155,399 in federal student loans.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
2018-19
Change in tuition and fees 2015-16 to 2018-19
In-state
~951
$1,054
$1,298
$1,298
$1,298
23.1%
Out-of-state
~142
$2,230
$2,426
$2,426
$2,426
8.8%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Luna Community College in 2015-16.
Type of Aid
Number of students receiving aid
Percent receiving aid
Total amount of aid received
Average amount of aid per student
Federal grants
55
64%
$255,199
$4,640
State / local grant or scholarship
49
57%
$48,399
$988
Institutional grants or scholarships
12
14%
$32,943
$2,745
Grant or scholarship aid total
79
92%
$336,541
$4,260
Federal student loans
4
5%
$9,686
$2,422
Other student loans
0
0%
$0
-
Student loan aid
4
5%
$9,686
$2,422
Total student aid
79
92%
-
-

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