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


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

New Mexico residents paid $1,812 to attend the two-year public institution in both the 2017-18 and 2018-19 academic years.

Non-residents paid 60.9 percent more than residents this year, or $2,916. Their price tag was unchanged from $2,916 in 2017-18.

About 91 percent of the school's undergraduate population are New Mexico residents. And about 9 percent are residents of other states.

Data shows 76 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 52 students received grants or scholarships totaling $288,823 and 5 students took out student loans totaling more than $11,125.

Including all undergraduates (1,068), 171 students used grants or scholarships totaling $924,368, and 13 students took out $33,531 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
~972
$1,608
$1,740
$1,812
$1,812
12.7%
Out-of-state
~96
$2,592
$2,796
$2,916
$2,916
12.5%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Mesalands 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
44
65%
$225,288
$5,120
State / local grant or scholarship
28
41%
$25,853
$923
Institutional grants or scholarships
43
63%
$37,682
$876
Grant or scholarship aid total
52
76%
$288,823
$5,554
Federal student loans
5
7%
$11,125
$2,225
Other student loans
0
0%
$0
-
Student loan aid
5
7%
$11,125
$2,225
Total student aid
52
76%
-
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