Cost of college went up for all students at Hudson County Community College


In-state tuition and fees rose 4.4 percent for 2018-19 at Hudson County Community College, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

New Jersey residents paid $9,978 to attend the two-year public institution this year – $420 more than the $9,558 charged for 2017-18.

Non-resident students would have paid 40.6 percent more than residents this year, or $14,028. Non-resident tuition and fees grew 4.5 percent from $13,428 in 2017-18.

About 99 percent of the school's undergraduate population are New Jersey residents.

Data shows 80 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 1,329 students received grants or scholarships totaling $7.3 million and 118 students took out student loans totaling more than $517,262.

Including all undergraduates (8,408), 5,543 students used grants or scholarships totaling $27.1 million, and 773 students took out $3.9 million 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
~8,324
$8,743
$9,223
$9,558
$9,978
14.1%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Hudson County 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
1,293
75%
$6,075,243
$4,699
State / local grant or scholarship
516
30%
$1,123,517
$2,177
Institutional grants or scholarships
36
2%
$93,310
$2,592
Grant or scholarship aid total
1,329
77%
$7,292,070
$5,487
Federal student loans
117
7%
$512,412
$4,380
Other student loans
-
0%
-
-
Student loan aid
118
7%
$517,262
$4,384
Total student aid
1,381
80%
-
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