Cost of college went up for all students at Hinds Community College


In-state tuition and fees rose 1.6 percent for 2018-19 at Hinds Community College, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Mississippi residents paid $3,130 to attend the two-year public institution this year – $50 more than the $3,080 charged for 2017-18.

Non-residents paid 97.1 percent more than residents this year, or $6,170. Their price tag grew 0.8 percent from $6,120 in 2017-18.

About 96 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Mississippi residents. And about 3 percent are residents of other states.

Data shows 91 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 1,995 students received grants or scholarships totaling $10.9 million and 1,035 students took out student loans totaling more than $4.1 million.

Including all undergraduates (12,521), 6,879 students used grants or scholarships totaling $33.8 million, and 4,420 students took out $20.7 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
~12,020
$2,600
$2,840
$3,080
$3,130
20.4%
Out-of-state
~376
$5,200
$5,640
$6,120
$6,170
18.7%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Hinds 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
1,631
72%
$8,749,706
$5,365
State / local grant or scholarship
435
19%
$321,615
$739
Institutional grants or scholarships
670
30%
$1,843,207
$2,751
Grant or scholarship aid total
1,995
88%
$10,914,528
$5,471
Federal student loans
1,035
46%
$4,084,163
$3,946
Other student loans
0
0%
$0
-
Student loan aid
1,035
46%
$4,084,163
$3,946
Total student aid
2,071
91%
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