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


In-state tuition and fees rose 11.3 percent for 2018-19 at Itawamba Community College, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Mississippi residents paid $3,160 to attend the two-year public institution this year – $320 more than the $2,840 charged for 2017-18.

Non-residents paid 69.6 percent more than residents this year, or $5,360. Their price tag grew 6.3 percent from $5,040 in 2017-18.

About 97 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Mississippi residents. And about 2 percent are residents of other states.

Data shows 97 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 1,281 students received grants or scholarships totaling $6.4 million and 249 students took out student loans totaling more than $903,131.

Including all undergraduates (4,930), 4,053 students used grants or scholarships totaling $16.6 million, and 890 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
~4,782
$2,420
$2,620
$2,840
$3,160
30.6%
Out-of-state
~99
$4,620
$4,820
$5,040
$5,360
16%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Itawamba 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
868
64%
$4,454,864
$5,132
State / local grant or scholarship
526
39%
$294,952
$561
Institutional grants or scholarships
751
55%
$1,624,135
$2,163
Grant or scholarship aid total
1,281
94%
$6,373,951
$4,976
Federal student loans
247
18%
$883,288
$3,576
Other student loans
4
0%
$19,843
$4,961
Student loan aid
249
18%
$903,131
$3,627
Total student aid
1,320
97%
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