When planning for education financing, most students need to consider living expenses as well as tuition, fees and books/supplies. The financial aid office looks at student expenses as a whole when determining financial aid eligibility as well.
Most colleges and universities calculate "Cost of Attendance" based on tuition, fees, room, board and anticipated book and personal expenses for the current school year. You may be surprised at the amount estimated for your cost of attendance at MCC. This is because we take into account not only the price of tuition and books, but also the cost of rent, food, clothing, travel and other essentials that you're going to need for the year. Remember, if you are already paying for your living expenses, you may only need financial aid to help cover tuition, fees, books and supplies.
"Financial Need" is determined by the financial aid office:
Once the financial aid office determines your financial need, they go to work to create a financial aid package for you.
|Cost of Attendance at MCC|
2013-14 Academic Year
|Tuition & Fees||$ 2,040||$ 3,204|
|Room & Board||$ 7,653||$ 7,653|
|Books & Supplies||$ 810||$ 810|
|Transportation||$ 2,112||$ 2,112|
|Personal Expenses||$ 2,295||$ 2, 295|
|Academic Program||Program Fees Added to Cost of Attendance|
|Physical Therapist Assistant||$3,700|
*Students who are charged individual course fees or who have special costs associated with their education (other than those listed above) may request a Cost of Attendance Review by visiting their local Student Services Specialist to complete the required request form.