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


In-state tuition and fees rose 2.1 percent for 2018-19 at Alvin Community College, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Texas residents paid $2,784 to attend the two-year public institution this year – $58 more than the $2,726 charged for 2017-18.

Non-residents paid 41.4 percent more than residents this year, or $3,936. Their price tag grew 1.5 percent from $3,878 in 2017-18.

About 99 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Texas residents. And about 1 percent are residents of other states.

Data shows 56 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 235 students received grants or scholarships totaling $1.1 million and 64 students took out student loans totaling more than $211,081.

Including all undergraduates (5,573), 1,338 students used grants or scholarships totaling $5.7 million, and 280 students took out $887,366 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
~5,517
$2,594
$2,642
$2,726
$2,784
7.3%
Out-of-state
~56
$3,794
$3,842
$3,878
$3,936
3.7%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Alvin 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
197
35%
$977,445
$4,962
State / local grant or scholarship
44
8%
$80,457
$1,829
Institutional grants or scholarships
47
8%
$72,907
$1,551
Grant or scholarship aid total
235
42%
$1,130,809
$4,812
Federal student loans
61
11%
$179,691
$2,946
Other student loans
4
1%
$31,390
$7,848
Student loan aid
64
11%
$211,081
$3,298
Total student aid
314
56%
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