Cost of college went up for all students at McHenry County College


In-state tuition and fees rose 8.6 percent for 2017-18 at McHenry County College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Illinois residents paid $11,616 to attend the two-year public institution this year $915 more than the $10,701 charged for 2016-17.

Non-resident students would have paid 20.5 percent more than residents this year, or $14,003. Non-resident tuition and fees grew 5.7 percent from $13,242 in 2016-17.

100 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Illinois residents.

Data shows 47 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 229 students received grants or scholarships totaling $1.23 million and 62 students took out student loans totaling more than $261,990.

Including all undergraduates, 1,582 students used grants or scholarships totaling $7.38 million. Another 341 took out $1.64 million in federal student loans.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2014-15
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
Change in tuition and fees 2014-15 to 2017-18
In-state
6,371
$9,648
$10,666
$10,701
$11,616
20.4%
Out-of-state
0
$12,085
$13,497
$13,242
$14,003
15.9%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the McHenry County 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
223
35%
$986,631
$4,424
State / local grant or scholarship
161
26%
$241,995
$1,503
Institutional grants or scholarships
5
1%
$4,574
$915
Grant or scholarship aid total
229
36%
$1,233,200
$5,385
Federal student loans
62
10%
$261,990
$4,226
Other student loans
0
0%
$0
Student loan aid
62
10%
$261,990
$4,226
Total student aid
293
47%

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