Cost of college went up for resident students at Miami Dade College


In-state tuition and fees rose 0.1 percent for 2017-18 at Miami Dade College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Florida residents paid $2,838 to attend the four-year public institution this year $4 more than the $2,834 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 240.4 percent more than residents this year, or $9,661. Their price tag was unchanged from $9,661 in 2016-17.

About 98 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Florida residents. And about 1 percent are residents of other states.

Data shows 76 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 6,320 students received grants or scholarships totaling $34.92 million and 1,276 students took out student loans totaling more than $3.36 million.

Including all undergraduates, 34,830 students used grants or scholarships totaling $153.64 million. Another 4,770 took out $33.27 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
~54,102
$2,790
$2,838
$2,834
$2,838
1.7%
Out-of-state
~552
$9,613
$9,661
$9,661
$9,661
0.5%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Miami Dade 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
5,882
70%
$28,669,180
$4,874
State / local grant or scholarship
3,317
39%
$3,002,689
$905
Institutional grants or scholarships
1,918
23%
$3,250,446
$1,695
Grant or scholarship aid total
6,320
75%
$34,922,315
$5,526
Federal student loans
331
4%
$1,872,767
$5,658
Other student loans
1,067
13%
$1,484,844
$1,392
Student loan aid
1,276
15%
$3,357,611
$2,631
Total student aid
6,373
76%

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