Annual Costs

Undergraduate Tuition

County College of Morris tuition is $3,750 per year for in-district residents. This is 26% more expensive than the national average public two year in-district tuition of $2,965. The cost is 10% cheaper than the average New Jersey in-district tuition of $4,157 for 2 year colleges. Tuition ranks 13th in New Jersey amongst 2 year colleges for affordability and is the 8th most expensive 2 year college in the state.

The school charges an additional fees of $1,080 in addition to tuition bringing the total effective in-state tuition to $8,580.

Housing Costs

County College of Morris doesn't offer on campus housing. If you're not living with family you will need to budget for food and housing in the Randolph area just like you would for a college with dorms. The estimated rent and meal expense per academic year for off campus housing is $10,800.

Books and Supplies

The estimated annual cost for books and supplies is $1,400.

Other Living Expenses

Off-campus students should budget for $4,770 in other miscellaneous living expenses.

Total Costs

The total tuition and living expense budget for in-district residents to go to County College of Morris is $21,800 for the 2017/2018 academic year. The total cost for in-state, but not in district residents is $25,550. Out-of-state students who don't possess New Jersey residence can expect a one year cost of $28,760. Students residing at home with parents providing food and housing can expect a total cost of $14,170.

Citation: Price data from the U.S. Department of Education's 2017-2018 and 2016-2017 IPEDS survey response for County College of Morris and represent reported costs for the 2016-2017 and 2015-2016 academic years.

Costs and Tuition for County College of Morris
Estimated Budgets
In-District Resident Total Budget (Living Off Campus)$21,800
   In-District Tuition$3,750
   Other Fees$1,080
   Off-Campus Other Budget$4,770
   Books and Supplies$1,400
   Off-Campus Housing Estimate$10,800
In-District Resident Total Budget (Living with Parents)$10,420
   In-District Tuition$3,750
   Other Fees$1,080
   Family Provided Room and Board$0
   With-Family Other Living Budget$4,190
   Books and Supplies$1,400
New Jersey Out of District Total Budget (Living Off Campus)$25,550
   In-State Tuition$7,500
   Other Fees$1,080
   Off-Campus Housing Estimate$10,800
   Off-Campus Other Budget$4,770
   Books and Supplies$1,400
New Jersey Out of District Total Budget (Living with Parents)$14,170
   In-State Tuition$7,500
   Other Fees$1,080
   Family Provided Room and Board$0
   With-Family Other Living Budget$4,190
   Books and Supplies$1,400


What it Really Costs

Depending on many factors including student and parent income and assets, the total cost of attendance may be less than the $25,550 published price if scholarship or grant aid is made available to you.

Net Price

The net out-of-pocket total cost you end up paying or financing though student loans is known as the net price. The reported County College of Morris net price for in-state students is $6,174* for the 2014/2015 academic year. This net price includes housing and meal expenses.

Pell Grants and other Grant Aid

37% of County College of Morris students received grant aid in 2014/2015. The average total aid amount was $4,865. 31 percent of students received aid in the form of Pell Grants from the U.S. Federal Government. The average Pell Grant awarded for 2014/2015 was $4,320. To apply for a Pell Grant to attend County College of Morris, the first step is to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Net Price and Financial Aid for County College of Morris
Financial Aid Summary
Average Annual Net Price$6,174*
Percent of Students Receiving Grant Aid37%
Average Total Grant Aid$4,865
Percent of Students Receiving Pell Grants31%
Average Amount of Pell Grant Aid$4,320

Average Net Price for In-State Students by Family Income

The average net total cost of attendance for different levels of family income after federal, state or local government, institutional grant and scholarship aid are awarded. Data last published for the 2014/2015 academic year.

Family Income Avg. Net Price
$0 to $30,000$4,726
$30,001 to $48,000$5,417
$48,001 to $75,000$8,329
$75,001 to $110,000$11,075

Average Financial Aid Mix - $25,550 In-State Total Cost

CollegeCalc has estimated typical coverage of the annual in-state tuition and living expenses of $25,550. Breakdown is based on average grant aid and federal loan aid which will vary based on your family income.


Grants and Scholarships

 23% - $4,865

Money granted to you by the U.S. Department of Education, County College of Morris or other organizations. These are not loans and do not need to be repaid.

Federal Loans

 21% - $4,418

Low interest student loans funded by the U.S. Department of Education. This amount will need to be repaid.

Out of Pocket

 55% -  $11,497

Covered by family savings, work or private student loans which you will have to repay.

*Reported Average Annual Net Price for in state students receiving grant or scholarship aid reported to the U.S. Department of Education's Academic Year 2014-2015 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Consult this school's net price calculator for further understanding of your potential net price.

Note that for colleges with no reported on-campus room and board, the average net price has been increased to account for living expenses. This number may not only reflect the net price paid to the school for tuition.

Tuition Comparison to Similar Community Colleges in the Region

School Cost vs. County College of Morris
Raritan Valley Community College40.2% less expensive
Sussex County Community College16% less expensive
Union County College28.1% more expensive
Essex County College1.2% more expensive
Passaic County Community College37.6% less expensive

Cost of a Degree

Being a school offering two year programs, prospective students should consider the multi year outlay when budgeting the cost for two years at County College of Morris.

Estimated 2 Year Cost at Published Tuition

At the current published rates, an estimated total tuition, fees and living expense price for a 2 year associate degree at County College of Morris is $51,100 for students graduating in normal time. This methodology for estimating the 2 year cost is a straight multiple of the most recent reported annual total cost and does not factor in tuition increases during the time you're in school. It also assumes you receive no grant or scholarship aid and pay the full list price.

A potentially more accurate but less conservative estimate of a degree cost can be made by using the school's annual $5,195 in-state net price as the basis. Applying this cost over 2 would estimate the cost of a degree at $10,390**

**Based on a 2 year multiple of Average Annual Net Price for in state students receiving grant or scholarship aid reported to the U.S. Department of Education's 2014-2015 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Consult this school's net price calculator for further understanding of your potential net price.

Other Costs

Estimated Cost Per Semester

Most colleges don't charge students on an annual basis but instead require payment semester by semester. If you ever need to take an additional semester of classes to complete you degree you shouldn't have to pay for a full academic year. These our estimated costs for a semester at County College of Morris.

New Jersey Resident Tuition Per Semester$3,750
New Jersey Resident Total Cost Per Semester$12,775
Non-New Jersey Resident Tuition Per Semester$5,355
Non-New Jersey Resident Total Cost Per Semester$14,380

Cost Per Credit Hour and Cost for a Class

Some schools offer the ability to take single classes by paying on a per credit hour basis. The reported price per credit hour and estimated cost for one class at County College of Morris are as follows. Per credit costs are for reference only as many schools will not allow students to pay by credit hour.

Cost per credit hour and per class at County College of Morris
Price per credit hour for in district residents$125
Cost for one class for in district residents (3 credit hours)$375
Price per credit hour for New Jersey residents$250
Cost for one class for New Jersey residents (3 credit hours)$750
Price per credit hour for out of state residents$357
Cost for one class for out of state residents (3 credit hours)$1,071
Cost for one class for out of state residents (4 credit hours)$1,428


Student Loans and Debt

The second consideration after understanding the cost of college is determining how to finance it. Some students are fortunate enough to have some form of family financial assistance, but student loans end up financing a significant portion of higher education in the U.S. 18% of County College of Morris students receive U.S. Federal Student Loans with an average annual Federal Loan aid amount of $4,418.

Example Loan Payments and Costs

How much are student loan payments for County College of Morris? Obviously this varies based on a number of factors - offsetting financial aid you receive, percentage of fee you pay upfront while enrolled and the interest rate on your loans. We've modeled a sample student loan based on current Stafford loan rates to give you an approximate idea.

The following are the costs for a loan if you borrowed $10,390, 100% of the estimated average net price for a two year program and paid nothing while enrolled. The total of all payments including interest would sum $12,891.61. This could be your effective total out of pocket cost of an education at County College of Morris. Note that this calculation assumes you don't pay full list price tuition, are part of the reported 37% of students at this school who receive financial aid and you are paying an average annual net price of $5,195. If you do not financially qualify for a reduced net price, your student loan payments could be significantly higher than this example. Use our County College of Morris student loan calculator below to change loan assumptions and recalculate.

Student loans are not free money and must be repaid. You cannot dismiss student loans by via bankruptcy.

County College of Morris Student Loan Payments
Example Payments
Monthly Loan Payment$107.43
Amount Borrowed$10,390.00
Interest Rate4.5%
Term10 years
Number of Monthly Payments120
Total Interest Cost$2,501.61
Sum of All Payments over 10 years$12,891.61

Affording Student Loan Payments and Post Graduation Salary

Can I afford to attend County College of Morris? In the end, the answer comes down a determination if you will earn enough to comfortably pay back a student loan with your post graduation salary. This is an extremely important point to consider. In order to afford student loan payments and still meet all your other costs of living, it is recommended not to borrow more than you can pay back using 10% of your monthly income earned after graduation. If you're considering attending County College of Morris, you need to carefully consider if it will be realistic to make the post graduation loan payments based on your expected salary.

Using the 10% of salary threshold, an annual income of $12,891.61 would be needed to afford a $107.43 monthly payment in the example $10,390.00 loan modeled above. You will need to determine if it is at all realistic that you will be earning this type of salary after graduation. This assumes a loan payback over 10 years. You can change the terms of this example loan using the student loan calculator below.

Estimated Future Cost and Expected Tuition Increase

What will it cost to send your child to County College of Morris in the future? In the past four years, this school's published in-state tuition and fee total rose from $6,960 to $7,500. This amounts to an average annual price increase of 1.6%. Nationally, university tuition prices are rising around 5% per year. Looking out five, ten, fifteen or eighteen years, these are CollegeCalc's estimates how much you could expect to pay for a 2 year degree assuming tuition increases at the national average rate. Estimated future prices are based on the current in-state 2 year cost of $51,100.00. Use the college savings plan calculator below to perform a more comprehensive analysis on future costs and how much you will need to save for County College of Morris.

Annual2 Year Degree
Estimated Cost in 5 years for students enrolling in 2024$33,424$66,848
Estimated Cost in 10 years for students enrolling in 2029$42,659$85,317
Estimated Cost in 15 years for students enrolling in 2034 $54,445$108,889
Estimated Cost in 18 years for students enrolling in 2037 $63,026$126,053

Comparable Cost for Popular Majors

We've compared the out of state cost of the most popular undergraduate areas of study at County College of Morris to the national average for all other colleges offering the same major. Use this comparison to determine particular programs where this school offers value relative to other colleges.

Area of Study Graduates vs National Avg
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies Associate's Degree 358 30% costlier
Business Administration and Management, General Associate's Degree 216 33% costlier
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's Degree 120 43% costlier
Criminal Justice/Police Science Associate's Degree 103 49% costlier
Graphic Design Associate's Degree 51 29% costlier
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other Associate's Degree 47 55% costlier
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other Associate's Degree 36 52% costlier
Management Information Systems, General Associate's Degree 35 33% costlier
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer Associate's Degree 28 48% costlier
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician Associate's Degree 23 30% costlier
Kinesiology and Exercise Science Associate's Degree 19 64% costlier
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching Associate's Degree 14 37% costlier
Music, Other Associate's Degree 14 52% costlier
Photography Associate's Degree 12 31% costlier
Hospitality Administration/Management, General Associate's Degree 12 44% costlier
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician Associate's Degree 10 43% costlier
Telecommunications Technology/Technician Associate's Degree 8 45% costlier
Agricultural Business and Management, General Associate's Degree 7 67% costlier
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design Associate's Degree 7 43% costlier
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician Associate's Degree 6 46% costlier
Engineering Science Associate's Degree 6 34% costlier
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist Associate's Degree 6 48% costlier
Public Administration Associate's Degree 3 39% costlier
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other Associate's Degree 1 21% costlier
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician Associate's Degree 1 60% costlier
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew Associate's Degree 1 40% costlier


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About County College of Morris

County College of Morris is a two year community college located in Randolph, New Jersey.  Full time enrollment is 3,821 and part time is 4,246.  County College of Morris has an open admission policy meaning that any prospective student who has completed high school or attained a GED certificate may enroll in classes.

Only undergraduate degrees are offered at this school.

County College of Morris
214 Center Grove Rd
Randolph, New Jersey

For Profit / Not For Profit Status

County College of Morris is a public not for profit institution. Public schools often represent the best value for your education dollar, especially when students qualify for in-state tuition.

County College of Morris cost and financial aid data source: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=184180 IPEDS survey data.