Monroe Community College

Rochester, New York


Costs to Attend Monroe Community College

Are you interested in applying to Monroe Community College yet wondering how much it costs or if you can afford to attend? Use our comprehensive price data and loan calculation tools to assist in determining if this school makes financial sense for you and your intended major of study.

Annual Cost

  • Total One Academic Year Cost
  • New York Residents: $13,472
  • Non New York Residents: $16,612
  • Cost Itemization
  • Tution for New York Residents: $3,140
  • Tution for non-New York Residents: $6,280
  • Room and Board or estimated off campus living expense: $8,500
  • Books and Supplies: $1,200
  • Other Fees: $632

The cost per year to attend Monroe Community College is $13,472 for the 2012/2013 academic year. Residents outside of New York have a total one year cost of $16,612. How much may your student loan payments be and can you afford to attend? If you are interested in learning more, request additional information to be sent to you from Monroe Community College, Brighton

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2012-2013 and 2011-2012 IPEDS Survey and represent reported costs for the 2012-2013 and 2011-2012 academic years. Please consult the school directly for the most up to date price information.

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Estimated 2 Year Cost at Current Tuition

At current published tuition rates, the estimated total tuition and living expense cost of a 2 year associate degree at Monroe Community College is $26,944 for students graduating in normal time. Our methodology for estimating the 2 year cost is a multiple of the most recent reported annual cost and does not factor in tuition increases.

  • 2 Year Total Cost (tuition and living expenses): $26,944
  • 2 Year Out of State Total Cost (tuition and living expenses): $33,224

Estimated Cost Per Semester

  • New York Residents Total Cost Per Semester: $6,736
  • Non New York Residents Total Cost Per Semester: $8,306

Average Net Price and Financial Aid

  • Average Annual Net Price: $5,480*
  • Estimated Average 2 Year Degree Cost: $10,960**
  • Percent of Students Receiving Grant Aid: 58%
  • Average Annual Total Grant Aid Amount: $4,683
  • Percent of Students Receiving Pell Grants: 48%
  • Average Amount of Pell Grant Aid: $4,251
  • Percent of Students Receiving Federal Student Loans: 38%
  • Average Amount of Federal Student Loan Aid: $5,860

*Reported Average Annual Net Price for in state students receiving grant or scholarship aid reported to the U.S. Department of Education's 2011-2012 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.

**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 2011-2012 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.

For Profit / Not For Profit Status

Monroe Community College is a not for profit institution.

Example Student Loan Payments and Costs

How much are estimated student loan payments for Monroe Community College? Below are the costs for an example student loan if you borrowed $10,960, our estimated average net price for a two year degree. Note that this calculation assumes you are part of the reported 58% of students at this school who receive financial aid and you are paying an average annual net price of $5,480. If you do not financially qualify for a reduced net price, your student loan payments may be significantly higher than this example. Use our Monroe Community College 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.

  • Monthly Payment: $110.24
  • Amount Borrowed: $10,960.00
  • Interest Rate: 3.9%
  • Term: 10 years
  • Number of Monthly Payments: 120
  • Total Interest Cost: $2,268.43
  • Total of All Payments of 10 years: $13,228.43

Loan Affordability & Salary

Can I afford to attend Monroe Community College? To keep student loan payments affordable, it is recommended not to borrow more than you can pay back using 10% of your monthly income. When planning how to afford Monroe Community College, you need to carefully consider if it will be realistic to make the post graduation loan payments based on your expected salary.

Using these parameters, a salary of $13,228.43 is recommended to afford a $110.24 monthly payment in the example loan modeled above. 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 Monroe Community College in the future? In the past five years, this school's published in-state tuition and fee total rose from $3,041 to $3,689. This amounts to an average annual price increase of 4.3%. 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 can expect to pay for a 2 year degree at this school assuming tuition increases along at the national average rate. Estimated future prices are based on the current in-state 2 year cost of $26,944.00. Use our college savings plan calculator below to perform a more comprehensive analysis on future costs and how much you will need to save for Monroe Community College.

  • Estimated Cost in 5 years for students enrolling in 2019 - Annual: $17,624, 2 Year Degree: $35,248
  • Estimated Cost in 10 years for students enrolling in 2024 - Annual: $22,493, 2 Year Degree: $44,986
  • Estimated Cost in 15 years for students enrolling in 2029 - Annual: $28,708, 2 Year Degree: $57,415
  • Estimated Cost in 18 years for students enrolling in 2032 - Annual: $33,233, 2 Year Degree: $66,465

Cost Per Credit Hour and Cost Per 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 Monroe Community College are as follows.

  • Price per credit hour for New York residents: $128
  • Cost for one class for New York residents (3 credit hours): $384
  • Price per credit hour for out of state residents: $256
  • Cost for one class for out of state residents (3 credit hours): $768
  • Cost for one class for out of state residents (4 credit hours): $1,024

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Tuition History

What was tuition at Monroe Community College for the past five, ten, fifteen or twenty years? Looking at historical tuition increase rates may provide an indication as to expected increases in the future. Historical tuition and fees for all available data years back to 1987 follows.

  • 2010 - $3,339 In State / $6,239 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 0.9% Annual Increase
  • 2009 - $3,309 In State / $6,209 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 3.1% Annual Increase
  • 2008 - $3,209 In State / $6,009 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 5.5% Annual Increase
  • 2007 - $3,041 In State / $5,741 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 4.4% Annual Increase
  • 2006 - $2,914 In State / $5,514 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 0% Annual Increase
  • 2005 - $2,914 In State / $5,514 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 5.8% Annual Increase
  • 2004 - $2,755 In State / $5,255 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 0.1% Annual Increase
  • 2003 - $2,753 In State / $5,253 Out of State Tuition and Fees. -1% Annual Increase
  • 2002 - $2,780 In State / $5,280 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 0% Annual Increase
  • 2001 - $2,780 In State / $5,280 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 0% Annual Increase
  • 2000 - $2,780 In State / $5,280 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 2.3% Annual Increase
  • 1999 - $2,718 In State / $5,218 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 0.1% Annual Increase
  • 1998 - $2,714 In State / $5,214 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 3.7% Annual Increase
  • 1997 - $2,618 In State / $5,028 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 7.2% Annual Increase
  • 1996 - $2,442 In State / $4,682 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 6.4% Annual Increase
  • 1995 - $2,296 In State / $4,396 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 0.5% Annual Increase
  • 1994 - $2,284 In State / $4,384 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 3.8% Annual Increase
  • 1993 - $2,200 In State / $4,175 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 17.5% Annual Increase
  • 1992 - $1,872 In State / $3,622 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 28.7% Annual Increase
  • 1991 - $1,454 In State / $2,804 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 0.4% Annual Increase
  • 1990 - $1,448 In State / $2,798 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 0% Annual Increase

Cost for Popular Majors

Below are the most popular undergraduate areas of study at Monroe Community College ranked by degrees conferred during the 2010/2011 academic year along with their estimated total program cost. Please consult the school's website for further information as actual costs for specific program may vary. Price estimates assume graduation in normal time. Our methodology for estimating these costs is a two or four year multiple of the current one year tuition and living cost of $13,472. Associates degrees are assumed to be completed in two years and bachelors degrees are assumed to take four years.

Area of Study Graduates Estimated Degree + Living Expense Cost
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies Associate's Degree 1,171 $26,944
2 year cost
Business Administration and Management, General Associate's Degree 314 $26,944
2 year cost
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's Degree 131 $26,944
2 year cost
Community Organization and Advocacy Associate's Degree 89 $26,944
2 year cost
Elementary Education and Teaching Associate's Degree 59 $26,944
2 year cost
Speech Communication and Rhetoric Associate's Degree 55 $26,944
2 year cost
Hospitality Administration/Management, General Associate's Degree 53 $26,944
2 year cost
Legal Professions and Studies, Other Associate's Degree 52 $26,944
2 year cost
Criminal Justice/Police Science Associate's Degree 48 $26,944
2 year cost
Graphic Design Associate's Degree 47 $26,944
2 year cost
Engineering, General Associate's Degree 47 $26,944
2 year cost
Secondary Education and Teaching Associate's Degree 43 $26,944
2 year cost
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician Associate's Degree 35 $26,944
2 year cost
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician Associate's Degree 31 $26,944
2 year cost
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist Associate's Degree 31 $26,944
2 year cost
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping Associate's Degree 30 $26,944
2 year cost
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer Associate's Degree 29 $26,944
2 year cost
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering Technology/Technician Associate's Degree 27 $26,944
2 year cost
Interior Design Associate's Degree 26 $26,944
2 year cost
Art/Art Studies, General Associate's Degree 26 $26,944
2 year cost
Fire Services Administration Associate's Degree 24 $26,944
2 year cost
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other Associate's Degree 23 $26,944
2 year cost
Information Technology Associate's Degree 22 $26,944
2 year cost
Humanities/Humanistic Studies Associate's Degree 20 $26,944
2 year cost
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician Associate's Degree 20 $26,944
2 year cost
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other Associate's Degree 18 $26,944
2 year cost
Tool and Die Technology/Technician Associate's Degree 15 $26,944
2 year cost
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage Associate's Degree 15 $26,944
2 year cost
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician Associate's Degree 14 $26,944
2 year cost
Film/Cinema/Video Studies Associate's Degree 14 $26,944
2 year cost
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other Associate's Degree 14 $26,944
2 year cost
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician Associate's Degree 14 $26,944
2 year cost
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician Associate's Degree 14 $26,944
2 year cost
International Business/Trade/Commerce Associate's Degree 14 $26,944
2 year cost
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching Associate's Degree 13 $26,944
2 year cost
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician Associate's Degree 13 $26,944
2 year cost
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching Associate's Degree 12 $26,944
2 year cost
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary Associate's Degree 12 $26,944
2 year cost
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician Associate's Degree 11 $26,944
2 year cost
Commercial and Advertising Art Associate's Degree 9 $26,944
2 year cost
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Associate's Degree 9 $26,944
2 year cost
Corrections Associate's Degree 8 $26,944
2 year cost
Music Performance, General Associate's Degree 8 $26,944
2 year cost
Computer Science Associate's Degree 7 $26,944
2 year cost
Public Relations/Image Management Associate's Degree 6 $26,944
2 year cost
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst Associate's Degree 6 $26,944
2 year cost
Mathematics, General Associate's Degree 5 $26,944
2 year cost
Computer Programming/Programmer, General Associate's Degree 5 $26,944
2 year cost
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary Associate's Degree 5 $26,944
2 year cost
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant Associate's Degree 1 $26,944
2 year cost
Laser and Optical Technology/Technician Associate's Degree 1 $26,944
2 year cost
Office Management and Supervision Associate's Degree 1 $26,944
2 year cost

About Monroe Community College

Monroe Community College is a two year community college located in Rochester, New York.  Full time enrollment is 11,390 and part time is 6,310.  Monroe Community College 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.

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