Cost of Attendance

Cost of attendance (COA) is based on average estimated education-related expenses for students attending Grand Rapids Community College during Fall and Winter semesters. COA is used to help determine student financial aid eligibility.

Cost of Attendance – Expected family contribution (as determined through the FAFSA) = Financial Need

Cost of attendance varies based on residency status, housing arrangements, enrollment status and program. It includes a provision for the following estimated expenses:

  • Tuition
  • Fees
  • Room and Board
  • Books and Supplies
  • Transportation
  • Miscellaneous Personal Expenses
  • Loan Fees

2017-18 full-time Cost of Attendance budgets for general, differential tuition and non-term Job Training programs follow:

General Programs

 

In-District
$113/contact hour

In-State

$242/contact hour

Out-of-State

$359/contact hour

Tuition

30 contact hours

$3,390

$7,260

$10,770

Fees

$459

$459

$459

Room and Board

Living w/parent: $3,410

Living on own: $6,820

Living w/parent: $3,410

Living on own: $6,820

Living w/parent: $3,410

Living on own: $6,820

Books and Supplies

$965

$965

$965

Personal Expenses

$1,814

$1,814

$1,814

Transportation

$1,416

$1,416

$1,416

Loan Fees

$27

$27

$27

Total

$11,481 / $14,891

$15,351 / $18,761

$18,861 / $22,271

 

Dental and Culinary Programs

 

In-District
$146/contact hour

In-State

$315/contact hour

Out-of-State

$467/contact hour

Tuition

30 contact hours

$4,380

$9,450

$14,010

Fees

$459

$459

$459

Room and Board

Living w/parent:$3,410

Living on own: $6,820

Living w/parent: $3,410

Living on own: $6,820

Living w/parent: $3,410

Living on own: $6,820

Books and Supplies

$965

$965

$965

Personal Expenses

$1,814

$1,814

$1,814

Transportation

$1,416

$1,416

$1,416

Loan Fees

$27

$27

$27

Total

$12,471 / $15,881

$17,541 / $20,951

$22,101 / $25,511

 

Nursing Programs

 

In-District
$186/contact hour

In-State

$401/contact hour

Out-of-State

$595/contact hour

Tuition

30 contact hours

$5,580

$12,030

$17,850

Fees

$459

$459

$459

Room and Board

Living w/parent: $3,410

Living on own: $6,820

Living w/parent: $3,410

Living on own: $6,820

Living w/parent: $3,410

Living on own: $6,820

Books and Supplies

$965

$965

$965

Personal Expenses

$1,814

$1,814

$1,814

Transportation

$1,416

$1,416

$1,416

Loan Fees

$27

$27

$27

Total

$13,671 / $17,081

$20,121 / $23,531

$25,941 / $29,351

 

Job Training Programs - General

 

In-District

In-State

Out-of-State

Tuition and Fees

$6,103

$6,682

$6,682

Room and Board

Living w/parent: $2,353

Living on own: $4,706

Living w/parent: $2,353

Living on own: $4,706

Living w/parent: $2,353

Living on own: $4,706

Personal Expenses

$1,252

$1,252

$1,252

Transportation

$977

$977

$977

Loan Fees

$25

$25

$25

Total

$10,710 / $13,063

$11,289 / $13,642

$11,289 / $13,642

 

Job Training Programs – Medical Assistant

 

In-District

In-State

Out-of-State

Tuition and Fees

$7,835

$7,835

$7,835

Room and Board

Living w/parent: $2,898

Living on own: $5,797

Living w/parent: $2,898

Living on own: $5,797

Living w/parent: $2,898

Living on own: $5,797

Personal Expenses

$1,542

$1,542

$1,542

Transportation

$1,204

$1,204

$1,204

Loan Fees

$25

$25

$25

Total

$13,504 / $16,403

$13,504 / $16,403

$13,504 / $16,403