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Massachusetts Bay Community College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$15,014 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$576 tuition
$8,606 off campus room & board
$1,600 books and supplies
$4,232 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$19,958 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,520 tuition
$8,606 off campus room & board
$1,600 books and supplies
$4,232 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Colleges like Massachusetts Bay Community College are working hard to make tuition affordable to deserving students.

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Average Aid

$719 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
61% of students receive aid
42% get federal aid ($4,327 avg)
50% get state aid ($991 avg)
4% get institn'l aid ($719 avg)
19% get loans ($4,335 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 4.87% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 2.27% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $4,188 56%
Federal Grant Aid $4,327 42%
Pell Grants $4,276 42%
Other Federal Grants $357 8%
Institution Grant Aid $719 4%
State Grant Aid $991 50%
Student Loans $4,335 19%
Federal Loans $4,001 18%
Other Loans $5,664 1%

Merit Aid Available

No known Merit Aid available.

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Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: May 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Massachusetts Bay Community College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
50 Oakland St
Wellesley Hills, MA 02481-5399
(781) 239-3000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $24
Out of State $230


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Nicole from Attleboro, MA
  • I am a current student here

    Mass Bay has a lot of bang for your buck! The classes are reasonably priced and it is great to get all of your gen eds out of the way for a great price.

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  • 5
  • Jonathan from Framingham, MA
  • I am a current student here

    For what MassBay offers, and the extremely high rates of transfers to four-year colleges, you cannot get a better deal. Transferring out of MassBay offers you the chance to go to a four-year state university as a junior, and pay almost half their tuition BECAUSE you attended MassBay. You've completed half your Bachelor's Degree at a fraction of the price others have paid, and your FAFSA helped you accomplish that. Going to MassBay won't make you hungry.

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  • 5
  • Meghan
  • I am a current student here

    You will save A LOT of money by attending Mass Bay. Tuition is generally around $3,000/semester for a full-time student.

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