Financial Aid at MCC

The average amount of financial aid is $3,991 where 62% of enrolled students have received grants or scholarship aid at Meridian Community College. The average amount of tuition & fees is $3,478 for Mississippi residents and $5,278 for out-of-state students at Meridian Community College.

  • Average Financial Aid: $3,991
  • Undergraduate Tuition: $5,278 ($3,478 Mississippi residents)

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All Undergraduate Student Financial Aid

For academic year 2019-2020, total 2,222 students (62% of all undergraduate students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received amount is $3,991. Grant/scholarship aid includes federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid. Next table shows the financial aid statistics for all undergraduate students by aid types at Meridian Community College.
Financial Aid Statistics at Meridian Community College
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Federal, state, local, institutional or other grant aid2,22262%$3,991
Pell Grants1,50142%$4,218
Federal Student Loans36510%$4,172

Beginning Student Financial Aid

For first time, full time beginning students (freshmen), total 603 students (89% of all freshmen) have received any type of financial aid and 603 students (89% of all freshmen) awarded any student loans. The headcount includes the number of full-time, first-time degree seeking beginning undergraduate students. The average amount of grant/scholarship aid is $4,918 and the average amount of student loan aid is $2,358. Next table shows the headcount and average received amount of financial aid by source of the aid at Meridian Community College.
Beginning Students Financial Aid Statistics at Meridian Community College
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid60389%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources59889%$4,918
Federal Grants43765%$4,714
Pell Grants43765%$4,647
Other Federal Grants304%$980
State/Local Grants17426%$609
Institutional Grants30645%$2,532
Student Loans7711%$2,358
Federal Student Loans7711%$2,358
Other Student Loans00%$0

Grants and Scholarship Aid By Income Level

Next table shows the number of students awarded and average grants/scholarship aid amount by income level for whom paying in-state tuition rate at Meridian Community College. The sources of grants and scholarship aid are the federal government, state/local government, or the institution (Meridian Community College.
Financial Aid Statistics By Income Level at Meridian Community College
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level392392$5,359
$0-$30,000389389$5,367
$30,001-$48,00022$5,810
$48,001-$75,00011$1,639
$75,001-$110,00000-
$110,001 or more00-

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