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Lakes Region Community College

Laconia, NH 2-Year Public
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Lakes Region Community College Tuition Information

In 2016, tuition for full-time students at Lakes Region Community College was $6,450 a year for in-state students and $14,700 a year for out-of-state students.

Usually, college tuition rises about 3% year.

Remember, the advertized cost of tuition does not always mean much if you plan to use financial aid to help pay for college. Many students owe much less than the sticker price after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts kick in. And, student loans can make theprice of collegefeel more doable until you've finishing school and found a job.

For information on Lakes Region Community College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

Lakes Region Community College: In-state vs. Out-of-State Tuition

Lakes Region Community College is a public, state institution, which means it offers a reduced tuition rate of $6,450 for students who qualify as state residents and attend full-time.

Public schools receive funds from the state to help them cover costs. Public, state schools can offer lower tuition for students who meet the requirements for in-state residency.

Choosing a college where you qualify for in-state tuition can cut the cost of college tuition. Take the time to verify your state's eligibility criteria for in-state tuition. Each state has different requirements to qualify as in-state resident. Most states require students to have resided in the state for a certain period of time before qualifying. There may be additional requirements as well, depending on the state you and your parents currently live in.

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Is Lakes Region Community College's Tuition Different for International Students?

Lakes Region Community College has the same tuition for international students as for those from out of state.

International students are not eligible for loans or grants from the U.S. government, but should research private or school-specific aid and scholarships.


Lakes Region Community College Housing Expenses, Fees, and More


Tuition is not the only cost of attending college; room and board, books, transportation and fees are also costs it consider when budgeting for college. Let's take a look at what impacts these costs, and what to expect at Lakes Region Community College.

Room and Board Costs at Lakes Region Community College

Meal-plan costs vary based on on how many meals are included in the plan you choose.

How Much Do Books Cost at Lakes Region Community College?

The cost of books often surprises first-year college students. The real cost of books and supplies depends on the courses you take and the textbooks, computer programs, or other materials are required.. To save money, many students choose to use books from the library or buy used textbooks and materials.

Yearly Fees

The majority of colleges also have fees to offsets cost associated with maintaining facilties, like the computer labs and libraries, athletic facilities, and more.

Keep in mind, there could also be additional fees associated with participating in special activities, like Greek Life, or playing on an intramural sports team. Many schools have resources so that those with financial need to find ways to lower or eliminate these costs.

The Cost of Transportation at Lakes Region Community College

The cost of transportation in college depends on a few key factors. Will you take a subway, car or an airplane to get to school? Is on-campus parking free, or will you need to budget for parking? Is the campus small enough that you can easily walk from class-to-class?? Do you plan to bring a car or will you need to use busses, subways, or other modes of transportation? All of these factors can make a big difference in your estimated cost of transportation. At Lakes Region Community College, freshman are allowed to park on campus.

Where are a college is located can impact your transportation budget. Small, rural schools may be easier to get around, but the cost of getting to campus may be higher. On the flip side, getting around in a city is often pricey, but cities may offer more buses, trains and low-cost flight options to actually get to school. The Lakes Region Community College campus is in a town in New Hampshire.

Other Costs

When budgeting for college, don’t forget to consider the cost of things like entertainment, clothes, furnishings and toiletries.


Total Tuition and Expenses at Lakes Region Community College


Now, let’s go over all of the costs we've covered, to get a better estimate of what is really costs to go to Lakes Region Community College.

Total Cost of Lakes Region Community College

What will the cost of attending Lakes Region Community College be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.

2023 Total Tuition and Expenses
In-state Tuition $6,450
Out-of-State Tuition $14,700

The total estimated cost will vary depending on whether you are going to live on-campus or off-campus.

Tuition and fees may vary depending on program, course level, location, and more.


Financial Aid at Lakes Region Community College


Most students take out institutional or government loans, because they tend to have lower interest rates and more flexible repayment options than private loans. Loans from the federal government can be subsidized or unsubsidized. Subsidized loans do not accrue interest during school, while unsubsidized loans begin accruing interest at the time the loan is issued. If students do no qualify for enough federal loans to cover the cost of tuition, some take out private loans. Parents can also take out ParentPLUS loans, which are government loans for parents who are helping their children pay for college.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) helps colleges determine how much financial need students and their familes have, so they can offer a financial aid package that meets, or come close to meeting, their need. For more information on Lakes Region Community College financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.

Scholarships at Lakes Region Community College

Some students may receive grants and scholarships to help pay for college. Unlike loans, scholarships and grants do not have to be paid back.

In 2023, a total of $2.6 million was awarded in need-based scholarships.

Lakes Region Community College Net Cost

The net price of college is the actual cost of attending a school for one year. Net cost is calculated by subtracting any scholarships, grants or other aid that does not need to be paid back from the total cost. Student loans are not part of the calculation, because they need to be repaid.

Now that we have a sense of the total estimated costs for Lakes Region Community College students, we can subtract the average financial aid package to find the estimated net cost. Net cost can vary depending on a students’ need and the financial aid award received.

When considering whether a school fits your budget, it is important to consider the estimated net cost, not just the sticker price of tuition. Often, schools with the highest tuition also offer the most generous aid packages, so estimate your net cost before eliminating a school because it does fit your budget.

By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Lakes Region Community College seem more manageable.

What will attending Lakes Region Community College really cost you? The answer depends on several factors.

As of 2011, colleges are required to have a net price calculator on their website to help prospective students and their families get a better idea of the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the Lakes Region Community College's net cost calculator on their website.

Lakes Region Community College Tuition Payment Plans

Some students choose to use payment plans to make the cost of tuition fit more comfortably in their budget.

Students cannot pay tuition in installments. Contact the financial aid office to verify this and discuss options.

Does Lakes Region Community College Offer Tuition Waivers?

Schools sometimes waiver tuition for certain groups, to reduce the total cost of attendance. Some schools offer tuition waivers for employees and their family members, underrepresented students, or military students. Even with a tuition waiver, other expenses and fees are the responsibility of the student.

Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.

Lakes Region Community College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and supporting students.

For more information about Lakes Region Community College's endowment, check with the school directly.


Learn More About Lakes Region Community College


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Lakes Region Community College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$6,720

In State

$14,970

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$6,450
$14,700
Fees
$270
$270
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Lakes Region Community College Financial Aid

Students Who Receive Need-Based Aid

Unknown

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,179

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$6,720

Out-of-State

$14,970

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Unknown
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