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Mississippi Delta Community College

Moorhead, MS 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate56%
Acceptance Rate56%

Mississippi Delta Community College Tuition Information

Usually, colleges raise tuition about 3% each year.

Remember, the total cost of tuition isn't the final cost for attending college. Many students pay much less than the sticker price after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are applied. Plus, student loans can make theprice of collegemore manageable until you're done with college.

Does Mississippi Delta Community College Offer In-State and Out-of-State Tuition?

Mississippi Delta Community College is a public institution,

Public schools receive funds from the state to help them cover costs. These institutions offer a lower cost of attendance for those who qualify as MS residents.

Attending a school where you qualify for in-state tuition can drastically reduce the total cost of attending college. Don't forget to confirm your state's requirements for in-state residency. Every state has its own rules about what makes someone eligible for in-state tuition. In many states, students must have lived in the state for 12 months before starting school to qualify for in-state tuition. There may be additional requirements as well, depending on the state you and your parents currently reside in.

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Mississippi Delta Community College International Student Tuition

Tuition at Mississippi Delta Community College is the same for all students.

International students usually do not qualify for for federal financial aid, but may be eligible for private or school-specific grants, scholarships, and other funding opportunities..


Mississippi Delta Community College Living 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 planning for college. Let's take a look at what impacts these costs, and what to expect at Mississippi Delta Community College.

Room and Board Costs at Mississippi Delta Community College Students who live off campus but would like to be able to eat in the campus dining can choose to be on a meal plan. The cost of board-only is $7,000.

Meal-plan costs can depend on how many meals are included in the plan you choose.

Cost of Books at Mississippi Delta Community College

The cost of books often surprises first-year college students. The actual cost of books depends on the courses you take and the materials required. To save money, many students choose to use books from the library or buy books from students who have already taken the course.

Annual Fees

The majority of colleges charge some yearly fees to offsets cost associated with maintaining facilties, like the library, gym and computer labs.

There may be additional fees associated with participating in certain activities, like Greek Life, or participating in sports or other extracurriculars. Most colleges offer ways for students with demonstrated need to get help covering these fees.

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: Transportation costs at Mississippi Delta Community College

The total cost of getting around 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 own a car, or are you planning to use busses, subways, or other modes of transportation? All of these questions can make a big difference in your estimated cost of transportation. Keeping in mind, first-year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

A school's location can also have a big effect on transportation costs. Small, rural schools may be easier to get around, but the cost of getting to campus may be higher. On the other hand transportation in an urban area could be pricey, but there may be more trains, busses and affordable flights to actually get to school. Mississippi Delta Community Collegeis in a small town setting in MS.

Other Costs

When estimating your budget for college, don’t forget to leave some room in your budget for personal expenses, like movies, takeouts, furniture or appliances for your dorm or housing, and essentials like laundry detergent, toothpaste and toilet paper.


Financial Breakdown for Mississippi Delta 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 Mississippi Delta Community College.

Total Cost of Mississippi Delta Community College

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

2022 Total Tuition and Expenses
Board Only $2,500
Other expenses $1,000

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 Mississippi Delta Community College


In 2022, 884 of the 2,086 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. Mississippi Delta Community College meets 53% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.

The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $9,879 a year.

Most Common Loans for Mississippi Delta Community College Students

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 Mississippi Delta Community College financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.

Scholarships at Mississippi Delta 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 2022, Mississippi Delta Community College awarded 211 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $12.9 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $1.2 million in merit-based scholarship money was awarded to students without demonstrated financial need.

Net Cost of Mississippi Delta Community College

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 Mississippi Delta 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.

The average amount of financial aid received by a full-time first year student with demonstrated need at Mississippi Delta Community College was $9,879 in 2022. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Mississippi Delta Community College seem more manageable.

What will attending Mississippi Delta 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 understand the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the Mississippi Delta Community College's net cost calculator on their website.

Mississippi Delta 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.

Mississippi Delta Community College Tuition Waivers

Schools sometimes offer tuition waivers to certain groups, to offset the cost of attending. Some colleges offer tuition waivers for faculty, staff, and their families , underrepresented students, or military students. Even if you qualify for a waiver, other expenses and fees are the responsibility of the student.


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Mississippi Delta Community College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$1,100

In State

$1,100

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
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Housing
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Books
$1,100
$1,100

Mississippi Delta Community College Financial Aid

Students Who Receive Need-Based Aid

81%

Average Financial Aid Package

$3,033

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

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,086

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

56%

Tuition and Fees

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Unknown

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Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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