Paying for College

Paying for College

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At Mountwest Community & Technical College, we know there are often many obstacles in the way of students beginning their college career. How to pay for college shouldn’t be one of them. 

The Office of Financial Aid office at Mountwest is designed to give you a channel to obtain the resources you need to enroll at Mountwest. Our trained financial aid counselors know all the available avenues to get you the financial aid you need to attend Mountwest. There are grants, loans and many tax advantages available to you because you attend a college. We’ll work hard on your behalf to get you what you need.

The cost to attend Mountwest differs for each student, depending on where you live, program of study and how many credits you take.  The 2015-2016 Financial Aid Budgets are listed below. Note that these amounts are average amounts and you should refer to the Tuition and Fees page for exact costs.

Financial Aid Budgets for 2015-2016

COSTS Resident W/Parent Resident Off Campus  Metro W/Parent Metro Off Campus Non-Resident W/Parent Non-Resident Off Campus
Books and Supplies 1348 1348 1348 1348 1348 1348
Average Loan Fee 18 18 18 18 18 18
Misc/Personal Expenses 986 1159 986 1159 986 1159
Room and Board 3848 6413 3848 6413 3848 6413
Tuition and Fees 3696 3696 6312 6312 9216 9216
Transportation 1982 1982 2448 2448 1982 2448
TOTAL 11878 14616 14960 17698 17398 20602