Financial Aid Amount Received
$3,097 (38.18% of tuition & fees)
Percent of Financial Aid Received
53% of 13,720 students

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

7,676 undergraduate students (53% of all students) have received grants, scholarships, and/or federal student loans at MiraCosta College. The percentage of students who received financial aid higher compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.
Compare to similar schools in rankings such as American River College and Antelope Valley College, the percentage of students who received financial aid is higher (the average of the schools is 59.90%).
The average amount of grants of scholarship aid is $3,097 and the average loan amount is $6,618. The average financial aid amount is 38.18% of tuition & fees based on out-of-state rate (tuition & fees: $8,112).

Undergraduate Financial Aid by Type

Number Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidTotal Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or scholarship aid7,676 53%$23,774,494$3,097
Pell Grants3,886 27%$14,286,781$3,676
Federal Students Loans358 2%$2,369,288$6,618

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid Comparison Chart

First-time (full-time) Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the full-time, first-time undergraduate students (freshmen, in most cases), 767 students have received one or more types of financial aid at MiraCosta College.
The average amount of federal, state, local or institutional grant aid is $4,999 and the average amount of student loans awarded to full-time first-time undergraduate students is $5,595.
The following table shows the financial data by type of aid at MiraCosta College.

First-time Undergraduate Financial Aid by Type

Number Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidTotal Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid76862%--
Grant or scholarship aid767 62%$3,834,167$4,999
Federal Grants512 41%$2,362,812$4,615
Pell Grants512 41%$2,329,484$4,550
Other Federal Grants70 6%$33,328$476
State/Local Grants752 60%$1,468,355$1,953
Institutional Grants3 0%$3,000$1,000
Student Loans17 1%$95,110$5,595
Federal Student Loans17 1%$95,110$5,595
Other Student Loans0 0%$0$0

Financial Aid by Income Level

The following table summarizes the number of schools receiving financial aid and its average amount by income levels at MiraCosta College.
Income Level# of Students# of Students Receiving AidTotal Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
All Income Level--$3,472,945$6,850
0 - $30,000282 282$2,101,684$7,453
$30,001 - $48,000139 139$983,870$7,078
$48,001 - $75,00078 78$372,398$4,774
$75,001 - $110,0008 8$14,993$1,874
$110,001 - more0 0$0$0

Paid Tuition Rates by Residency

At MiraCosta College, for the first-time/full-time students, 1,158 students have paid in-state rate of tuition and 85 students have paid out-of-state tuition rate.
# of Students
In-District Rate0
In-State Rate1,158
Out-of-State Rate85
Un-known0

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