Cost of Attendance / Financial Aid / Housing

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Cost of Attendance

California resident enrollment / tuition fee is $46 per unit

Non-resident enrollment / tuition fee is $311 per unit.

 

*Additional Fees (per semester):

Student Health Services fee $19 (Medical staff on site, click here for more information)

Student center use fee $10

Student body fee $5

Student representative fee $1

Semester parking permit fee (optional) $50

Book costs estimated at $300 - $600 per semester



Financial Aid    

*Financial aid is based on FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Click here to be directed to the FAFSA website.

Click here to be directed to the Monterey Peninsula College Financial Aid website.

 

Based on your family income, a student at MPC may receive:

Federal Pell Grant - up to $6195 per year (Based on FAFSA)

Board of Governors Fee Waiver (Tuition Fee waiver, based on FAFSA, must be CA resident)

E.O.P.S. Book Voucher - up to $300 per semester (Click here for E.O.P.S information)

Cal Grant - up to $574 per year (Click here to be directed to the Cal Grant website)

Federal Work Study - up to $1000 per semester (Based on FAFSA)

Federal S.E.O.G. (Based on FAFSA)

Scholarships (Click here for more information)

Direct Federal Student Loan - Up to $5500 1st yr. students / $6500 2nd yr. students (Click here for more info.) 

Parent Loan for Undergraduate Student (P.L.U.S. Loan) amount varies (Click here for more information)



Student Educational Budget

*The following information is to be used as an estimate. Each student's educational costs may vary. 

 

Sample California Resident Student Educational Budget 

Estimated expenses for two semesters:

Tuition ($46 per unit, minimum 24 units, can take more)                      $1104

Student Fees                                                                                               $128

Room (Approximate)                                                                                 $4500

Meals (Approximate)                                                                                 $2000

Books (Estimate only)                                                                               $500

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Total estimated California Resident expenses for two semesters:      $8232

 

Sample NON - California Resident Student Educational Budget 

Estimated NON - Resident expenses for two semesters: 

Tuition ($311 per unit, minimum 24 units, can take more)                                $7464

Student Fees                                                                                                           $128

Room (Approximate)                                                                                             $4500

Meals (Approximate)                                                                                             $2000

Books (Estimate only)                                                                                           $500

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Total estimated NON - California Resident expenses for two semesters        $14,592

 
 


Housing in Monterey, CA

*Please note that each student is responsible for their own housing and meals. Monterey Peninsula College does not provide on-campus housing or college managed housing. It is also recommended that you involve a parent in your search for housing.

To view a short video on housing locations within the city of Monterey, click here.The video is presented by the Monterey Institute of International Studies which is located a short distance from Monterey Peninsula College.


Monterey Housing Contacts:

(Click on the contact name to be linked directly to the contacts website)

Craigslist.org

Apartmentlist.com

Rent Cafe

Point2 Homes

Monterey Pines Apartments - (831) 372-5100 (Located next to MPC stadium)

Footprints on the Bay Apartments - (831) 373-0976 (Located next to MPC stadium)

SunBay Apartments - (831) 394-2515 (10 Minutes from MPC)

Cardinalli Reality & Property Management - (831) 375-0984

Mangold Property Management - (831) 372-1338

Monterey Herald (Local Newspaper)