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Hartnell College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$13,967 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$1,320 tuition
$10,962 off campus room & board
$1,665 books and supplies
$20 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$19,331 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$6,684 tuition
$10,962 off campus room & board
$1,665 books and supplies
$20 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$525 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
84% of students receive aid
62% get federal aid ($4,355 avg)
81% get state aid ($1,459 avg)
2% get institn'l aid ($525 avg)
0% get loans

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 23.5% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 6.03% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $4,666 84%
Federal Grant Aid $4,355 62%
Pell Grants $4,293 62%
Other Federal Grants $156 24%
Institution Grant Aid $525 2%
State Grant Aid $1,459 81%
Student Loans - 0%
Federal Loans - 0%
Other Loans - 0%

Merit Aid Available

No known Merit Aid available.

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Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: August 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Financial Aid Contact Info
411 Central Avenue
Salinas, CA 93901
(831) 755-6700
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $46
Out of State $225


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Ramiro from Gonzales, CA
  • Mar-06-2014 I am a current student here

    The professors here are really helpful. Especially the science department, there is a lot of teachers with PhD degrees, and you get the same education you will get at 4 years for a lot less money.

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  • 5
  • Morgan from Salinas, CA
  • Aug-18-2013 I am a current student here

    Going to a community college is the best route by FAR. I am almost thankful that I slacked in high school. I am now getting a 4.0 GPA, learning more than ever with teachers who actually CARE, and I'm taking the same exact classes that my friends are taking at CSU's and UC's for a quarter of the price if not less. This is the best thing that has ever happened to me and I wouldn't go back in time and change a thing!

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  • 5
  • Cristina from Greenfield, CA
  • Jul-03-2013 I am a current student here

    Very affordable!! The tuition there is not a buck burner. We also get a lot of help to apply for scholarships and fafsa so we don't really have to pay out of the pocket. I have spent maybe $30 since i've entered the school which says a lot. Classes are not expensive and the school kind of requires us to apply for a BOG waiver that gives us $500 or more in money to cover our registration fee.

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