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Lake Michigan College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$12,460 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$3,840 tuition
$5,850 off campus room & board
$1,600 books
$1,170 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$13,690 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,070 tuition
$5,850 off campus room & board
$1,600 books
$1,170 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$1,521 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
84% of students receive aid
67% get federal aid ($4,700 avg)
12% get state aid ($2,147 avg)
26% get institn'l aid ($1,521 avg)
23% get loans ($5,146 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 6.31% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 6.34% 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 $4,798 79%
Federal Grant Aid $4,700 67%
Pell Grants $4,692 67%
Other Federal Grants $275 2%
Institution Grant Aid $1,521 26%
State Grant Aid $2,147 12%
Student Loans $5,146 23%
Federal Loans $5,146 23%
Other Loans - 0%

Merit Aid Available

No known Merit Aid available.

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Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Lake Michigan College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
2755 East Napier Avenue
Benton Harbor, MI 49022-1899
(269) 927-8100
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $128
Out of State $169


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 1
  • Emilyanne from Dowagiac, MI
  • Dec-02-2013 I am a current student here

    LMC charges a lot of fees for things that people don't always even use. So, I think they charge too much but to save money, I'd definitely recommend going to LMC over going to a 4 year university right out of high school. You can go to LMC and pay for it completely with just a part time job.

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  • Joshua from Centreville, MI
  • May-13-2013 I am a past student here

    You get what you pay for. Most community colleges are the same. It's a good place to go if you want small class sizes.

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  • Angela from Lawton, MI
  • Mar-21-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The college has different campuses in Niles and South Haven in addition to Benton Harbor and networks with other colleges in Southwest Michigan for transfer programs.

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