McHenry County College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Crystal Lake, IL

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How much is the MCC tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, MCC's tuition & fees is $10,529 for Illinois residents and $14,885 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $25,155 for Illinois residents and $29,511 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

MCC Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Illinois Residents Tuition & Fees$10,529
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$14,885
Books & Supplies Costs$1,400
Off-campus Room & Board$9,468
Off-campus Expenses$3,758
2023-2024 Estimates
Illinois Residents Tuition & Fees$9,550
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$15,334

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, MCC' tuition is slightly higher than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in Illinois, its tuition is comparable to the average tuition of $13,638.
McHenry County College$10,529$14,885
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Illinois 2-4 Years Colleges$19,795
Public Schools$10,585$13,638
Private Schools$21,542

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between MCC and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, 2-4 years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
McHenry County CollegeCrystal Lake, IL$10,529$14,885
City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey CollegeChicago, IL$11,520$14,430
City Colleges of Chicago-Harry S Truman CollegeChicago, IL$11,520$14,430
City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright CollegeChicago, IL$11,520$14,430
Illinois Central CollegeEast Peoria, IL$9,900$11,700
College of Lake CountyGrayslake, IL$10,531$14,036
Oakton Community CollegeDes Plaines, IL$10,446$12,462
South Suburban CollegeSouth Holland, IL$11,033$12,683
William Rainey Harper CollegePalatine, IL$9,990$11,802
Heartland Community CollegeNormal, IL$10,440$15,420
Frontier Community CollegeFairfield, IL$10,270$12,340

Financial Aid and COA

At McHenry County College, 3,269 students (37%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $3,095.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at MCC is $26,416 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 308 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $3,940 and the average amount of student loans is $4,458.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Illinois ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$25,155$29,511
Tuition & Fees$10,529$14,885
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$14,626$14,626
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$22,060$26,416
Average Financial Aid$3,095$3,095
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship3,26937%$3,095
Pell Grants1,06112%$3,978
Federal Student Loan1432%$4,319
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid30881%-
Grants or Scholarships29678%$3,940
Federal Grants29578%$3,688
Pell Grants10528%$5,102
Other Federal Grants27973%$1,980
State/Local Grants4111%$1,467
Institutional Grants41%$4,507
Student Loan Aid185%$4,458
Federal Student Loans185%$4,458
Other Student Loans0--
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level120105$4,582
110,001 or more60-

Student Population

McHenry County College has a total of 8,874 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 3,836 male students and 4,929 female students attending MCC. The school offers online degree programs and 1,134 students enrolled online exclusively (12.78% of all students).
Undergraduate8,765 3,8364,929

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address8900 US Hwy 14, Crystal Lake, IL
Degree & Programs
Program Offered93 Programs
Online Program Offered7 Online Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population8,874
Graduation Rate34%
Transfer-out Rate20%
Retention Rate70% (Full-time), 45% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate26 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties89 (Full-time), 146 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs277 (Full-time), 257 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$99,662
Average Staff Salary$69,285