Mendocino College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Ukiah, CA

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How much is the Mendocino tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Mendocino's tuition & fees is $1,423 for California residents and $8,893 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 $23,725 for California residents and $31,195 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

Mendocino Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
California Residents Tuition & Fees$1,423
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$8,893
Books & Supplies Costs$1,080
Off-campus Room & Board$16,580
Off-campus Expenses$4,642
2023-2024 Estimates
California Residents Tuition & Fees$1,423
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$9,367

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, Mendocino' tuition is lower than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in California, its tuition is lower than the average tuition of $13,259.
Mendocino College$1,423$8,893
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
California 2-4 Years Colleges$20,867
Public Schools$4,034$13,259
Private Schools$23,111

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Mendocino 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.
Mendocino CollegeUkiah, CA$1,423$8,893
College of AlamedaAlameda, CA$1,148$8,684
Canada CollegeRedwood City, CA$1,332$9,508
Cerro Coso Community CollegeRidgecrest, CA$1,384$10,264
Coastline Community CollegeFountain Valley, CA$1,180$9,964
Reedley CollegeReedley, CA$1,334$9,454
Los Angeles Southwest CollegeLos Angeles, CA$1,238$10,130
Los Angeles City CollegeLos Angeles, CA$1,238$10,130
Los Angeles Mission CollegeSylmar, CA$1,238$10,130
San Diego City CollegeSan Diego, CA$1,150$9,094
San Diego Miramar CollegeSan Diego, CA$1,150$9,094

Financial Aid and COA

At Mendocino College, 1,597 students (47%) 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 $4,906.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Mendocino is $26,289 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 54 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 $5,589.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
California ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$23,725$31,195
Tuition & Fees$1,423$8,893
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$22,302$22,302
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$18,819$26,289
Average Financial Aid$4,906$4,906
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship1,59747%$4,906
Pell Grants74022%$3,811
Federal Student Loan532%$7,781
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid5477%-
Grants or Scholarships5477%$5,589
Federal Grants4361%$5,101
Pell Grants2840%$5,271
Other Federal Grants3956%$1,840
State/Local Grants4767%$1,649
Institutional Grants46%$1,247
Student Loan Aid0--
Federal Student Loans0--
Other Student Loans0--
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level2828$7,389
110,001 or more00-

Student Population

Mendocino College has a total of 3,554 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 1,074 male students and 2,195 female students attending Mendocino. The school offers online degree programs and 1,293 students enrolled online exclusively (36.38% of all students).
Undergraduate3,269 1,0742,195

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address1000 Hensley Creek Road, Ukiah, CA
Degree & Programs
Program Offered83 Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population3,554
Graduation Rate30%
Transfer-out Rate8%
Retention Rate50% (Full-time), 28% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate14 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties55 (Full-time), 156 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs159 (Full-time), 157 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$95,011
Average Staff Salary$57,081