Paying for College
You Can Afford College
College of the Mainland has countless financial aid options to make the journey towards higher education manageable for every student. We look forward to assisting you in meeting your educational goals!
As one of the most affordable colleges in Texas, College of the Mainland students can start their journey toward a promising tomorrow for just a fraction of the cost of other surrounding colleges and universities.
Cost of one semester at COM
* Tuition and fees for one semester with 15 credit hours
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Where to Find Money
Financial Aid comes in the form of free money (grants), borrowed money (loans), and part-time employment (work-study). Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to see if you qualify.
COM offers nearly 100 scholarships, which students can apply for each year to help pay for tuition and textbooks. With one standard application, you can be considered for multiple scholarships at once!
Get additional assistance in paying for college through payment plans, emergency aid and verteran services.
Experiencing an unanticipated financial setback? We may be able to help.
Many benefits are available to advance the education and skills of veterans and service members, as well as their spouses and family members.