Affordable Tuition and Financial Aid for Those Who Qualify A college education is an important investment in your future. It is an investment that can be expensive. At Hostos Community College an excellent education is easily within your reach. Hostos Community College offers you both reasonable tuition costs and many different financial aid programs to help meet college costs. Like most Hostos students, you are probably eligible to receive some financial assistance. The four major types of financial aid available to Hostos students (and CUNY students) are grants, loans, scholarships, and work-study.