Cost of college went up for all students at Connecticut College

Tuition and fees rose 3.7 percent for 2017-18 at Connecticut College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


Tuition and fees rose 3.7 percent for 2017-18 at Connecticut College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Connecticut students paid $52,850 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year $1,910 more than the $50,940 charged for 2016-17.

Data shows 62 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 268 students received grants or scholarships totaling $9.95 million and 228 students took out student loans totaling more than $2.01 million.

Including all undergraduates, 975 students used grants or scholarships totaling $34.44 million. Another 794 took out $4.81 million in federal student loans.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2014-15
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
Change in tuition and fees 2014-15 to 2017-18
~242
$47,740
$49,350
$50,940
$52,850
10.7%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Connecticut College in 2015-16.
Type of Aid
Number of students receiving aid
Percent receiving aid
Total amount of aid received
Average amount of aid per student
Federal grants
83
17%
$444,409
$5,354
State / local grant or scholarship
34
7%
$64,408
$1,894
Institutional grants or scholarships
266
56%
$9,440,346
$35,490
Grant or scholarship aid total
268
56%
$9,949,163
$37,124
Federal student loans
223
47%
$1,110,429
$4,980
Other student loans
41
9%
$902,975
$22,024
Student loan aid
228
48%
$2,013,404
$8,831
Total student aid
295
62%

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