Cost of college went up for all students at University of Connecticut

In-state tuition and fees rose 5.8 percent for 2017-18 at University of Connecticut, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


In-state tuition and fees rose 5.8 percent for 2017-18 at University of Connecticut, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Connecticut residents paid $14,880 to attend the four-year public institution this year $814 more than the $14,066 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 148.3 percent more than residents this year, or $36,948. Their price tag grew 3 percent from $35,858 in 2016-17.

About 66 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Connecticut residents. About 26 percent are residents of other states and 8 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 75 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 2,159 students received grants or scholarships totaling $27.8 million and 1,767 students took out student loans totaling more than $13.51 million.

Including all undergraduates, 11,382 students used grants or scholarships totaling $126.85 million. Another 8,929 took out $59.7 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
In-state
~18,296
$12,700
$13,366
$14,066
$14,880
17.2%
Out-of-state
~7,207
$32,880
$34,908
$35,858
$36,948
12.4%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the University of Connecticut 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
683
18%
$3,245,273
$4,751
State / local grant or scholarship
596
16%
$2,579,118
$4,327
Institutional grants or scholarships
2,121
56%
$21,976,458
$10,361
Grant or scholarship aid total
2,159
57%
$27,800,849
$12,877
Federal student loans
1,736
46%
$9,496,773
$5,470
Other student loans
208
6%
$4,009,151
$19,275
Student loan aid
1,767
47%
$13,505,924
$7,643
Total student aid
2,826
75%

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