Cost of college went up for all students at University of Connecticut-Waterbury Campus

In-state tuition and fees rose 6.8 percent for 2017-18 at University of Connecticut-Waterbury Campus, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


In-state tuition and fees rose 6.8 percent for 2017-18 at University of Connecticut-Waterbury Campus, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Connecticut residents paid $12,838 to attend the four-year public institution this year $814 more than the $12,024 charged for 2016-17.

Non-resident students would have paid 171.9 percent more than residents this year, or $34,906. Non-resident tuition and fees grew 3.2 percent from $33,816 in 2016-17.

100 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Connecticut residents.

Data shows 79 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 404 students received grants or scholarships totaling $3.74 million and 318 students took out student loans totaling more than $1.66 million.

Including all undergraduates, 1,311 students used grants or scholarships totaling $10.56 million. Another 1,083 took out $6.66 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
2,096
$10,658
$11,324
$12,024
$12,838
20.5%
Out-of-state
0
$30,838
$32,866
$33,816
$34,906
13.2%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the University of Connecticut-Waterbury Campus 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
288
41%
$1,348,276
$4,682
State / local grant or scholarship
286
41%
$821,816
$2,873
Institutional grants or scholarships
366
52%
$1,574,703
$4,302
Grant or scholarship aid total
404
57%
$3,744,795
$9,269
Federal student loans
316
45%
$1,595,567
$5,049
Other student loans
11
2%
$64,992
$5,908
Student loan aid
318
45%
$1,660,559
$5,222
Total student aid
556
79%

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