Cost of college went up for all students at the University of Connecticut-Stamford


In-state tuition and fees rose 6.6 percent for 2018-19 at the University of Connecticut-Stamford, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Connecticut residents paid $13,698 to attend the four-year public institution this year – $850 more than the $12,848 charged for 2017-18.

Non-residents paid 163.3 percent more than residents this year, or $36,066. Their price tag grew 3.3 percent from $34,916 in 2017-18.

About 92 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Connecticut residents. About 5 percent are residents of other states and 3 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 76 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 339 students received grants or scholarships totaling $4.1 million and 218 students took out student loans totaling more than $1.4 million.

Including all undergraduates (1,977), 976 students used grants or scholarships totaling $9.4 million, and 687 students took out $4.4 million in federal student loans.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
2018-19
Change in tuition and fees 2015-16 to 2018-19
In-state
~1,819
$11,334
$12,034
$12,848
$13,698
20.9%
Out-of-state
~99
$32,876
$33,826
$34,916
$36,066
9.7%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the University of Connecticut-Stamford 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
269
49%
$1,388,984
$5,164
State / local grant or scholarship
54
10%
$236,250
$4,375
Institutional grants or scholarships
324
59%
$2,473,181
$7,633
Grant or scholarship aid total
339
62%
$4,098,415
$12,090
Federal student loans
215
39%
$1,155,896
$5,376
Other student loans
14
3%
$207,183
$14,799
Student loan aid
218
40%
$1,363,079
$6,253
Total student aid
417
76%
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