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


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

Connecticut residents paid $13,688 to attend the four-year public institution this year – $850 more than the $12,838 charged for 2017-18.

Non-resident students would have paid 163.4 percent more than residents this year, or $36,056. Non-resident tuition and fees grew 3.3 percent from $34,906 in 2017-18.

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

Data shows 81 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 206 students received grants or scholarships totaling $2.2 million and 134 students took out student loans totaling more than $678,343.

Including all undergraduates (865), 555 students used grants or scholarships totaling $5.3 million, and 403 students took out $2.3 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
865
$11,324
$12,024
$12,838
$13,688
20.9%

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
148
48%
$756,947
$5,115
State / local grant or scholarship
15
5%
$63,910
$4,261
Institutional grants or scholarships
199
65%
$1,337,879
$6,723
Grant or scholarship aid total
206
67%
$2,158,736
$10,479
Federal student loans
132
43%
$622,868
$4,719
Other student loans
8
3%
$55,475
$6,934
Student loan aid
134
44%
$678,343
$5,062
Total student aid
249
81%
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