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


In-state tuition and fees rose 6.3 percent for 2018-19 at the University of Connecticut-Avery Point, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Connecticut residents paid $13,648 to attend the four-year public institution this year – $810 more than the $12,838 charged for 2017-18.

Non-resident students would have paid 163.9 percent more than residents this year, or $36,016. Non-resident tuition and fees grew 3.2 percent from $34,906 in 2017-18.

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

Data shows 82 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 140 students received grants or scholarships totaling $1.4 million and 107 students took out student loans totaling more than $601,605.

Including all undergraduates (571), 353 students used grants or scholarships totaling $3.2 million, and 296 students took out $1.8 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
571
$11,324
$12,024
$12,838
$13,648
20.5%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the University of Connecticut-Avery Point 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
93
44%
$464,343
$4,993
State / local grant or scholarship
4
2%
$18,000
$4,500
Institutional grants or scholarships
138
65%
$875,238
$6,342
Grant or scholarship aid total
140
66%
$1,357,581
$9,697
Federal student loans
105
50%
$546,936
$5,209
Other student loans
6
3%
$54,669
$9,112
Student loan aid
107
51%
$601,605
$5,622
Total student aid
173
82%
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