Cost of college went up for all students at Wesleyan University


Tuition and fees rose 4.1 percent for 2018-19 at Wesleyan University, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Connecticut students paid $54,944 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year – $2,140 more than the $52,804 charged for 2017-18.

Data shows 47 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 316 students received grants or scholarships totaling $15.4 million and 202 students took out student loans totaling more than $1.2 million.

Including all undergraduates (3,217), 1,275 students used grants or scholarships totaling $60.8 million, and 769 students took out $3.7 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
~193
$49,274
$50,912
$52,804
$54,944
11.5%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Wesleyan University 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
125
16%
$784,579
$6,277
State / local grant or scholarship
-
0%
-
-
Institutional grants or scholarships
315
41%
$14,591,897
$46,323
Grant or scholarship aid total
316
42%
$15,379,476
$48,669
Federal student loans
190
25%
$714,083
$3,758
Other student loans
29
4%
$463,211
$15,973
Student loan aid
202
27%
$1,177,294
$5,828
Total student aid
359
47%
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