Cost of college went up for all students at University of Scranton

Tuition and fees rose 2.7 percent for 2017-18 at University of Scranton, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


Tuition and fees rose 2.7 percent for 2017-18 at University of Scranton, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Pennsylvania students paid $43,310 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year $1,148 more than the $42,162 charged for 2016-17.

Data shows 96 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 849 students received grants or scholarships totaling $19.56 million and 633 students took out student loans totaling more than $5.47 million.

Including all undergraduates, 3,453 students used grants or scholarships totaling $76.15 million. Another 2,551 took out $17.5 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
1,883
$39,956
$41,044
$42,162
$43,310
8.4%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the University of Scranton 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
195
21%
$968,239
$4,965
State / local grant or scholarship
141
16%
$525,307
$3,726
Institutional grants or scholarships
848
93%
$18,063,461
$21,301
Grant or scholarship aid total
849
94%
$19,557,007
$23,035
Federal student loans
628
69%
$3,429,745
$5,461
Other student loans
109
12%
$2,037,298
$18,691
Student loan aid
633
70%
$5,467,043
$8,637
Total student aid
868
96%

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