Cost of college went up for all students at Robert Morris University

Tuition and fees rose 4.1 percent for 2017-18 at Robert Morris University, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


Tuition and fees rose 4.1 percent for 2017-18 at Robert Morris University, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Pennsylvania students paid $29,420 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year $1,170 more than the $28,250 charged for 2016-17.

Data shows 98 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 839 students received grants or scholarships totaling $14.67 million and 672 students took out student loans totaling more than $6.15 million.

Including all undergraduates, 3,492 students used grants or scholarships totaling $56.4 million. Another 2,702 took out $18.91 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
~3,951
$26,054
$27,194
$28,250
$29,420
12.9%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Robert Morris 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
285
33%
$1,527,509
$5,360
State / local grant or scholarship
362
42%
$1,365,398
$3,772
Institutional grants or scholarships
838
97%
$11,774,518
$14,051
Grant or scholarship aid total
839
97%
$14,667,425
$17,482
Federal student loans
664
77%
$3,758,274
$5,660
Other student loans
163
19%
$2,395,489
$14,696
Student loan aid
672
78%
$6,153,763
$9,157
Total student aid
844
98%

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