Cost of college went up for all students at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

In-state tuition and fees rose 6.6 percent for 2017-18 at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


In-state tuition and fees rose 6.6 percent for 2017-18 at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Pennsylvania residents paid $12,104 to attend the four-year public institution this year $748 more than the $11,356 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 51.9 percent more than residents this year, or $18,386. Their price tag grew 5.4 percent from $17,452 in 2016-17.

About 52 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Pennsylvania residents. And about 48 percent are residents of other states.

Data shows 98 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 89 students received grants or scholarships totaling $951,701 and 90 students took out student loans totaling more than $605,384.

Including all undergraduates, 608 students used grants or scholarships totaling $7.04 million. Another 561 took out $4 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
In-state
~388
$9,090
$9,344
$11,356
$12,104
33.2%
Out-of-state
~358
$13,744
$14,162
$17,452
$18,386
33.8%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Cheyney University of Pennsylvania 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
80
80%
$453,104
$5,664
State / local grant or scholarship
47
47%
$259,898
$5,530
Institutional grants or scholarships
26
26%
$238,699
$9,181
Grant or scholarship aid total
89
89%
$951,701
$10,693
Federal student loans
90
90%
$578,784
$6,431
Other student loans
2%
Student loan aid
90
90%
$605,384
$6,726
Total student aid
98
98%

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