Cost of college went up for all students at The University of the Arts

Tuition and fees rose 3.9 percent for 2017-18 at The University of the Arts, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


Tuition and fees rose 3.9 percent for 2017-18 at The University of the Arts, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Pennsylvania students paid $43,100 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year $1,636 more than the $41,464 charged for 2016-17.

Data shows 100 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 404 students received grants or scholarships totaling $8.89 million and 368 students took out student loans totaling more than $3.76 million.

Including all undergraduates, 1,653 students used grants or scholarships totaling $33.18 million. Another 1,383 took out $10.03 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
~633
$38,410
$39,908
$41,464
$43,100
12.2%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the The University of the Arts 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
118
29%
$647,902
$5,491
State / local grant or scholarship
64
16%
$221,415
$3,460
Institutional grants or scholarships
404
100%
$8,016,529
$19,843
Grant or scholarship aid total
404
100%
$8,885,846
$21,995
Federal student loans
368
91%
$2,192,906
$5,959
Other student loans
74
18%
$1,562,794
$21,119
Student loan aid
368
91%
$3,755,700
$10,206
Total student aid
404
100%

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