Cost of college went up for resident students at Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus


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

Pennsylvania residents paid $12,119 to attend the four-year public institution this year $751 more than the $11,368 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 42.5 percent more than residents this year, or $17,271. Their price tag was reduced 22.8 percent from $22,377 in 2016-17.

About 94 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Pennsylvania residents. About 5 percent are residents of other states and 1 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 91 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 1,665 students received grants or scholarships totaling $11.24 million and 2,062 students took out student loans totaling more than $17.25 million.

Including all undergraduates, 7,019 students used grants or scholarships totaling $43.84 million. Another 8,450 took out $56.34 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
~12,193
$9,470
$9,936
$11,368
$12,119
28%
Out-of-state
~649
$20,965
$21,835
$22,377
$17,271
-17.6%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus 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
1,106
43%
$5,431,971
$4,911
State / local grant or scholarship
1,052
41%
$3,364,951
$3,199
Institutional grants or scholarships
815
32%
$2,446,527
$3,002
Grant or scholarship aid total
1,665
65%
$11,243,449
$6,753
Federal student loans
2,048
80%
$11,981,616
$5,850
Other student loans
450
18%
$5,270,821
$11,713
Student loan aid
2,062
80%
$17,252,437
$8,367
Total student aid
2,333
91%

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