Cost of college went up for all students at Pennsylvania College of Technology

In-state tuition and fees rose 1.7 percent for 2017-18 at Pennsylvania College of Technology, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


In-state tuition and fees rose 1.7 percent for 2017-18 at Pennsylvania College of Technology, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Pennsylvania residents paid $16,350 to attend the four-year public institution this year $270 more than the $16,080 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 42.4 percent more than residents this year, or $23,280. Their price tag grew 1.7 percent from $22,890 in 2016-17.

About 90 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Pennsylvania residents. And about 10 percent are residents of other states.

Data shows 87 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 989 students received grants or scholarships totaling $4.69 million and 858 students took out student loans totaling more than $9.31 million.

Including all undergraduates, 3,593 students used grants or scholarships totaling $30.13 million. Another 3,716 took out $25.3 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
~4,901
$15,450
$15,810
$16,080
$16,350
5.8%
Out-of-state
~545
$21,930
$22,470
$22,890
$23,280
6.2%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Pennsylvania College of Technology 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
433
37%
$1,895,159
$4,377
State / local grant or scholarship
487
42%
$1,619,972
$3,326
Institutional grants or scholarships
204
18%
$1,179,544
$5,782
Grant or scholarship aid total
989
85%
$4,694,675
$4,747
Federal student loans
784
68%
$4,337,591
$5,533
Other student loans
297
26%
$4,970,196
$16,735
Student loan aid
858
74%
$9,307,787
$10,848
Total student aid
1,014
87%

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