Cost of college went up for all students at Saint Joseph's University


Tuition and fees rose 2 percent for 2017-18 at Saint Joseph's University, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Pennsylvania students paid $43,880 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year $860 more than the $43,020 charged for 2016-17.

Data shows 97 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 1,144 students received grants or scholarships totaling $25.63 million and 709 students took out student loans totaling more than $7.1 million.

Including all undergraduates, 4,877 students used grants or scholarships totaling $96.28 million. Another 2,692 took out $17.95 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
~3,787
$40,580
$42,180
$43,020
$43,880
8.1%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Saint Joseph's 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
145
12%
$821,688
$5,667
State / local grant or scholarship
134
11%
$441,161
$3,292
Institutional grants or scholarships
1,142
97%
$24,371,020
$21,341
Grant or scholarship aid total
1,144
97%
$25,633,869
$22,407
Federal student loans
699
59%
$3,748,245
$5,362
Other student loans
157
13%
$3,353,566
$21,360
Student loan aid
709
60%
$7,101,811
$10,017
Total student aid
1,146
97%

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