Cost of college went up for all students at Drexel University


Tuition and fees rose 1.9 percent for 2017-18 at Drexel University, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Pennsylvania students paid $52,002 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year $972 more than the $51,030 charged for 2016-17.

Data shows 98 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 2,652 students received grants or scholarships totaling $77.16 million and 1,690 students took out student loans totaling more than $17.54 million.

Including all undergraduates, 12,906 students used grants or scholarships totaling $271.82 million. Another 8,830 took out $65.3 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
~10,177
$47,051
$48,791
$51,030
$52,002
10.5%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Drexel 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
716
26%
$3,677,422
$5,136
State / local grant or scholarship
462
17%
$1,762,433
$3,815
Institutional grants or scholarships
2,641
97%
$71,724,074
$27,158
Grant or scholarship aid total
2,652
98%
$77,163,929
$29,097
Federal student loans
1,679
62%
$9,539,178
$5,681
Other student loans
299
11%
$7,997,633
$26,748
Student loan aid
1,690
62%
$17,536,811
$10,377
Total student aid
2,669
98%

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