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


Tuition and fees rose 2.5 percent for 2018-19 at Saint Joseph's University, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Pennsylvania students paid $44,974 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year – $1,094 more than the $43,880 charged for 2017-18.

Data shows 98 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 1,050 students received grants or scholarships totaling $26.3 million and 639 students took out student loans totaling more than $7 million.

Including all undergraduates (7,589), 4,716 students used grants or scholarships totaling $104.7 million, and 2,545 students took out $16.9 million in federal student loans.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
2018-19
Change in tuition and fees 2015-16 to 2018-19
In-state
~3,263
$42,180
$43,020
$43,880
$44,974
6.6%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at 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
125
12%
$661,831
$5,295
State / local grant or scholarship
104
10%
$331,478
$3,187
Institutional grants or scholarships
1,050
98%
$25,287,834
$24,084
Grant or scholarship aid total
1,050
98%
$26,281,143
$25,030
Federal student loans
628
58%
$3,363,194
$5,355
Other student loans
166
15%
$3,592,448
$21,641
Student loan aid
639
59%
$6,955,642
$10,885
Total student aid
1,055
98%
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