Cost of college went up for all students at Central Penn College


Tuition and fees rose 3 percent for 2018-19 at Central Penn College, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Pennsylvania students paid $18,714 to attend the four-year private for-profit institution this year – $540 more than the $18,174 charged for 2017-18.

Data shows 96 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 83 students received grants or scholarships totaling $723,472 and 72 students took out student loans totaling more than $535,300.

Including all undergraduates (1,047), 1,011 students used grants or scholarships totaling $5.2 million, and 975 students took out $8.3 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
~984
$17,151
$17,646
$18,174
$18,714
9.1%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Central Penn College 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
56
62%
$320,394
$5,721
State / local grant or scholarship
50
56%
$204,231
$4,085
Institutional grants or scholarships
72
80%
$198,847
$2,762
Grant or scholarship aid total
83
92%
$723,472
$8,717
Federal student loans
72
80%
$408,827
$5,678
Other student loans
10
11%
$126,473
$12,647
Student loan aid
72
80%
$535,300
$7,435
Total student aid
86
96%
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