Cost of college went up for all students at Delaware County Community College


In-state tuition and fees rose 3.5 percent for 2018-19 at Delaware County Community College, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Pennsylvania residents paid $9,390 to attend the two-year public institution this year – $315 more than the $9,075 charged for 2017-18.

Non-residents paid 37.6 percent more than residents this year, or $12,920. Their price tag grew 0.7 percent from $12,830 in 2017-18.

About 98 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Pennsylvania residents. And about 1 percent are residents of other states.

Data shows 65 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 449 students received grants or scholarships totaling $2.3 million and 296 students took out student loans totaling more than $1.4 million.

Including all undergraduates (11,314), 4,169 students used grants or scholarships totaling $16.2 million, and 2,857 students took out $15.8 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
~11,088
$8,350
$8,530
$9,075
$9,390
12.5%
Out-of-state
~113
$11,840
$12,160
$12,830
$12,920
9.1%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Delaware County Community 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
449
50%
$1,913,636
$4,262
State / local grant or scholarship
184
20%
$303,400
$1,649
Institutional grants or scholarships
20
2%
$37,177
$1,859
Grant or scholarship aid total
449
50%
$2,254,213
$5,021
Federal student loans
296
33%
$1,436,893
$4,854
Other student loans
0
0%
$0
-
Student loan aid
296
33%
$1,436,893
$4,854
Total student aid
588
65%
-
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