Cost of college went up for all students at Waynesburg University


Tuition and fees rose 3.4 percent for 2018-19 at Waynesburg University, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Pennsylvania students paid $24,820 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year – $810 more than the $24,010 charged for 2017-18.

Data shows 100 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 399 students received grants or scholarships totaling $6.2 million and 328 students took out student loans totaling more than $2.6 million.

Including all undergraduates (1,674), 1,306 students used grants or scholarships totaling $19.2 million, and 1,085 students took out $7.5 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
~1,322
$22,030
$22,800
$24,010
$24,820
12.7%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Waynesburg 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
158
40%
$744,053
$4,709
State / local grant or scholarship
188
47%
$688,481
$3,662
Institutional grants or scholarships
399
100%
$4,808,460
$12,051
Grant or scholarship aid total
399
100%
$6,240,994
$15,642
Federal student loans
324
81%
$1,836,871
$5,669
Other student loans
70
18%
$800,505
$11,436
Student loan aid
328
82%
$2,637,376
$8,041
Total student aid
399
100%
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