Cost of college went up for all students at Western Suffolk BOCES


Tuition and fees rose 3 percent for 2017-18 at Western Suffolk BOCES, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

New York students paid $20,185 to attend the two-year public institution this year $586 more than the $19,599 charged for 2016-17.

Data shows 86 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 9 students received grants or scholarships totaling $39,758 and 11 students took out student loans totaling more than $68,926.

Including all undergraduates, 194 students used grants or scholarships totaling $822,234. Another 192 took out $1.05 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
326
$19,599
$19,599
$19,599
$20,185
3%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Western Suffolk BOCES 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
9
64%
$32,758
$3,640
State / local grant or scholarship
7%
Institutional grants or scholarships
7%
Grant or scholarship aid total
9
64%
$39,758
$4,418
Federal student loans
11
79%
$55,326
$5,030
Other student loans
7%
Student loan aid
11
79%
$68,926
$6,266
Total student aid
12
86%

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