Cost of college went up for resident students at SUNY Cortland


In-state tuition and fees rose 2.4 percent for 2017-18 at SUNY Cortland, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

New York residents paid $8,300 to attend the four-year public institution this year $194 more than the $8,106 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 116.3 percent more than residents this year, or $17,950. Their price tag was reduced 0 percent from $17,956 in 2016-17.

About 94 percent of the school's undergraduate population are New York residents. And about 6 percent are residents of other states.

Data shows 93 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 782 students received grants or scholarships totaling $4.96 million and 901 students took out student loans totaling more than $6.71 million.

Including all undergraduates, 3,808 students used grants or scholarships totaling $23.67 million. Another 4,260 took out $27.84 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
In-state
6,486
$7,719
$8,050
$8,106
$8,300
7.5%
Out-of-state
414
$17,369
$17,900
$17,956
$17,950
3.3%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the SUNY Cortland 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
467
38%
$2,102,655
$4,502
State / local grant or scholarship
585
48%
$1,642,255
$2,807
Institutional grants or scholarships
709
58%
$1,218,559
$1,719
Grant or scholarship aid total
782
64%
$4,963,469
$6,347
Federal student loans
890
73%
$4,970,147
$5,584
Other student loans
149
12%
$1,744,559
$11,708
Student loan aid
901
74%
$6,714,706
$7,453
Total student aid
1,132
93%

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