Cost of college went up for all students at Colgate University


Tuition and fees rose 3.9 percent for 2017-18 at Colgate University, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

New York students paid $53,980 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year $2,025 more than the $51,955 charged for 2016-17.

Data shows 56 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 379 students received grants or scholarships totaling $16.05 million and 215 students took out student loans totaling more than $1.49 million.

Including all undergraduates, 1,338 students used grants or scholarships totaling $55.98 million. Another 782 took out $3.6 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
~665
$48,175
$49,970
$51,955
$53,980
12%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Colgate 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
113
15%
$614,890
$5,442
State / local grant or scholarship
50
6%
$148,995
$2,980
Institutional grants or scholarships
377
49%
$15,281,871
$40,535
Grant or scholarship aid total
379
49%
$16,045,756
$42,337
Federal student loans
201
26%
$717,552
$3,570
Other student loans
35
5%
$777,394
$22,211
Student loan aid
215
28%
$1,494,946
$6,953
Total student aid
433
56%

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