Cost of college went up for all students at Colgate University


Tuition and fees rose 3.5 percent for 2018-19 at Colgate University, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

New York students paid $55,870 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year – $1,890 more than the $53,980 charged for 2017-18.

Data shows 49 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 317 students received grants or scholarships totaling $14.8 million and 174 students took out student loans totaling more than $1.2 million.

Including all undergraduates (2,969), 1,363 students used grants or scholarships totaling $62.5 million, and 682 students took out $3.1 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
~742
$49,970
$51,955
$53,980
$55,870
11.8%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at 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
78
10%
$427,471
$5,480
State / local grant or scholarship
46
6%
$98,617
$2,144
Institutional grants or scholarships
316
41%
$14,310,298
$45,286
Grant or scholarship aid total
317
41%
$14,836,386
$46,802
Federal student loans
160
21%
$590,690
$3,692
Other student loans
35
5%
$564,697
$16,134
Student loan aid
174
23%
$1,155,387
$6,640
Total student aid
374
49%
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