Cost of college went up for all students at CUNY Lehman College


In-state tuition and fees rose 2.9 percent for 2018-19 at CUNY Lehman College, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

New York residents paid $7,210 to attend the four-year public institution this year – $200 more than the $7,010 charged for 2017-18.

Non-resident students would have paid 106.4 percent more than residents this year, or $14,880. Non-resident tuition and fees grew 3.3 percent from $14,400 in 2017-18.

About 97 percent of the school's undergraduate population are New York residents.

Data shows 90 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 813 students received grants or scholarships totaling $8.8 million and 55 students took out student loans totaling more than $246,766.

Including all undergraduates (14,787), 7,587 students used grants or scholarships totaling $58.7 million, and 2,234 students took out $13.6 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
~14,343
$6,760
$6,812
$7,010
$7,210
6.7%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at CUNY Lehman College 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
709
77%
$3,811,918
$5,376
State / local grant or scholarship
792
86%
$4,882,569
$6,165
Institutional grants or scholarships
45
5%
$137,880
$3,064
Grant or scholarship aid total
813
88%
$8,832,367
$10,864
Federal student loans
55
6%
$246,766
$4,487
Other student loans
0
0%
$0
-
Student loan aid
55
6%
$246,766
$4,487
Total student aid
830
90%
-
-

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