Thursday, August 16, 2018

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Cost of college went up for all students at Colorado Northwestern Community College

In-state tuition and fees rose 5.5 percent for 2017-18 at Colorado Northwestern Community College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


In-state tuition and fees rose 5.5 percent for 2017-18 at Colorado Northwestern Community College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Colorado residents paid $3,943 to attend the two-year public institution this year $207 more than the $3,736 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 58.7 percent more than residents this year, or $6,257. Their price tag grew 3 percent from $6,076 in 2016-17.

About 74 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Colorado residents. About 26 percent are residents of other states and 1 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 90 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 125 students received grants or scholarships totaling $680,222 and 86 students took out student loans totaling more than $536,701.

Including all undergraduates, 628 students used grants or scholarships totaling $3.1 million. Another 334 took out $2.07 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
~813
$3,718
$3,554
$3,736
$3,943
6.1%
Out-of-state
~285
$5,917
$5,805
$6,076
$6,257
5.7%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Colorado Northwestern Community 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
62
41%
$301,803
$4,868
State / local grant or scholarship
42
27%
$62,250
$1,482
Institutional grants or scholarships
97
63%
$316,169
$3,259
Grant or scholarship aid total
125
82%
$680,222
$5,442
Federal student loans
81
53%
$418,201
$5,163
Other student loans
5
3%
$118,500
$23,700
Student loan aid
86
56%
$536,701
$6,241
Total student aid
138
90%

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