Thursday, August 16, 2018

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Cost of college went up for all students at Morgan Community College

In-state tuition and fees rose 5.2 percent for 2017-18 at Morgan Community College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


In-state tuition and fees rose 5.2 percent for 2017-18 at Morgan Community College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Colorado residents paid $3,677 to attend the two-year public institution this year $183 more than the $3,494 charged for 2016-17.

Non-resident students would have paid 292.7 percent more than residents this year, or $14,441. Non-resident tuition and fees grew 5.5 percent from $13,688 in 2016-17.

100 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Colorado residents.

Data shows 79 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 57 students received grants or scholarships totaling $328,851 and 7 students took out student loans totaling more than $26,427.

Including all undergraduates, 585 students used grants or scholarships totaling $3.05 million. Another 183 took out $968,171 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
1,474
$3,394
$3,538
$3,494
$3,677
8.3%
Out-of-state
0
$12,692
$13,255
$13,688
$14,441
13.8%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Morgan 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
43
52%
$211,301
$4,914
State / local grant or scholarship
47
57%
$98,063
$2,086
Institutional grants or scholarships
22
27%
$19,487
$886
Grant or scholarship aid total
57
70%
$328,851
$5,769
Federal student loans
7
9%
$26,427
$3,775
Other student loans
0
0%
$0
Student loan aid
7
9%
$26,427
$3,775
Total student aid
65
79%

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