Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Cost of college went up for non-resident students at Pueblo Community College

In-state tuition and fees fell 29.1 percent for 2017-18 at Pueblo Community College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


In-state tuition and fees fell 29.1 percent for 2017-18 at Pueblo Community College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Colorado residents paid $5,050 to attend the four-year public institution this year $2,071 less than the $7,121 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 213.1 percent more than residents this year, or $15,810. Their price tag grew 8.4 percent from $14,585 in 2016-17.

About 98 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Colorado residents. And about 2 percent are residents of other states.

Data shows 84 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 292 students received grants or scholarships totaling $1.85 million and 147 students took out student loans totaling more than $746,169.

Including all undergraduates, 4,353 students used grants or scholarships totaling $27.8 million. Another 2,392 took out $11.34 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
~5,451
$3,672
$6,761
$7,121
$5,050
37.5%
Out-of-state
~111
$13,049
$14,561
$14,585
$15,810
21.2%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Pueblo 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
267
74%
$1,402,476
$5,253
State / local grant or scholarship
223
62%
$440,136
$1,974
Institutional grants or scholarships
4
1%
$3,942
$986
Grant or scholarship aid total
292
81%
$1,846,554
$6,324
Federal student loans
147
41%
$735,679
$5,005
Other student loans
0%
Student loan aid
147
41%
$746,169
$5,076
Total student aid
303
84%

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