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


In-state tuition and fees rose 21.5 percent for 2018-19 at Community College of Denver, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Colorado residents paid $4,750 to attend the four-year public institution this year – $841 more than the $3,909 charged for 2017-18.

Non-residents paid 233.3 percent more than residents this year, or $15,830. Their price tag grew 7.9 percent from $14,673 in 2017-18.

About 91 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Colorado residents. About 1 percent are residents of other states and 8 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 77 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 420 students received grants or scholarships totaling $2.6 million and 140 students took out student loans totaling more than $649,983.

Including all undergraduates (7,887), 4,254 students used grants or scholarships totaling $26.7 million, and 1,603 students took out $8.2 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
~7,177
$3,509
$3,702
$3,909
$4,750
35.4%
Out-of-state
~79
$13,179
$13,896
$14,673
$15,830
20.1%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Community College of Denver 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
334
57%
$1,762,175
$5,276
State / local grant or scholarship
360
61%
$722,654
$2,007
Institutional grants or scholarships
150
25%
$151,150
$1,008
Grant or scholarship aid total
420
71%
$2,635,979
$6,276
Federal student loans
139
24%
$611,548
$4,400
Other student loans
-
0%
-
-
Student loan aid
140
24%
$649,983
$4,643
Total student aid
455
77%
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