Cost of college went up for all students at Robert Morris University Illinois

Tuition and fees rose 3.5 percent for 2017-18 at Robert Morris University Illinois, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Tuition and fees rose 3.5 percent for 2017-18 at Robert Morris University Illinois, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Illinois students paid $26,700 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year $900 more than the $25,800 charged for 2016-17.

Data shows 95 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 585 students received grants or scholarships totaling $8.21 million and 499 students took out student loans totaling more than $3.65 million.

Including all undergraduates, 2,570 students used grants or scholarships totaling $40.22 million. Another 2,144 took out $17.95 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
~2,352
$23,700
$25,200
$25,800
$26,700
12.7%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Robert Morris University Illinois 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
394
63%
$1,774,054
$4,503
State / local grant or scholarship
269
43%
$592,080
$2,201
Institutional grants or scholarships
530
84%
$5,847,037
$11,032
Grant or scholarship aid total
585
93%
$8,213,171
$14,040
Federal student loans
498
79%
$3,224,676
$6,475
Other student loans
28
4%
$428,412
$15,300
Student loan aid
499
79%
$3,653,088
$7,321
Total student aid
595
95%

Editor's note: A previous version of this story incorrectly described the cost of attendance, which includes both tuition and fees.

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