Cost of college went up for all students at Roosevelt University

Tuition and fees rose 3 percent for 2017-18 at Roosevelt University, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Tuition and fees rose 3 percent for 2017-18 at Roosevelt University, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Illinois students paid $28,963 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year $844 more than the $28,119 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, 338 students received grants or scholarships totaling $5.35 million and 234 students took out student loans totaling more than $1.59 million.

Including all undergraduates, 2,697 students used grants or scholarships totaling $35.15 million. Another 2,049 took out $16.66 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
3,102
$26,900
$27,300
$28,119
$28,963
7.7%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Roosevelt University 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
156
44%
$764,334
$4,900
State / local grant or scholarship
130
36%
$489,329
$3,764
Institutional grants or scholarships
335
94%
$4,096,662
$12,229
Grant or scholarship aid total
338
95%
$5,350,325
$15,829
Federal student loans
213
60%
$1,223,028
$5,742
Other student loans
21
6%
$362,479
$17,261
Student loan aid
234
66%
$1,585,507
$6,776
Total student aid
338
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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