Cost of college went up for all students at Danville Area Community College

In-state tuition and fees rose 3.7 percent for 2017-18 at Danville Area Community College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

In-state tuition and fees rose 3.7 percent for 2017-18 at Danville Area Community College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Illinois residents paid $7,775 to attend the two-year public institution this year $275 more than the $7,500 charged for 2016-17.

Non-resident students would have paid the same amount as residents this year, or $7,775. Non-resident tuition and fees grew 3.7 percent from $7,500 in 2016-17.

About 87 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Illinois residents.

Data shows 84 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 175 students received grants or scholarships totaling $898,624 and 35 students took out student loans totaling more than $124,813.

Including all undergraduates, 1,268 students used grants or scholarships totaling $5.39 million. Another 214 took out $715,899 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
~2,319
$6,425
$6,375
$7,500
$7,775
21%
Out-of-state
0
$6,425
$6,375
$7,500
$7,775
21%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Danville Area 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
171
53%
$712,911
$4,169
State / local grant or scholarship
33
10%
$34,839
$1,056
Institutional grants or scholarships
27
8%
$150,874
$5,588
Grant or scholarship aid total
175
55%
$898,624
$5,135
Federal student loans
33
10%
$117,240
$3,553
Other student loans
3
1%
$7,573
$2,524
Student loan aid
35
11%
$124,813
$3,566
Total student aid
270
84%

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