Cost of college went up for all students at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville


In-state tuition and fees rose 4.4 percent for 2017-18 at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Illinois residents paid $11,493 to attend the four-year public institution this year $485 more than the $11,008 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 114.5 percent more than residents this year, or $24,651. Their price tag grew 4.7 percent from $23,536 in 2016-17.

About 85 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Illinois residents. And about 15 percent are residents of other states.

Data shows 89 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 1,499 students received grants or scholarships totaling $9.1 million and 1,266 students took out student loans totaling more than $7.92 million.

Including all undergraduates, 7,198 students used grants or scholarships totaling $40.77 million. Another 6,769 took out $44.91 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
~12,021
$9,738
$10,247
$11,008
$11,493
18%
Out-of-state
~2,121
$20,682
$21,740
$23,536
$24,651
19.2%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville 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
756
36%
$3,643,761
$4,820
State / local grant or scholarship
513
25%
$1,853,086
$3,612
Institutional grants or scholarships
958
46%
$3,603,587
$3,762
Grant or scholarship aid total
1,499
72%
$9,100,434
$6,071
Federal student loans
1,249
60%
$6,835,640
$5,473
Other student loans
106
5%
$1,086,798
$10,253
Student loan aid
1,266
61%
$7,922,438
$6,258
Total student aid
1,852
89%

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