Cost of college went up for all students at Augustana College


Tuition and fees rose 3.2 percent for 2017-18 at Augustana College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Illinois students paid $40,908 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year $1,287 more than the $39,621 charged for 2016-17.

Data shows 100 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 668 students received grants or scholarships totaling $17.81 million and 616 students took out student loans totaling more than $4.32 million.

Including all undergraduates, 2,416 students used grants or scholarships totaling $58.54 million. Another 1,734 took out $12.2 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
~2,055
$37,236
$38,466
$39,621
$40,908
9.9%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Augustana 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
25%
$783,363
$4,581
State / local grant or scholarship
197
29%
$929,369
$4,718
Institutional grants or scholarships
666
98%
$16,096,206
$24,168
Grant or scholarship aid total
668
99%
$17,808,938
$26,660
Federal student loans
616
91%
$3,712,305
$6,026
Other student loans
48
7%
$610,233
$12,713
Student loan aid
616
91%
$4,322,538
$7,017
Total student aid
677
100%

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