Cost of college went up for all students at Principia College

Tuition and fees rose 3.4 percent for 2017-18 at Principia College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


Tuition and fees rose 3.4 percent for 2017-18 at Principia College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Illinois students paid $28,920 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year $940 more than the $27,980 charged for 2016-17.

Data shows 97 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 77 students received grants or scholarships totaling $1.98 million and 45 students took out student loans totaling more than $263,500.

Including all undergraduates, 228 students used grants or scholarships totaling $5.61 million.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2014-15
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
Change in tuition and fees 2014-15 to 2017-18
~57
$26,850
$27,440
$27,980
$28,920
7.7%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Principia 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
0
0%
$0
State / local grant or scholarship
0
0%
$0
Institutional grants or scholarships
77
97%
$1,982,825
$25,751
Grant or scholarship aid total
77
97%
$1,982,825
$25,751
Federal student loans
0
0%
$0
Other student loans
45
57%
$263,500
$5,856
Student loan aid
45
57%
$263,500
$5,856
Total student aid
77
97%

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