Cost of college went up for all students at Frontier Community College


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

Illinois residents paid $9,743 to attend the two-year public institution this year $344 more than the $9,399 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 20.4 percent more than residents this year, or $11,734. Their price tag grew 3 percent from $11,390 in 2016-17.

About 96 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Illinois residents. About 2 percent are residents of other states and 2 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 100 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 80 students received grants or scholarships totaling $305,844 and 8 students took out student loans totaling more than $26,250.

Including all undergraduates, 2,108 students used grants or scholarships totaling $5.67 million. Another 50 took out $194,902 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
~1,874
$9,079
$9,079
$9,399
$9,743
7.3%
Out-of-state
~39
$11,070
$11,070
$11,390
$11,734
6%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Frontier 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
43
54%
$188,143
$4,375
State / local grant or scholarship
16
20%
$13,610
$851
Institutional grants or scholarships
51
64%
$104,091
$2,041
Grant or scholarship aid total
80
100%
$305,844
$3,823
Federal student loans
8
10%
$26,250
$3,281
Other student loans
0
0%
$0
Student loan aid
8
10%
$26,250
$3,281
Total student aid
80
100%

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