Cost of college went up for all students at Eureka College

Tuition and fees rose 20.2 percent for 2017-18 at Eureka College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


Tuition and fees rose 20.2 percent for 2017-18 at Eureka College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Illinois students paid $25,390 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year $4,270 more than the $21,120 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, 165 students received grants or scholarships totaling $2.02 million and 136 students took out student loans totaling more than $945,667.

Including all undergraduates, 686 students used grants or scholarships totaling $10.84 million. Another 541 took out $3.49 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
~618
$20,060
$20,510
$21,120
$25,390
26.6%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Eureka 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
142
86%
$319,684
$2,251
State / local grant or scholarship
83
50%
$333,759
$4,021
Institutional grants or scholarships
165
100%
$1,364,559
$8,270
Grant or scholarship aid total
165
100%
$2,018,002
$12,230
Federal student loans
136
82%
$744,379
$5,473
Other student loans
29
18%
$201,288
$6,941
Student loan aid
136
82%
$945,667
$6,953
Total student aid
165
100%

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