Cost of college went up for all students at Lewis University

Tuition and fees rose 4 percent for 2017-18 at Lewis University, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


Tuition and fees rose 4 percent for 2017-18 at Lewis University, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Illinois students paid $31,250 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year $1,200 more than the $30,050 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, 696 students received grants or scholarships totaling $12.01 million and 530 students took out student loans totaling more than $4.11 million.

Including all undergraduates, 3,791 students used grants or scholarships totaling $51.46 million. Another 3,069 took out $21.7 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
~5,890
$27,830
$29,040
$30,050
$31,250
12.3%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Lewis University 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
258
37%
$1,195,379
$4,633
State / local grant or scholarship
279
40%
$1,237,596
$4,436
Institutional grants or scholarships
696
100%
$9,577,503
$13,761
Grant or scholarship aid total
696
100%
$12,010,478
$17,256
Federal student loans
518
74%
$2,951,480
$5,698
Other student loans
88
13%
$1,155,424
$13,130
Student loan aid
530
76%
$4,106,904
$7,749
Total student aid
696
100%

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