Cost of college went up for resident students at Elgin Community College


In-state tuition and fees rose 0.1 percent for 2017-18 at Elgin Community College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Illinois residents paid $10,452 to attend the two-year public institution this year $13 more than the $10,439 charged for 2016-17.

Non-resident students would have paid 14.5 percent more than residents this year, or $11,964. Non-resident tuition and fees grew 0 percent from $11,959 in 2016-17.

100 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Illinois residents.

Data shows 51 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 400 students received grants or scholarships totaling $1.65 million and 86 students took out student loans totaling more than $314,260.

Including all undergraduates, 3,620 students used grants or scholarships totaling $11.61 million. Another 754 took out $2.74 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
In-state
9,918
$9,154
$10,439
$10,439
$10,452
14.2%
Out-of-state
0
$11,962
$11,959
$11,959
$11,964
0%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Elgin 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
307
34%
$1,267,136
$4,127
State / local grant or scholarship
151
17%
$204,978
$1,357
Institutional grants or scholarships
122
14%
$180,202
$1,477
Grant or scholarship aid total
400
44%
$1,652,316
$4,131
Federal student loans
86
10%
$305,260
$3,550
Other student loans
0%
Student loan aid
86
10%
$314,260
$3,654
Total student aid
463
51%

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