Cost of college went up for all students at Kishwaukee College


In-state tuition and fees rose 8.8 percent for 2017-18 at Kishwaukee College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Illinois residents paid $8,880 to attend the two-year public institution this year $720 more than the $8,160 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 47 percent more than residents this year, or $13,050. Their price tag grew 8.5 percent from $12,030 in 2016-17.

About 98 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Illinois residents. And about 1 percent are residents of other states.

Data shows 76 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 288 students received grants or scholarships totaling $1.62 million and 93 students took out student loans totaling more than $436,009.

Including all undergraduates, 1,692 students used grants or scholarships totaling $9.05 million. Another 624 took out $3.19 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
~3,700
$9,240
$9,750
$8,160
$8,880
-3.9%
Out-of-state
~38
$14,610
$15,450
$12,030
$13,050
-10.7%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Kishwaukee 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
254
53%
$1,227,252
$4,832
State / local grant or scholarship
110
23%
$184,552
$1,678
Institutional grants or scholarships
62
13%
$212,968
$3,435
Grant or scholarship aid total
288
60%
$1,624,772
$5,642
Federal student loans
91
19%
$428,009
$4,703
Other student loans
3
1%
$8,000
$2,667
Student loan aid
93
19%
$436,009
$4,688
Total student aid
365
76%

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