Cost of college went up for all students at College of Lake County


In-state tuition and fees rose 2.6 percent for 2017-18 at College of Lake County, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Illinois residents paid $8,960 to attend the two-year public institution this year $224 more than the $8,736 charged for 2016-17.

Non-resident students would have paid 32.5 percent more than residents this year, or $11,872. Non-resident tuition and fees grew 2.7 percent from $11,564 in 2016-17.

About 99 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Illinois residents. And about 1 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 46 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 487 students received grants or scholarships totaling $2.13 million and 63 students took out student loans totaling more than $275,444.

Including all undergraduates, 3,292 students used grants or scholarships totaling $10.68 million. Another 564 took out $2.54 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
~14,620
$7,770
$8,358
$8,736
$8,960
15.3%
Out-of-state
0
$10,262
$11,046
$11,564
$11,872
15.7%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the College of Lake County 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
413
35%
$1,751,734
$4,241
State / local grant or scholarship
161
13%
$180,053
$1,118
Institutional grants or scholarships
103
9%
$199,555
$1,937
Grant or scholarship aid total
487
41%
$2,131,342
$4,376
Federal student loans
63
5%
$275,444
$4,372
Other student loans
0
0%
$0
Student loan aid
63
5%
$275,444
$4,372
Total student aid
547
46%

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