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

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


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

Illinois residents paid $7,814 to attend the two-year public institution this year $201 more than the $7,613 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 74.3 percent more than residents this year, or $13,616. Their price tag grew 1.5 percent from $13,415 in 2016-17.

About 98 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Illinois residents. About 1 percent are residents of other states and 1 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 88 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 745 students received grants or scholarships totaling $2.99 million and 153 students took out student loans totaling more than $376,749.

Including all undergraduates, 2,087 students used grants or scholarships totaling $8.24 million. Another 443 took out $1.08 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
~5,005
$7,282
$7,282
$7,613
$7,814
7.3%
Out-of-state
~51
$13,084
$13,084
$13,415
$13,616
4.1%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Lake Land 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
466
52%
$1,875,699
$4,025
State / local grant or scholarship
183
20%
$157,055
$858
Institutional grants or scholarships
364
41%
$959,966
$2,637
Grant or scholarship aid total
745
83%
$2,992,720
$4,017
Federal student loans
146
16%
$305,048
$2,089
Other student loans
14
2%
$71,701
$5,122
Student loan aid
153
17%
$376,749
$2,462
Total student aid
785
88%

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