Cost of college went up for all students at North Park University

Tuition and fees rose 5.2 percent for 2017-18 at North Park University, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


Tuition and fees rose 5.2 percent for 2017-18 at North Park University, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Illinois students paid $28,620 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year $1,410 more than the $27,210 charged for 2016-17.

Data shows 99 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 355 students received grants or scholarships totaling $5.11 million and 269 students took out student loans totaling more than $1.73 million.

Including all undergraduates, 1,977 students used grants or scholarships totaling $22.31 million. Another 1,501 took out $10.81 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
~2,161
$24,600
$25,860
$27,210
$28,620
16.3%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the North Park 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
140
39%
$722,171
$5,158
State / local grant or scholarship
116
32%
$513,980
$4,431
Institutional grants or scholarships
355
99%
$3,869,402
$10,900
Grant or scholarship aid total
355
99%
$5,105,553
$14,382
Federal student loans
269
75%
$1,504,079
$5,591
Other student loans
18
5%
$230,427
$12,802
Student loan aid
269
75%
$1,734,506
$6,448
Total student aid
356
99%

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