Cost of college went up for all students at Southeastern Illinois College

In-state tuition and fees rose 7.9 percent for 2017-18 at Southeastern Illinois College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


In-state tuition and fees rose 7.9 percent for 2017-18 at Southeastern Illinois College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Illinois residents paid $5,760 to attend the two-year public institution this year $420 more than the $5,340 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 4.2 percent more than residents this year, or $6,000. Their price tag grew 7.5 percent from $5,580 in 2016-17.

About 91 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Illinois residents. About 6 percent are residents of other states and 2 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, 151 students received grants or scholarships totaling $827,886 and 8 students took out student loans totaling more than $33,846.

Including all undergraduates, 1,427 students used grants or scholarships totaling $3.42 million.

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
~1,656
$4,530
$4,800
$5,340
$5,760
27.2%
Out-of-state
~109
$4,770
$5,040
$5,580
$6,000
25.8%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Southeastern Illinois 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
116
64%
$578,577
$4,988
State / local grant or scholarship
43
24%
$52,620
$1,224
Institutional grants or scholarships
83
46%
$196,689
$2,370
Grant or scholarship aid total
151
83%
$827,886
$5,483
Federal student loans
0
0%
$0
Other student loans
8
4%
$33,846
$4,231
Student loan aid
8
4%
$33,846
$4,231
Total student aid
159
88%

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