Cost of college went up for all students at Newberry College

Tuition and fees rose 1.2 percent for 2017-18 at Newberry College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Tuition and fees rose 1.2 percent for 2017-18 at Newberry College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

South Carolina students paid $25,900 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year $300 more than the $25,600 charged for 2016-17.

Data shows 100 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 267 students received grants or scholarships totaling $5.82 million and 217 students took out student loans totaling more than $1.45 million.

Including all undergraduates, 1,053 students used grants or scholarships totaling $20.43 million. Another 819 took out $5.54 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
~813
$24,300
$25,000
$25,600
$25,900
6.6%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Newberry 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
125
47%
$621,127
$4,969
State / local grant or scholarship
200
75%
$1,244,715
$6,224
Institutional grants or scholarships
267
100%
$3,952,537
$14,804
Grant or scholarship aid total
267
100%
$5,818,379
$21,792
Federal student loans
214
80%
$1,237,840
$5,784
Other student loans
22
8%
$214,067
$9,730
Student loan aid
217
81%
$1,451,907
$6,691
Total student aid
267
100%

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