Cost of college went up for all students at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College
In-state tuition and fees rose 2.3 percent for 2017-18 at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.
South Carolina residents paid $5,234 to attend the two-year public institution this year $120 more than the $5,114 charged for 2016-17.
Non-residents paid 33.9 percent more than residents this year, or $7,010. Their price tag grew 1.7 percent from $6,890 in 2016-17.
About 99 percent of the school's undergraduate population are South Carolina residents. And about 1 percent are residents of other states.
Data shows 98 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 309 students received grants or scholarships totaling $1.73 million and 70 students took out student loans totaling more than $256,694.
Including all undergraduates, 2,541 students used grants or scholarships totaling $9.23 million. Another 847 took out $4.35 million in federal student loans.
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