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.

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
~2,614
$4,826
$5,005
$5,114
$5,234
8.5%
Out-of-state
~26
$6,602
$6,781
$6,890
$7,010
6.2%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Orangeburg Calhoun Technical 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
240
75%
$1,208,428
$5,035
State / local grant or scholarship
176
55%
$514,740
$2,925
Institutional grants or scholarships
14
4%
$5,880
$420
Grant or scholarship aid total
309
96%
$1,729,048
$5,596
Federal student loans
68
21%
$238,768
$3,511
Other student loans
1%
Student loan aid
70
22%
$256,694
$3,667
Total student aid
315
98%

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