Cost of college went down for all students at Horry-Georgetown Technical College


In-state tuition and fees fell 18 percent for 2017-18 at Horry-Georgetown Technical College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

South Carolina residents paid $5,044 to attend the two-year public institution this year $1,104 less than the $6,148 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 60.4 percent more than residents this year, or $8,092. Their price tag was reduced 18 percent from $9,868 in 2016-17.

About 79 percent of the school's undergraduate population are South Carolina residents. About 13 percent are residents of other states and 2 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 89 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 604 students received grants or scholarships totaling $3.36 million and 251 students took out student loans totaling more than $1.3 million.

Including all undergraduates, 5,490 students used grants or scholarships totaling $19.82 million. Another 3,203 took out $20.15 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
~5,544
$4,768
$4,902
$6,148
$5,044
5.8%
Out-of-state
~912
$6,726
$6,918
$9,868
$8,092
20.3%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Horry-Georgetown 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
400
58%
$1,737,251
$4,343
State / local grant or scholarship
490
71%
$1,617,314
$3,301
Institutional grants or scholarships
5
1%
$3,538
$708
Grant or scholarship aid total
604
87%
$3,358,103
$5,560
Federal student loans
244
35%
$1,233,209
$5,054
Other student loans
7
1%
$65,207
$9,315
Student loan aid
251
36%
$1,298,416
$5,173
Total student aid
618
89%

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