Cost of college went up for all students at Denmark Technical College


In-state tuition and fees rose 27.9 percent for 2017-18 at Denmark Technical College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

South Carolina residents paid $5,700 to attend the two-year public institution this year $1,244 more than the $4,456 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 65.8 percent more than residents this year, or $9,450. Their price tag grew 21.2 percent from $7,796 in 2016-17.

About 95 percent of the school's undergraduate population are South Carolina residents. And about 5 percent are residents of other states.

Data shows 97 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 161 students received grants or scholarships totaling $837,175 and 79 students took out student loans totaling more than $250,965.

Including all undergraduates, 869 students used grants or scholarships totaling $3.29 million. Another 410 took out $1.22 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
~600
$2,734
$2,926
$4,456
$5,700
108.5%
Out-of-state
~32
$5,158
$5,542
$7,796
$9,450
83.2%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Denmark 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
124
74%
$639,329
$5,156
State / local grant or scholarship
80
48%
$150,588
$1,882
Institutional grants or scholarships
12
7%
$47,258
$3,938
Grant or scholarship aid total
161
96%
$837,175
$5,200
Federal student loans
79
47%
$250,965
$3,177
Other student loans
0
0%
$0
Student loan aid
79
47%
$250,965
$3,177
Total student aid
162
97%

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