Cost of college went up for all students at Citadel Military College of South Carolina

In-state tuition and fees rose 2.7 percent for 2017-18 at Citadel Military College of South Carolina, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


In-state tuition and fees rose 2.7 percent for 2017-18 at Citadel Military College of South Carolina, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

South Carolina residents paid $12,056 to attend the four-year public institution this year $322 more than the $11,734 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 180.5 percent more than residents this year, or $33,819. Their price tag grew 3.1 percent from $32,812 in 2016-17.

About 55 percent of the school's undergraduate population are South Carolina residents. About 44 percent are residents of other states and 1 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 85 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 437 students received grants or scholarships totaling $5.1 million and 317 students took out student loans totaling more than $2.5 million.

Including all undergraduates, 1,710 students used grants or scholarships totaling $19.28 million. Another 1,324 took out $8.94 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
~1,981
$11,098
$11,364
$11,734
$12,056
8.6%
Out-of-state
~1,585
$30,706
$31,780
$32,812
$33,819
10.1%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Citadel Military College of South Carolina 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
130
22%
$572,721
$4,406
State / local grant or scholarship
288
48%
$1,332,974
$4,628
Institutional grants or scholarships
230
38%
$3,193,812
$13,886
Grant or scholarship aid total
437
73%
$5,099,507
$11,669
Federal student loans
312
52%
$1,711,376
$5,485
Other student loans
42
7%
$790,287
$18,816
Student loan aid
317
53%
$2,501,663
$7,892
Total student aid
509
85%

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