Cost of college went up for all students at Bob Jones University


Tuition and fees rose 10 percent for 2018-19 at Bob Jones University, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

South Carolina students paid $18,150 to attend the four-year private for-profit institution this year – $1,650 more than the $16,500 charged for 2017-18.

Data shows 100 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 575 students received grants or scholarships totaling $6.5 million and 194 students took out student loans totaling more than $1.2 million.

Including all undergraduates (3,005), 2,167 students used grants or scholarships totaling $21.7 million, and 827 students took out $4.8 million in federal student loans.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
2018-19
Change in tuition and fees 2015-16 to 2018-19
In-state
~992
$14,675
$15,550
$16,500
$18,150
23.7%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Bob Jones University 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
280
48%
$1,266,569
$4,523
State / local grant or scholarship
162
28%
$1,094,990
$6,759
Institutional grants or scholarships
574
99%
$4,145,270
$7,222
Grant or scholarship aid total
575
99%
$6,506,829
$11,316
Federal student loans
186
32%
$916,474
$4,927
Other student loans
24
4%
$246,344
$10,264
Student loan aid
194
33%
$1,162,818
$5,994
Total student aid
581
100%
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