Cost of college went up for all students at Wofford College


Tuition and fees rose 4.8 percent for 2018-19 at Wofford College, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

South Carolina students paid $43,985 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year – $2,030 more than the $41,955 charged for 2017-18.

Data shows 97 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 439 students received grants or scholarships totaling $13 million and 213 students took out student loans totaling more than $1.9 million.

Including all undergraduates (1,666), 1,577 students used grants or scholarships totaling $47.9 million, and 761 students took out $5 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
~916
$38,705
$40,245
$41,955
$43,985
13.6%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Wofford 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
73
16%
$371,785
$5,093
State / local grant or scholarship
240
53%
$1,819,916
$7,583
Institutional grants or scholarships
433
96%
$10,822,437
$24,994
Grant or scholarship aid total
439
97%
$13,014,138
$29,645
Federal student loans
210
46%
$1,183,969
$5,638
Other student loans
39
9%
$746,504
$19,141
Student loan aid
213
47%
$1,930,473
$9,063
Total student aid
439
97%
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