Cost of college went up for all students at Anderson University


Tuition and fees rose 3.8 percent for 2018-19 at Anderson University, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

South Carolina students paid $28,000 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year – $1,030 more than the $26,970 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, 676 students received grants or scholarships totaling $13.5 million and 436 students took out student loans totaling more than $3.2 million.

Including all undergraduates (3,429), 2,576 students used grants or scholarships totaling $44.4 million, and 1,734 students took out $11.9 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
~2,606
$24,860
$25,880
$26,970
$28,000
12.6%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Anderson 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
179
26%
$832,730
$4,652
State / local grant or scholarship
519
76%
$3,672,976
$7,077
Institutional grants or scholarships
674
99%
$8,973,602
$13,314
Grant or scholarship aid total
676
100%
$13,479,308
$19,940
Federal student loans
418
62%
$2,269,525
$5,429
Other student loans
108
16%
$952,439
$8,819
Student loan aid
436
64%
$3,221,964
$7,390
Total student aid
676
100%
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