Cost of college went up for all students at Coker College


Tuition and fees rose 3 percent for 2018-19 at Coker College, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

South Carolina students paid $29,548 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year – $864 more than the $28,684 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, 201 students received grants or scholarships totaling $4.3 million and 161 students took out student loans totaling more than $1.1 million.

Including all undergraduates (1,280), 970 students used grants or scholarships totaling $16.9 million, and 790 students took out $5.9 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
~858
$26,568
$27,624
$28,684
$29,548
11.2%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Coker 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
101
49%
$539,194
$5,339
State / local grant or scholarship
120
58%
$684,425
$5,704
Institutional grants or scholarships
201
97%
$3,080,702
$15,327
Grant or scholarship aid total
201
97%
$4,304,321
$21,415
Federal student loans
161
78%
$989,164
$6,144
Other student loans
15
7%
$141,707
$9,447
Student loan aid
161
78%
$1,130,871
$7,024
Total student aid
201
97%
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