Cost of college went up for all students at Erskine College


Tuition and fees rose 2.6 percent for 2018-19 at Erskine College, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

South Carolina students paid $36,150 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year – $1,590 more than the $34,560 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, 190 students received grants or scholarships totaling $3.2 million and 137 students took out student loans totaling more than $458,046.

Including all undergraduates (693), 583 students used grants or scholarships totaling $9.8 million, and 405 students took out $1.4 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
~444
$33,315
$34,560
$34,560
$36,150
8.5%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Erskine 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
69
36%
$185,684
$2,691
State / local grant or scholarship
106
56%
$372,200
$3,511
Institutional grants or scholarships
190
100%
$2,608,259
$13,728
Grant or scholarship aid total
190
100%
$3,166,143
$16,664
Federal student loans
137
72%
$401,517
$2,931
Other student loans
10
5%
$56,529
$5,653
Student loan aid
137
72%
$458,046
$3,343
Total student aid
190
100%
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