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Cost of college went up for all students at Elmhurst College

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By Local Labs News Service | Jun 20, 2018

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Tuition and fees rose 2.5 percent for 2017-18 at Elmhurst College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Illinois students paid $36,370 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year $870 more than the $35,500 charged for 2016-17.

Data shows 99 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 471 students received grants or scholarships totaling $11.41 million and 446 students took out student loans totaling more than $3 million.

Including all undergraduates, 2,659 students used grants or scholarships totaling $56.66 million. Another 2,283 took out $16.75 million in federal student loans.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2014-15
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
Change in tuition and fees 2014-15 to 2017-18
~2,859
$33,950
$34,450
$35,500
$36,370
7.1%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Elmhurst 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
195
41%
$933,272
$4,786
State / local grant or scholarship
198
41%
$907,821
$4,585
Institutional grants or scholarships
471
99%
$9,567,641
$20,313
Grant or scholarship aid total
471
99%
$11,408,734
$24,222
Federal student loans
446
93%
$2,606,757
$5,845
Other student loans
37
8%
$397,366
$10,740
Student loan aid
446
93%
$3,004,123
$6,736
Total student aid
471
99%

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