Cost of college went up for all students at Washington College

Tuition and fees rose 2.2 percent for 2017-18 at Washington College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


Tuition and fees rose 2.2 percent for 2017-18 at Washington College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Maryland students paid $44,820 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year $978 more than the $43,842 charged for 2016-17.

Data shows 98 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 383 students received grants or scholarships totaling $9.78 million and 244 students took out student loans totaling more than $1.87 million.

Including all undergraduates, 1,371 students used grants or scholarships totaling $29.54 million. Another 813 took out $4.94 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
~577
$42,592
$43,850
$43,842
$44,820
5.2%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Washington 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
78
20%
$438,933
$5,627
State / local grant or scholarship
53
14%
$332,500
$6,274
Institutional grants or scholarships
383
98%
$9,007,609
$23,519
Grant or scholarship aid total
383
98%
$9,779,042
$25,533
Federal student loans
243
62%
$1,333,186
$5,486
Other student loans
30
8%
$538,609
$17,954
Student loan aid
244
62%
$1,871,795
$7,671
Total student aid
386
98%

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