Cost of college went up for non-resident students at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

In-state tuition and fees was unchanged for 2017-18 at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


In-state tuition and fees was unchanged for 2017-18 at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Wisconsin residents paid $8,816 to attend the four-year public institution this year $4 more than the $8,812 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 89.8 percent more than residents this year, or $16,736. Their price tag grew 2.1 percent from $16,385 in 2016-17.

About 69 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Wisconsin residents. And about 31 percent are residents of other states.

Data shows 82 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 1,308 students received grants or scholarships totaling $4.46 million and 1,364 students took out student loans totaling more than $9.95 million.

Including all undergraduates, 4,892 students used grants or scholarships totaling $24.29 million. Another 5,719 took out $35.5 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
In-state
~7,415
$8,743
$8,822
$8,812
$8,816
0.8%
Out-of-state
~3,332
$16,316
$16,395
$16,385
$16,736
2.6%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire 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
492
22%
$2,263,705
$4,601
State / local grant or scholarship
512
23%
$864,745
$1,689
Institutional grants or scholarships
976
44%
$1,326,729
$1,359
Grant or scholarship aid total
1,308
59%
$4,455,179
$3,406
Federal student loans
1,343
60%
$7,449,940
$5,547
Other student loans
273
12%
$2,501,343
$9,162
Student loan aid
1,364
61%
$9,951,283
$7,296
Total student aid
1,834
82%

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