Cost of college went up for all students at Marquette University

Tuition and fees rose 3.7 percent for 2017-18 at Marquette University, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


Tuition and fees rose 3.7 percent for 2017-18 at Marquette University, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Wisconsin students paid $39,900 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year $1,430 more than the $38,470 charged for 2016-17.

Data shows 100 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 1,870 students received grants or scholarships totaling $33.54 million and 928 students took out student loans totaling more than $8.46 million.

Including all undergraduates, 7,952 students used grants or scholarships totaling $127.87 million. Another 3,838 took out $29.31 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
~3,275
$35,930
$37,170
$38,470
$39,900
11%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Marquette University 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
328
18%
$1,686,184
$5,141
State / local grant or scholarship
287
15%
$857,743
$2,989
Institutional grants or scholarships
1,870
100%
$30,995,119
$16,575
Grant or scholarship aid total
1,870
100%
$33,539,046
$17,935
Federal student loans
914
49%
$5,578,388
$6,103
Other student loans
164
9%
$2,880,923
$17,567
Student loan aid
928
50%
$8,459,311
$9,116
Total student aid
1,871
100%

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