Cost of college went up for all students at University of Wisconsin-Parkside

In-state tuition and fees rose 0.3 percent for 2017-18 at University of Wisconsin-Parkside, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


In-state tuition and fees rose 0.3 percent for 2017-18 at University of Wisconsin-Parkside, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Wisconsin residents paid $7,389 to attend the four-year public institution this year $22 more than the $7,367 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 108.1 percent more than residents this year, or $15,378. Their price tag grew 0.1 percent from $15,356 in 2016-17.

About 86 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Wisconsin residents. About 14 percent are residents of other states and 1 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 79 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 317 students received grants or scholarships totaling $1.62 million and 337 students took out student loans totaling more than $1.92 million.

Including all undergraduates, 2,192 students used grants or scholarships totaling $12.26 million. Another 2,427 took out $16.22 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
~3,759
$7,326
$7,341
$7,367
$7,389
0.9%
Out-of-state
~612
$14,899
$15,330
$15,356
$15,378
3.2%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside 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
217
37%
$1,091,925
$5,032
State / local grant or scholarship
224
38%
$444,414
$1,984
Institutional grants or scholarships
47
8%
$82,787
$1,761
Grant or scholarship aid total
317
54%
$1,619,126
$5,108
Federal student loans
334
57%
$1,799,451
$5,388
Other student loans
14
2%
$125,409
$8,958
Student loan aid
337
58%
$1,924,860
$5,712
Total student aid
458
79%

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