Cost of college went up for all students at Carthage College

Tuition and fees rose 4.2 percent for 2017-18 at Carthage College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


Tuition and fees rose 4.2 percent for 2017-18 at Carthage College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Wisconsin students paid $41,950 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year $1,685 more than the $40,265 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, 736 students received grants or scholarships totaling $17.54 million and 588 students took out student loans totaling more than $5.43 million.

Including all undergraduates, 2,704 students used grants or scholarships totaling $57.72 million. Another 2,431 took out $17.23 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
~938
$36,570
$38,375
$40,265
$41,950
14.7%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Carthage 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
214
28%
$969,841
$4,532
State / local grant or scholarship
146
19%
$386,754
$2,649
Institutional grants or scholarships
734
98%
$16,185,252
$22,051
Grant or scholarship aid total
736
98%
$17,541,847
$23,834
Federal student loans
586
78%
$3,627,986
$6,191
Other student loans
114
15%
$1,799,732
$15,787
Student loan aid
588
78%
$5,427,718
$9,231
Total student aid
751
100%

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