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

In-state tuition and fees rose 0.6 percent for 2017-18 at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


In-state tuition and fees rose 0.6 percent for 2017-18 at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Wisconsin residents paid $8,209 to attend the four-year public institution this year $50 more than the $8,159 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 100.7 percent more than residents this year, or $16,476. Their price tag grew 0.3 percent from $16,426 in 2016-17.

About 87 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Wisconsin residents. About 12 percent are residents of other states and 2 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 83 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 1,042 students received grants or scholarships totaling $3.81 million and 1,196 students took out student loans totaling more than $7.84 million.

Including all undergraduates, 4,566 students used grants or scholarships totaling $24.62 million. Another 5,784 took out $37.18 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
~7,505
$7,668
$7,672
$8,159
$8,209
7.1%
Out-of-state
~1,035
$15,241
$15,939
$16,426
$16,476
8.1%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point 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
582
33%
$2,555,077
$4,390
State / local grant or scholarship
617
35%
$1,001,048
$1,622
Institutional grants or scholarships
257
15%
$255,331
$994
Grant or scholarship aid total
1,042
59%
$3,811,456
$3,658
Federal student loans
1,184
67%
$6,475,540
$5,469
Other student loans
176
10%
$1,366,050
$7,762
Student loan aid
1,196
68%
$7,841,590
$6,557
Total student aid
1,462
83%

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