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

In-state tuition and fees rose 0.2 percent for 2017-18 at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


In-state tuition and fees rose 0.2 percent for 2017-18 at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Wisconsin residents paid $7,662 to attend the four-year public institution this year $12 more than the $7,650 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 111.9 percent more than residents this year, or $16,235. Their price tag grew 0.1 percent from $16,223 in 2016-17.

About 82 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Wisconsin residents. About 17 percent are residents of other states and 1 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 80 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 1,113 students received grants or scholarships totaling $4.39 million and 1,406 students took out student loans totaling more than $9.76 million.

Including all undergraduates, 4,772 students used grants or scholarships totaling $24.55 million. Another 6,729 took out $44.26 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
~10,379
$7,600
$7,637
$7,650
$7,662
0.8%
Out-of-state
~2,152
$15,173
$15,710
$16,223
$16,235
7%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater 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
598
27%
$2,658,977
$4,446
State / local grant or scholarship
604
28%
$1,090,397
$1,805
Institutional grants or scholarships
300
14%
$638,781
$2,129
Grant or scholarship aid total
1,113
51%
$4,388,155
$3,943
Federal student loans
1,381
63%
$7,562,891
$5,476
Other student loans
230
11%
$2,195,468
$9,546
Student loan aid
1,406
65%
$9,758,359
$6,941
Total student aid
1,733
80%

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