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

In-state tuition and fees rose 0.4 percent for 2017-18 at University of Wisconsin-Madison, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


In-state tuition and fees rose 0.4 percent for 2017-18 at University of Wisconsin-Madison, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Wisconsin residents paid $10,533 to attend the four-year public institution this year $45 more than the $10,488 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 230.2 percent more than residents this year, or $34,783. Their price tag grew 6.2 percent from $32,738 in 2016-17.

About 57 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Wisconsin residents. About 35 percent are residents of other states and 8 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 66 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 3,193 students received grants or scholarships totaling $20.63 million and 2,244 students took out student loans totaling more than $17.01 million.

Including all undergraduates, 12,648 students used grants or scholarships totaling $115.02 million. Another 10,431 took out $69.63 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
~24,272
$10,410
$10,415
$10,488
$10,533
1.2%
Out-of-state
~14,904
$26,660
$29,665
$32,738
$34,783
30.5%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison 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
779
12%
$3,677,268
$4,720
State / local grant or scholarship
807
13%
$1,808,244
$2,241
Institutional grants or scholarships
2,165
35%
$15,144,670
$6,995
Grant or scholarship aid total
3,193
51%
$20,630,182
$6,461
Federal student loans
2,149
34%
$12,354,665
$5,749
Other student loans
396
6%
$4,659,507
$11,766
Student loan aid
2,244
36%
$17,014,172
$7,582
Total student aid
4,099
66%

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