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


In-state tuition and fees rose 0.1 percent for 2017-18 at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Wisconsin residents paid $9,096 to attend the four-year public institution this year $5 more than the $9,091 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 95.3 percent more than residents this year, or $17,765. Their price tag grew 0.9 percent from $17,612 in 2016-17.

About 80 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Wisconsin residents. About 19 percent are residents of other states and 1 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, 1,261 students received grants or scholarships totaling $3.68 million and 1,183 students took out student loans totaling more than $7.74 million.

Including all undergraduates, 4,190 students used grants or scholarships totaling $18.64 million. Another 5,423 took out $32.86 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
~8,510
$8,795
$8,832
$9,091
$9,096
3.4%
Out-of-state
~2,021
$16,368
$16,783
$17,612
$17,765
8.5%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse 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
432
21%
$1,807,169
$4,183
State / local grant or scholarship
448
22%
$844,440
$1,885
Institutional grants or scholarships
490
24%
$1,030,812
$2,104
Grant or scholarship aid total
1,261
61%
$3,682,421
$2,920
Federal student loans
1,173
57%
$6,214,388
$5,298
Other student loans
183
9%
$1,521,576
$8,315
Student loan aid
1,183
57%
$7,735,964
$6,539
Total student aid
1,721
83%

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