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


In-state tuition and fees rose 0.4 percent for 2018-19 at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Wisconsin residents paid $8,239 to attend the four-year public institution this year – $30 more than the $8,209 charged for 2017-18.

Non-residents paid 100.3 percent more than residents this year, or $16,506. Their price tag grew 0.2 percent from $16,476 in 2017-18.

About 87 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Wisconsin residents. About 12 percent are residents of other states and 1 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 89 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 1,155 students received grants or scholarships totaling $4.8 million and 964 students took out student loans totaling more than $6.3 million.

Including all undergraduates (9,086), 4,477 students used grants or scholarships totaling $24.7 million, and 4,810 students took out $29.9 million in federal student loans.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
2018-19
Change in tuition and fees 2015-16 to 2018-19
In-state
~7,905
$7,672
$8,159
$8,209
$8,239
7.4%
Out-of-state
~1,090
$15,939
$16,426
$16,476
$16,506
3.6%

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
502
33%
$2,332,213
$4,646
State / local grant or scholarship
545
36%
$1,103,238
$2,024
Institutional grants or scholarships
924
60%
$1,315,966
$1,424
Grant or scholarship aid total
1,155
75%
$4,751,417
$4,114
Federal student loans
952
62%
$5,084,440
$5,341
Other student loans
159
10%
$1,261,899
$7,936
Student loan aid
964
63%
$6,346,339
$6,583
Total student aid
1,370
89%
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