Cost of college went up for all students at Eckerd College


Tuition and fees rose 3.6 percent for 2017-18 at Eckerd College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Florida students paid $43,044 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year $1,506 more than the $41,538 charged for 2016-17.

Data shows 100 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 481 students received grants or scholarships totaling $10.43 million and 265 students took out student loans totaling more than $2.29 million.

Including all undergraduates, 1,991 students used grants or scholarships totaling $38.03 million. Another 1,123 took out $7.78 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
~348
$38,668
$40,020
$41,538
$43,044
11.3%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Eckerd College 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
94
19%
$452,823
$4,817
State / local grant or scholarship
96
20%
$450,153
$4,689
Institutional grants or scholarships
481
99%
$9,522,237
$19,797
Grant or scholarship aid total
481
99%
$10,425,213
$21,674
Federal student loans
265
55%
$1,584,593
$5,980
Other student loans
43
9%
$709,736
$16,505
Student loan aid
265
55%
$2,294,329
$8,658
Total student aid
483
100%

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