Cost of college went down for all students at Green River College

In-state tuition and fees fell 13.5 percent for 2017-18 at Green River College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


In-state tuition and fees fell 13.5 percent for 2017-18 at Green River College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Washington residents paid $3,975 to attend the four-year public institution this year $622 less than the $4,597 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 10.5 percent more than residents this year, or $4,392. Their price tag was reduced 12.3 percent from $5,007 in 2016-17.

About 98 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Washington residents. And about 2 percent are residents of other states.

Data shows 56 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 263 students received grants or scholarships totaling $1.47 million and 104 students took out student loans totaling more than $461,676.

Including all undergraduates, 2,092 students used grants or scholarships totaling $10.91 million. Another 823 took out $4.48 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
7,889
$4,495
$4,344
$4,597
$3,975
-11.6%
Out-of-state
161
$10,431
$4,751
$5,007
$4,392
-57.9%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Green River 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
208
34%
$849,860
$4,086
State / local grant or scholarship
173
28%
$506,616
$2,928
Institutional grants or scholarships
79
13%
$110,710
$1,401
Grant or scholarship aid total
263
43%
$1,467,186
$5,579
Federal student loans
102
17%
$448,971
$4,402
Other student loans
0%
Student loan aid
104
17%
$461,676
$4,439
Total student aid
346
56%

Editor's note: A previous version of this story incorrectly described the cost of attendance, which includes both tuition and fees.

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