Cost of college went up for all students at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies

Tuition and fees rose 35.7 percent for 2017-18 at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


Tuition and fees rose 35.7 percent for 2017-18 at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Washington students paid $16,380 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year $4,305 more than the $12,075 charged for 2016-17.

Data shows 84 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 50 students received grants or scholarships totaling $204,888 and 58 students took out student loans totaling more than $353,061.

Including all undergraduates, 476 students used grants or scholarships totaling $1.7 million. Another 574 took out $4.04 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
~531
$9,300
$9,887
$12,075
$16,380
76.1%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies 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
42
56%
$179,581
$4,276
State / local grant or scholarship
0
0%
$0
Institutional grants or scholarships
10
13%
$25,307
$2,531
Grant or scholarship aid total
50
67%
$204,888
$4,098
Federal student loans
58
77%
$330,759
$5,703
Other student loans
6
8%
$22,302
$3,717
Student loan aid
58
77%
$353,061
$6,087
Total student aid
63
84%

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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