Cost of college went up for all students at Clark College

In-state tuition and fees rose 3.3 percent for 2017-18 at Clark College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


In-state tuition and fees rose 3.3 percent for 2017-18 at Clark College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Washington residents paid $3,613 to attend the four-year public institution this year $115 more than the $3,498 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 148.2 percent more than residents this year, or $8,966. Their price tag grew 1.4 percent from $8,841 in 2016-17.

About 97 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Washington residents. And about 3 percent are residents of other states.

Data shows 59 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 362 students received grants or scholarships totaling $2.03 million and 144 students took out student loans totaling more than $661,946.

Including all undergraduates, 3,518 students used grants or scholarships totaling $20.04 million. Another 1,745 took out $9.89 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
~10,008
$3,653
$3,456
$3,498
$3,613
-1.1%
Out-of-state
~310
$8,843
$8,794
$8,841
$8,966
1.4%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Clark 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
302
37%
$1,240,879
$4,109
State / local grant or scholarship
224
27%
$677,795
$3,026
Institutional grants or scholarships
166
20%
$114,846
$692
Grant or scholarship aid total
362
44%
$2,033,520
$5,617
Federal student loans
141
17%
$647,613
$4,593
Other student loans
3
0%
$14,333
$4,778
Student loan aid
144
17%
$661,946
$4,597
Total student aid
485
59%

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