Cost of college went up for all students at Walla Walla University

Tuition and fees rose 1.9 percent for 2017-18 at Walla Walla University, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


Tuition and fees rose 1.9 percent for 2017-18 at Walla Walla University, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Washington students paid $27,495 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year $513 more than the $26,982 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, 357 students received grants or scholarships totaling $4.84 million and 214 students took out student loans totaling more than $1.46 million.

Including all undergraduates, 1,466 students used grants or scholarships totaling $16.96 million. Another 971 took out $7.32 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
~549
$25,866
$26,382
$26,982
$27,495
6.3%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Walla Walla University 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
104
29%
$560,545
$5,390
State / local grant or scholarship
19
5%
$162,051
$8,529
Institutional grants or scholarships
357
99%
$4,113,760
$11,523
Grant or scholarship aid total
357
99%
$4,836,356
$13,547
Federal student loans
214
60%
$1,249,550
$5,839
Other student loans
36
10%
$214,770
$5,966
Student loan aid
214
60%
$1,464,320
$6,843
Total student aid
358
100%

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