Cost of college went up for all students at Walla Walla Community College

In-state tuition and fees rose 6 percent for 2017-18 at Walla Walla Community College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


In-state tuition and fees rose 6 percent for 2017-18 at Walla Walla Community College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Washington residents paid $4,455 to attend the two-year public institution this year $252 more than the $4,203 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 33.7 percent more than residents this year, or $5,955. Their price tag grew 5 percent from $5,670 in 2016-17.

About 78 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Washington residents. And about 22 percent are residents of other states.

Data shows 83 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 299 students received grants or scholarships totaling $1.59 million and 114 students took out student loans totaling more than $534,096.

Including all undergraduates, 1,837 students used grants or scholarships totaling $10.01 million. Another 909 took out $5.87 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
~3,375
$4,376
$4,203
$4,203
$4,455
1.8%
Out-of-state
~952
$5,675
$5,670
$5,670
$5,955
4.9%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Walla Walla Community 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
214
53%
$850,374
$3,974
State / local grant or scholarship
145
36%
$392,624
$2,708
Institutional grants or scholarships
178
44%
$350,974
$1,972
Grant or scholarship aid total
299
75%
$1,593,972
$5,331
Federal student loans
107
27%
$499,618
$4,669
Other student loans
7
2%
$34,478
$4,925
Student loan aid
114
28%
$534,096
$4,685
Total student aid
334
83%

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