Cost of college went up for all students at University of Puget Sound


Tuition and fees rose 3.3 percent for 2017-18 at University of Puget Sound, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Washington students paid $48,090 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year $1,538 more than the $46,552 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, 646 students received grants or scholarships totaling $12.48 million and 292 students took out student loans totaling more than $2.53 million.

Including all undergraduates, 2,432 students used grants or scholarships totaling $50.04 million. Another 1,092 took out $8.34 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
~530
$43,428
$44,976
$46,552
$48,090
10.7%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the University of Puget Sound 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
116
18%
$584,203
$5,036
State / local grant or scholarship
18
3%
$179,515
$9,973
Institutional grants or scholarships
645
99%
$11,718,184
$18,168
Grant or scholarship aid total
646
99%
$12,481,902
$19,322
Federal student loans
291
45%
$1,873,199
$6,437
Other student loans
32
5%
$655,621
$20,488
Student loan aid
292
45%
$2,528,820
$8,660
Total student aid
652
100%

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