Cost of college went up for all students at Peninsula College


In-state tuition and fees rose 2.4 percent for 2018-19 at Peninsula College, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Washington residents paid $4,453 to attend the four-year public institution this year – $106 more than the $4,347 charged for 2017-18.

Non-residents paid 12.8 percent more than residents this year, or $5,023. Their price tag grew 5.7 percent from $4,752 in 2017-18.

About 89 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Washington residents. And about 10 percent are residents of other states.

Data shows 74 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 129 students received grants or scholarships totaling $700,590 and 19 students took out student loans totaling more than $129,470.

Including all undergraduates (2,052), 935 students used grants or scholarships totaling $5.9 million, and 249 students took out $1.5 million in federal student loans.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
2018-19
Change in tuition and fees 2015-16 to 2018-19
In-state
~1,826
$4,191
$4,344
$4,347
$4,453
6.3%
Out-of-state
~205
$4,591
$4,751
$4,752
$5,023
9.4%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Peninsula 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
92
48%
$374,008
$4,065
State / local grant or scholarship
71
37%
$188,845
$2,660
Institutional grants or scholarships
61
32%
$137,737
$2,258
Grant or scholarship aid total
129
67%
$700,590
$5,431
Federal student loans
16
8%
$96,514
$6,032
Other student loans
3
2%
$32,956
$10,985
Student loan aid
19
10%
$129,470
$6,814
Total student aid
143
74%
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