Cost of college went up for all students at University of the District of Columbia

In-state tuition and fees rose 2.6 percent for 2017-18 at University of the District of Columbia, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


In-state tuition and fees rose 2.6 percent for 2017-18 at University of the District of Columbia, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

District of Columbia residents paid $5,756 to attend the four-year public institution this year $144 more than the $5,612 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 110.1 percent more than residents this year, or $12,092. Their price tag grew 2.9 percent from $11,756 in 2016-17.

About 83 percent of the school's undergraduate population are District of Columbia residents. And about 14 percent are residents of other states.

Data shows 75 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 142 students received grants or scholarships totaling $959,337 and 67 students took out student loans totaling more than $370,488.

Including all undergraduates, 2,475 students used grants or scholarships totaling $14.3 million. Another 1,754 took out $13.66 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
~3,584
$5,189
$5,251
$5,612
$5,756
10.9%
Out-of-state
~605
$11,104
$11,233
$11,756
$12,092
8.9%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the University of the District of Columbia 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
129
59%
$668,711
$5,184
State / local grant or scholarship
4
2%
$2,406
$602
Institutional grants or scholarships
39
18%
$288,220
$7,390
Grant or scholarship aid total
142
65%
$959,337
$6,756
Federal student loans
67
30%
$361,988
$5,403
Other student loans
0%
Student loan aid
67
30%
$370,488
$5,530
Total student aid
166
75%

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