Cost of college went up for all students at Georgetown University

Tuition and fees rose 3.5 percent for 2017-18 at Georgetown University, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


Tuition and fees rose 3.5 percent for 2017-18 at Georgetown University, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

District of Columbia students paid $52,300 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year $1,753 more than the $50,547 charged for 2016-17.

Data shows 53 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 663 students received grants or scholarships totaling $26.75 million and 427 students took out student loans totaling more than $2.78 million.

Including all undergraduates, 3,077 students used grants or scholarships totaling $112 million. Another 2,033 took out $10.2 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
~185
$46,744
$48,611
$50,547
$52,300
11.9%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Georgetown 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
202
13%
$1,445,235
$7,155
State / local grant or scholarship
20
1%
$16,594
$830
Institutional grants or scholarships
652
42%
$25,287,447
$38,784
Grant or scholarship aid total
663
42%
$26,749,276
$40,346
Federal student loans
412
26%
$1,460,412
$3,545
Other student loans
52
3%
$1,322,706
$25,437
Student loan aid
427
27%
$2,783,118
$6,518
Total student aid
836
53%

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