Cost of college went up for all students at Gallaudet University


Tuition and fees rose 2.9 percent for 2018-19 at Gallaudet University, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

District of Columbia students paid $17,038 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year – $480 more than the $16,558 charged for 2017-18.

Data shows 96 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 237 students received grants or scholarships totaling $5.3 million and 131 students took out student loans totaling more than $712,800.

Including all undergraduates (1,557), 994 students used grants or scholarships totaling $21.2 million, and 512 students took out $3.5 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
~16
$15,604
$16,078
$16,558
$17,038
9.2%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Gallaudet 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
164
66%
$840,424
$5,125
State / local grant or scholarship
164
66%
$2,475,790
$15,096
Institutional grants or scholarships
233
94%
$2,009,280
$8,624
Grant or scholarship aid total
237
96%
$5,325,494
$22,470
Federal student loans
130
53%
$664,346
$5,110
Other student loans
5
2%
$48,454
$9,691
Student loan aid
131
53%
$712,800
$5,441
Total student aid
238
96%
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