Cost of college went up for all students at Tusculum College


Tuition and fees rose 4.9 percent for 2018-19 at Tusculum College, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Tennessee students paid $24,860 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year – $1,160 more than the $23,700 charged for 2017-18.

Data shows 99 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 329 students received grants or scholarships totaling $6.4 million and 227 students took out student loans totaling more than $1.2 million.

Including all undergraduates (1,735), 1,448 students used grants or scholarships totaling $22.1 million, and 1,177 students took out $9.6 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
~1,006
$22,670
$23,125
$23,700
$24,860
9.7%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Tusculum 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
193
58%
$988,266
$5,121
State / local grant or scholarship
162
49%
$861,330
$5,317
Institutional grants or scholarships
322
96%
$4,566,456
$14,182
Grant or scholarship aid total
329
99%
$6,416,052
$19,502
Federal student loans
224
67%
$1,162,197
$5,188
Other student loans
5
1%
$41,534
$8,307
Student loan aid
227
68%
$1,203,731
$5,303
Total student aid
330
99%
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