Cost of college went down for all students at Dyersburg State Community College


In-state tuition and fees fell 2.2 percent for 2018-19 at Dyersburg State Community College, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Tennessee residents paid $4,235 to attend the two-year public institution this year – $96 less than the $4,331 charged for 2017-18.

Non-residents paid 290.2 percent more than residents this year, or $16,523. Their price tag was reduced 2.3 percent from $16,907 in 2017-18.

About 98 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Tennessee residents. And about 2 percent are residents of other states.

Data shows 95 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 500 students received grants or scholarships totaling $3.2 million and 54 students took out student loans totaling more than $153,424.

Including all undergraduates (2,977), 2,464 students used grants or scholarships totaling $9.7 million, and 366 students took out $1.1 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
~2,917
$3,947
$4,229
$4,331
$4,235
7.3%
Out-of-state
~60
$15,347
$16,475
$16,907
$16,523
7.7%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Dyersburg State Community 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
348
66%
$1,616,809
$4,646
State / local grant or scholarship
423
80%
$1,387,260
$3,280
Institutional grants or scholarships
160
30%
$235,101
$1,469
Grant or scholarship aid total
500
95%
$3,239,170
$6,478
Federal student loans
54
10%
$153,424
$2,841
Other student loans
0
0%
$0
-
Student loan aid
54
10%
$153,424
$2,841
Total student aid
503
95%
-
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