Cost of college went up for all students at Austin Peay State University


In-state tuition and fees rose 3.1 percent for 2018-19 at Austin Peay State University, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Tennessee residents paid $8,159 to attend the four-year public institution this year – $246 more than the $7,913 charged for 2017-18.

Non-residents paid 186.8 percent more than residents this year, or $23,399. Their price tag grew 1.1 percent from $23,153 in 2017-18.

About 91 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Tennessee residents. And about 7 percent are residents of other states.

Data shows 99 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 1,669 students received grants or scholarships totaling $13.7 million and 1,022 students took out student loans totaling more than $5.8 million.

Including all undergraduates (10,954), 8,484 students used grants or scholarships totaling $69.8 million, and 4,955 students took out $32.8 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
~9,968
$7,501
$7,689
$7,913
$8,159
8.8%
Out-of-state
~767
$22,333
$22,929
$23,153
$23,399
4.8%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Austin Peay State 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
997
57%
$4,871,496
$4,886
State / local grant or scholarship
1,493
85%
$6,584,787
$4,410
Institutional grants or scholarships
378
22%
$2,249,619
$5,951
Grant or scholarship aid total
1,669
95%
$13,705,902
$8,212
Federal student loans
1,010
58%
$5,229,066
$5,177
Other student loans
52
3%
$595,362
$11,449
Student loan aid
1,022
58%
$5,824,428
$5,699
Total student aid
1,737
99%
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