Cost of college went up for all students at Rowan College at Gloucester County


In-state tuition and fees rose 3.7 percent for 2017-18 at Rowan College at Gloucester County, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

New Jersey residents paid $5,420 to attend the two-year public institution this year $195 more than the $5,225 charged for 2016-17.

Non-resident students would have paid 72 percent more than residents this year, or $9,320. Non-resident tuition and fees grew 3.8 percent from $8,975 in 2016-17.

About 99 percent of the school's undergraduate population are New Jersey residents.

Data shows 62 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 740 students received grants or scholarships totaling $3.6 million and 400 students took out student loans totaling more than $2.25 million.

Including all undergraduates, 2,230 students used grants or scholarships totaling $10.06 million. Another 1,063 took out $5.92 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
In-state
~7,047
$4,745
$5,015
$5,225
$5,420
14.2%
Out-of-state
0
$8,195
$8,615
$8,975
$9,320
13.7%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Rowan College at Gloucester County 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
665
38%
$3,035,288
$4,564
State / local grant or scholarship
296
17%
$565,940
$1,912
Institutional grants or scholarships
0
0%
$0
Grant or scholarship aid total
740
42%
$3,601,228
$4,867
Federal student loans
383
22%
$1,995,977
$5,211
Other student loans
34
2%
$252,421
$7,424
Student loan aid
400
23%
$2,248,398
$5,621
Total student aid
1,102
62%

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