Cost of college went up for all students at the New Jersey Institute of Technology


In-state tuition and fees rose 2.6 percent for 2018-19 at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

New Jersey residents paid $17,338 to attend the four-year public institution this year – $440 more than the $16,898 charged for 2017-18.

Non-residents paid 88.9 percent more than residents this year, or $32,750. Their price tag grew 2.6 percent from $31,918 in 2017-18.

About 90 percent of the school's undergraduate population are New Jersey residents. About 6 percent are residents of other states and 4 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 92 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 898 students received grants or scholarships totaling $13.1 million and 478 students took out student loans totaling more than $4 million.

Including all undergraduates (11,423), 5,072 students used grants or scholarships totaling $66.2 million, and 2,728 students took out $18.9 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
~10,281
$16,108
$16,430
$16,898
$17,338
7.6%
Out-of-state
~685
$30,326
$31,034
$31,918
$32,750
8%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the New Jersey Institute of Technology 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
373
34%
$1,983,016
$5,316
State / local grant or scholarship
352
33%
$3,204,067
$9,102
Institutional grants or scholarships
723
67%
$7,925,209
$10,962
Grant or scholarship aid total
898
83%
$13,112,292
$14,602
Federal student loans
465
43%
$2,393,885
$5,148
Other student loans
100
9%
$1,560,595
$15,606
Student loan aid
478
44%
$3,954,480
$8,273
Total student aid
995
92%
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