Cost of college went up for all students at North Central College

Tuition and fees rose 3 percent for 2017-18 at North Central College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Illinois students paid $37,749 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year $1,095 more than the $36,654 charged for 2016-17.

Data shows 100 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 597 students received grants or scholarships totaling $13.41 million and 439 students took out student loans totaling more than $3.29 million.

Including all undergraduates, 2,596 students used grants or scholarships totaling $51.01 million. Another 1,918 took out $13.3 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
~2,625
$34,230
$35,421
$36,654
$37,749
10.3%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the North Central 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
179
30%
$825,622
$4,612
State / local grant or scholarship
206
34%
$922,863
$4,480
Institutional grants or scholarships
597
100%
$11,666,255
$19,541
Grant or scholarship aid total
597
100%
$13,414,740
$22,470
Federal student loans
431
72%
$2,386,241
$5,537
Other student loans
181
30%
$904,656
$4,998
Student loan aid
439
73%
$3,290,897
$7,496
Total student aid
598
100%

Editor's note: A previous version of this story incorrectly described the cost of attendance, which includes both tuition and fees.

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