Cost of college went up for all students at Palm Beach Atlantic University

Tuition and fees rose 5 percent for 2017-18 at Palm Beach Atlantic University, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Florida students paid $29,950 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year $1,430 more than the $28,520 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, 547 students received grants or scholarships totaling $9.47 million and 312 students took out student loans totaling more than $1.94 million.

Including all undergraduates, 2,471 students used grants or scholarships totaling $37.83 million. Another 1,477 took out $1 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
~2,033
$26,274
$27,150
$28,520
$29,950
14%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Palm Beach Atlantic 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
152
28%
$703,781
$4,630
State / local grant or scholarship
286
52%
$1,164,756
$4,073
Institutional grants or scholarships
547
100%
$7,604,880
$13,903
Grant or scholarship aid total
547
100%
$9,473,417
$17,319
Federal student loans
312
57%
$1,647,870
$5,282
Other student loans
26
5%
$287,867
$11,072
Student loan aid
312
57%
$1,935,737
$6,204
Total student aid
547
100%

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

Organizations in this story


Palm Beach Atlantic University

Want to get notified whenever we write about Palm Beach Atlantic University ?
Next time we write about Palm Beach Atlantic University, we'll email you a link to the story. You may edit your settings or unsubscribe at any time.