Cost of college went down for non-resident students at University of New Orleans

In-state tuition and fees was unchanged for 2017-18 at University of New Orleans, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Louisiana residents paid $8,484 to attend the four-year public institution in both the 2016-17 and 2017-18 academic years.

Non-residents paid 57 percent more than residents this year, or $13,320. Their price tag was reduced 40.3 percent from $22,301 in 2016-17.

About 90 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Louisiana residents. About 8 percent are residents of other states and 2 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 91 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 766 students received grants or scholarships totaling $7.05 million and 379 students took out student loans totaling more than $1.95 million.

Including all undergraduates, 3,612 students used grants or scholarships totaling $29.73 million. Another 2,179 took out $13.62 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
~7,233
$7,392
$8,004
$8,484
$8,484
14.8%
Out-of-state
~643
$21,002
$21,821
$22,301
$13,320
-36.6%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the University of New Orleans 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
451
50%
$2,102,515
$4,662
State / local grant or scholarship
672
74%
$3,371,165
$5,017
Institutional grants or scholarships
226
25%
$1,574,298
$6,966
Grant or scholarship aid total
766
85%
$7,047,978
$9,201
Federal student loans
374
41%
$1,706,928
$4,564
Other student loans
28
3%
$246,653
$8,809
Student loan aid
379
42%
$1,953,581
$5,155
Total student aid
825
91%

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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