Cost of college went up for all students at Fordham University

Tuition and fees rose 3.9 percent for 2017-18 at Fordham University, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

New York students paid $50,986 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year $1,913 more than the $49,073 charged for 2016-17.

Data shows 91 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 1,985 students received grants or scholarships totaling $51.4 million and 1,220 students took out student loans totaling more than $10.5 million.

Including all undergraduates, 7,197 students used grants or scholarships totaling $179.6 million. Another 4,585 took out $30.77 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
~5,454
$45,623
$47,317
$49,073
$50,986
11.8%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Fordham 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
419
19%
$2,227,129
$5,315
State / local grant or scholarship
430
20%
$1,759,987
$4,093
Institutional grants or scholarships
1,983
91%
$47,408,353
$23,907
Grant or scholarship aid total
1,985
91%
$51,395,469
$25,892
Federal student loans
1,216
55%
$6,542,719
$5,381
Other student loans
154
7%
$3,953,223
$25,670
Student loan aid
1,220
56%
$10,495,942
$8,603
Total student aid
1,995
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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