Cost of college went up for all students at Universidad Central de Bayamon

Tuition and fees rose 0.6 percent for 2017-18 at Universidad Central de Bayamon, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Puerto Rico students paid $6,260 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year $40 more than the $6,220 charged for 2016-17.

Data shows 98 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 282 students received grants or scholarships totaling $1.29 million and 15 students took out student loans totaling more than $46,550.

Including all undergraduates, 1,682 students used grants or scholarships totaling $9.34 million. Another 626 took out $2.15 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
1,665
$6,568
$6,220
$6,220
$6,260
-4.7%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Universidad Central de Bayamon 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
282
98%
$1,246,323
$4,420
State / local grant or scholarship
59
20%
$13,295
$225
Institutional grants or scholarships
104
36%
$31,122
$299
Grant or scholarship aid total
282
98%
$1,290,740
$4,577
Federal student loans
11
4%
$26,050
$2,368
Other student loans
4
1%
$20,500
$5,125
Student loan aid
15
5%
$46,550
$3,103
Total student aid
283
98%

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