Cost of college went up for all students at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Barranquitas

Tuition and fees rose 1.7 percent for 2017-18 at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Barranquitas, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Puerto Rico students paid $5,860 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year $96 more than the $5,764 charged for 2016-17.

Data shows 99 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 504 students received grants or scholarships totaling $2.73 million and 35 students took out student loans totaling more than $39,804.

Including all undergraduates, 1,971 students used grants or scholarships totaling $10.76 million. Another 270 took out $550,259 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
1,976
$5,014
$5,014
$5,764
$5,860
16.9%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Barranquitas 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
501
99%
$2,602,144
$5,194
State / local grant or scholarship
260
51%
$25,440
$98
Institutional grants or scholarships
209
41%
$101,799
$487
Grant or scholarship aid total
504
99%
$2,729,383
$5,415
Federal student loans
35
7%
$39,804
$1,137
Other student loans
0
0%
$0
Student loan aid
35
7%
$39,804
$1,137
Total student aid
504
99%

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