Cost of college went up for all students at University of Puerto Rico-Utuado

In-state tuition and fees rose 1.6 percent for 2017-18 at University of Puerto Rico-Utuado, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Puerto Rico residents paid $2,117 to attend the four-year public institution this year $34 more than the $2,083 charged for 2016-17.

Non-resident students would have paid 95.5 percent more than residents this year, or $4,138. Non-resident tuition and fees grew 0.8 percent from $4,105 in 2016-17.

100 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Puerto Rico residents.

Data shows 94 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 529 students received grants or scholarships totaling $2.75 million and 28 students took out student loans totaling more than $68,500.

Including all undergraduates, 1,232 students used grants or scholarships totaling $6.39 million. Another 115 took out $336,500 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
1,469
$2,019
$2,049
$2,083
$2,117
4.9%
Out-of-state
0
$4,041
$4,071
$4,105
$4,138
2.4%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the University of Puerto Rico-Utuado 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
506
90%
$2,542,193
$5,024
State / local grant or scholarship
301
53%
$48,900
$162
Institutional grants or scholarships
133
24%
$156,437
$1,176
Grant or scholarship aid total
529
94%
$2,747,530
$5,194
Federal student loans
28
5%
$68,500
$2,446
Other student loans
0
0%
$0
Student loan aid
28
5%
$68,500
$2,446
Total student aid
529
94%

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