Cost of college went up for all students at Rice University

Tuition and fees rose 3.8 percent for 2017-18 at Rice University, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Texas students paid $45,608 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year $1,690 more than the $43,918 charged for 2016-17.

Data shows 67 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 532 students received grants or scholarships totaling $19.25 million and 170 students took out student loans totaling more than $1.25 million.

Including all undergraduates, 2,463 students used grants or scholarships totaling $77.7 million. Another 661 took out $3.34 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
~2,948
$40,566
$42,253
$43,918
$45,608
12.4%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Rice 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
141
15%
$691,768
$4,906
State / local grant or scholarship
135
14%
$488,668
$3,620
Institutional grants or scholarships
529
55%
$18,073,749
$34,166
Grant or scholarship aid total
532
55%
$19,254,185
$36,192
Federal student loans
161
17%
$670,141
$4,162
Other student loans
34
4%
$584,429
$17,189
Student loan aid
170
18%
$1,254,570
$7,380
Total student aid
651
67%

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