Cost of college went up for all students at Caribbean University-Vega Baja

Tuition and fees rose 1.6 percent for 2017-18 at Caribbean University-Vega Baja, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Puerto Rico students paid $5,264 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year $82 more than the $5,182 charged for 2016-17.

Data shows 100 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 46 students received grants or scholarships totaling $234,143.

Including all undergraduates, 407 students used grants or scholarships totaling $1.98 million. Another 149 took out $609,111 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
384
$4,970
$5,080
$5,182
$5,264
5.9%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Caribbean University-Vega Baja 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
46
100%
$226,169
$4,917
State / local grant or scholarship
7
15%
$1,600
$229
Institutional grants or scholarships
3
7%
$6,374
$2,125
Grant or scholarship aid total
46
100%
$234,143
$5,090
Federal student loans
4%
Other student loans
0
0%
$0
Student loan aid
4%
Total student aid
46
100%

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