Cost of college went up for all students at Brown University

Tuition and fees rose 4 percent for 2017-18 at Brown University, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Rhode Island students paid $53,419 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year $2,053 more than the $51,366 charged for 2016-17.

Data shows 57 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 693 students received grants or scholarships totaling $27.8 million and 374 students took out student loans totaling more than $2.68 million.

Including all undergraduates, 3,214 students used grants or scholarships totaling $125.84 million. Another 1,508 took out $9.4 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
~391
$47,434
$49,346
$51,366
$53,419
12.6%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Brown 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
211
13%
$1,234,820
$5,852
State / local grant or scholarship
15
1%
$9,474
$632
Institutional grants or scholarships
689
43%
$26,556,034
$38,543
Grant or scholarship aid total
693
43%
$27,800,328
$40,116
Federal student loans
360
22%
$1,944,418
$5,401
Other student loans
42
3%
$738,081
$17,573
Student loan aid
374
23%
$2,682,499
$7,172
Total student aid
914
57%

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