Cost of college went up for all students at Ashford University

Tuition and fees rose 2 percent for 2017-18 at Ashford University, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

California students paid $11,248 to attend the four-year private for-profit institution this year $216 more than the $11,032 charged for 2016-17.

Data shows 92 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 544 students received grants or scholarships totaling $2.57 million and 527 students took out student loans totaling more than $3.84 million.

Including all undergraduates, 28,967 students used grants or scholarships totaling $128.61 million. Another 24,170 took out $175.36 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
~2,482
$10,480
$10,720
$11,032
$11,248
7.3%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Ashford 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
508
81%
$2,337,718
$4,602
State / local grant or scholarship
0
0%
$0
Institutional grants or scholarships
70
11%
$233,747
$3,339
Grant or scholarship aid total
544
86%
$2,571,465
$4,727
Federal student loans
527
84%
$3,842,231
$7,291
Other student loans
0
0%
$0
Student loan aid
527
84%
$3,842,231
$7,291
Total student aid
582
92%

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