Cost of college went up for all students at Simpson College

Tuition and fees rose 5 percent for 2017-18 at Simpson College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Iowa students paid $37,663 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year $1,787 more than the $35,876 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, 322 students received grants or scholarships totaling $7.41 million and 250 students took out student loans totaling more than $2.22 million.

Including all undergraduates, 1,523 students used grants or scholarships totaling $31.66 million. Another 1,173 took out $7.89 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
~1,158
$32,550
$34,175
$35,876
$37,663
15.7%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Simpson College 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
87
27%
$350,973
$4,034
State / local grant or scholarship
142
44%
$712,902
$5,020
Institutional grants or scholarships
322
100%
$6,345,506
$19,707
Grant or scholarship aid total
322
100%
$7,409,381
$23,011
Federal student loans
249
77%
$1,604,260
$6,443
Other student loans
63
20%
$619,302
$9,830
Student loan aid
250
78%
$2,223,562
$8,894
Total student aid
322
100%

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