Cost of college went up for all students at Boise State University

In-state tuition and fees rose 3.5 percent for 2017-18 at Boise State University, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Idaho residents paid $7,326 to attend the four-year public institution this year $246 more than the $7,080 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 209.1 percent more than residents this year, or $22,642. Their price tag grew 5.2 percent from $21,530 in 2016-17.

About 56 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Idaho residents. About 42 percent are residents of other states and 1 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 81 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 1,383 students received grants or scholarships totaling $12.81 million and 1,012 students took out student loans totaling more than $6.19 million.

Including all undergraduates, 8,963 students used grants or scholarships totaling $63.23 million. Another 7,823 took out $53.97 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
In-state
~13,358
$6,641
$6,876
$7,080
$7,326
10.3%
Out-of-state
~10,019
$19,493
$20,926
$21,530
$22,642
16.2%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Boise State 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
681
32%
$3,059,944
$4,493
State / local grant or scholarship
155
7%
$465,125
$3,001
Institutional grants or scholarships
877
41%
$9,288,829
$10,592
Grant or scholarship aid total
1,383
64%
$12,813,898
$9,265
Federal student loans
1,004
46%
$5,246,940
$5,226
Other student loans
75
3%
$944,279
$12,590
Student loan aid
1,012
47%
$6,191,219
$6,118
Total student aid
1,748
81%

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