Cost of college went up for all students at Umpqua Community College

In-state tuition and fees rose 13 percent for 2017-18 at Umpqua Community College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


In-state tuition and fees rose 13 percent for 2017-18 at Umpqua Community College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Oregon residents paid $4,991 to attend the two-year public institution this year $574 more than the $4,417 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 90.6 percent more than residents this year, or $9,515. Their price tag grew 6 percent from $8,980 in 2016-17.

About 95 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Oregon residents. And about 4 percent are residents of other states.

Data shows 84 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 55 students received grants or scholarships totaling $318,708 and 18 students took out student loans totaling more than $58,434.

Including all undergraduates, 1,612 students used grants or scholarships totaling $8.69 million. Another 609 took out $2.39 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
~2,099
$4,065
$4,678
$4,417
$4,991
22.8%
Out-of-state
~88
$8,553
$8,901
$8,980
$9,515
11.2%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Umpqua Community 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
40
60%
$190,543
$4,764
State / local grant or scholarship
34
51%
$117,464
$3,455
Institutional grants or scholarships
3
4%
$10,701
$3,567
Grant or scholarship aid total
55
82%
$318,708
$5,795
Federal student loans
18
27%
$58,434
$3,246
Other student loans
0
0%
$0
Student loan aid
18
27%
$58,434
$3,246
Total student aid
56
84%

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