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

In-state tuition and fees rose 5.8 percent for 2017-18 at Oregon State University, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


In-state tuition and fees rose 5.8 percent for 2017-18 at Oregon State University, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Oregon residents paid $10,967 to attend the four-year public institution this year $601 more than the $10,366 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 168.6 percent more than residents this year, or $29,457. Their price tag grew 2.1 percent from $28,846 in 2016-17.

About 71 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Oregon residents. About 27 percent are residents of other states and 2 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 85 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 2,380 students received grants or scholarships totaling $17.31 million and 1,831 students took out student loans totaling more than $12.33 million.

Including all undergraduates, 13,308 students used grants or scholarships totaling $96.56 million. Another 11,572 took out $84.29 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
~21,551
$9,122
$10,107
$10,366
$10,967
20.2%
Out-of-state
~8,196
$26,294
$28,767
$28,846
$29,457
12%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Oregon 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
977
29%
$4,435,522
$4,540
State / local grant or scholarship
808
24%
$1,776,288
$2,198
Institutional grants or scholarships
2,234
67%
$11,094,378
$4,966
Grant or scholarship aid total
2,380
71%
$17,306,188
$7,272
Federal student loans
1,805
54%
$9,783,270
$5,420
Other student loans
162
5%
$2,550,975
$15,747
Student loan aid
1,831
55%
$12,334,245
$6,736
Total student aid
2,844
85%

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