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

In-state tuition and fees rose 4.5 percent for 2017-18 at Eastern Oregon University, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


In-state tuition and fees rose 4.5 percent for 2017-18 at Eastern Oregon University, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Oregon residents paid $8,362 to attend the four-year public institution this year $358 more than the $8,004 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 135.4 percent more than residents this year, or $19,682. Their price tag grew 5.6 percent from $18,645 in 2016-17.

About 64 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Oregon residents. About 35 percent are residents of other states and 1 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 97 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 286 students received grants or scholarships totaling $1.68 million and 190 students took out student loans totaling more than $1.2 million.

Including all undergraduates, 1,873 students used grants or scholarships totaling $11.34 million. Another 1,577 took out $12.19 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
~2,033
$7,440
$7,757
$8,004
$8,362
12.4%
Out-of-state
~1,112
$17,509
$17,994
$18,645
$19,682
12.4%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Eastern Oregon 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
137
44%
$650,814
$4,750
State / local grant or scholarship
109
35%
$236,241
$2,167
Institutional grants or scholarships
258
83%
$791,460
$3,068
Grant or scholarship aid total
286
92%
$1,678,515
$5,869
Federal student loans
188
60%
$1,100,758
$5,855
Other student loans
9
3%
$94,533
$10,504
Student loan aid
190
61%
$1,195,291
$6,291
Total student aid
301
97%

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