Cost of college went up for all students at Columbia Gorge Community College

In-state tuition and fees rose 4.4 percent for 2017-18 at Columbia Gorge Community College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


In-state tuition and fees rose 4.4 percent for 2017-18 at Columbia Gorge Community College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Oregon residents paid $4,248 to attend the two-year public institution this year $180 more than the $4,068 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 106.8 percent more than residents this year, or $8,784. Their price tag grew 1.2 percent from $8,676 in 2016-17.

About 84 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Oregon residents. And about 16 percent are residents of other states.

Data shows 66 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 38 students received grants or scholarships totaling $179,708 and 8 students took out student loans totaling more than $52,113.

Including all undergraduates, 409 students used grants or scholarships totaling $2.65 million. Another 150 took out $1.01 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
~758
$3,636
$3,816
$4,068
$4,248
16.8%
Out-of-state
~144
$3,636
$8,640
$8,676
$8,784
141.6%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Columbia Gorge 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
38
54%
$153,508
$4,040
State / local grant or scholarship
14
20%
$26,200
$1,871
Institutional grants or scholarships
0
0%
$0
Grant or scholarship aid total
38
54%
$179,708
$4,729
Federal student loans
8
11%
$52,113
$6,514
Other student loans
0
0%
$0
Student loan aid
8
11%
$52,113
$6,514
Total student aid
47
66%

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