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

In-state tuition and fees rose 9 percent for 2017-18 at Southern Oregon University, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


In-state tuition and fees rose 9 percent for 2017-18 at Southern Oregon University, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Oregon residents paid $9,287 to attend the four-year public institution this year $764 more than the $8,523 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 165.2 percent more than residents this year, or $24,630. Their price tag grew 6.3 percent from $23,170 in 2016-17.

About 44 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Oregon residents. About 50 percent are residents of other states and 1 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 89 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 591 students received grants or scholarships totaling $3.41 million and 405 students took out student loans totaling more than $2.46 million.

Including all undergraduates, 2,856 students used grants or scholarships totaling $17.25 million. Another 2,350 took out $16.82 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
~2,747
$7,701
$8,145
$8,523
$9,287
20.6%
Out-of-state
~3,122
$21,279
$22,365
$23,170
$24,630
15.7%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Southern 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
303
41%
$1,442,340
$4,760
State / local grant or scholarship
177
24%
$349,814
$1,976
Institutional grants or scholarships
502
67%
$1,616,331
$3,220
Grant or scholarship aid total
591
79%
$3,408,485
$5,767
Federal student loans
398
53%
$2,259,219
$5,676
Other student loans
17
2%
$196,544
$11,561
Student loan aid
405
54%
$2,455,763
$6,064
Total student aid
663
89%

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