Cost of college went up for all students at Linn-Benton Community College

In-state tuition and fees rose 4.9 percent for 2017-18 at Linn-Benton Community College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


In-state tuition and fees rose 4.9 percent for 2017-18 at Linn-Benton Community College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Oregon residents paid $4,731 to attend the two-year public institution this year $219 more than the $4,512 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 122.7 percent more than residents this year, or $10,538. Their price tag grew 4.9 percent from $10,043 in 2016-17.

About 93 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Oregon residents. About 3 percent are residents of other states and 3 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 42 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 306 students received grants or scholarships totaling $1.43 million and 298 students took out student loans totaling more than $1.6 million.

Including all undergraduates, 1,852 students used grants or scholarships totaling $8.98 million. Another 1,733 took out $10.18 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
~5,371
$4,156
$4,265
$4,512
$4,731
13.8%
Out-of-state
~173
$8,776
$9,313
$10,043
$10,538
20.1%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Linn-Benton 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
261
26%
$1,152,985
$4,418
State / local grant or scholarship
115
11%
$185,792
$1,616
Institutional grants or scholarships
55
5%
$93,260
$1,696
Grant or scholarship aid total
306
30%
$1,432,037
$4,680
Federal student loans
298
30%
$1,595,476
$5,354
Other student loans
0
0%
$0
Student loan aid
298
30%
$1,595,476
$5,354
Total student aid
421
42%

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