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


In-state tuition and fees rose 3.8 percent for 2018-19 at Eastern Oregon University, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Oregon residents paid $8,679 to attend the four-year public institution this year – $317 more than the $8,362 charged for 2017-18.

Non-residents paid 139 percent more than residents this year, or $20,739. Their price tag grew 5.4 percent from $19,682 in 2017-18.

About 63 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Oregon residents. And about 37 percent are residents of other states.

Data shows 98 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 297 students received grants or scholarships totaling $1.6 million and 180 students took out student loans totaling more than $1.1 million.

Including all undergraduates (2,978), 1,823 students used grants or scholarships totaling $11.3 million, and 1,360 students took out $9.8 million in federal student loans.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
2018-19
Change in tuition and fees 2015-16 to 2018-19
In-state
~1,876
$7,757
$8,004
$8,362
$8,679
11.9%
Out-of-state
~1,102
$17,994
$18,645
$19,682
$20,739
15.3%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at 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
135
43%
$681,106
$5,045
State / local grant or scholarship
86
27%
$197,412
$2,295
Institutional grants or scholarships
269
86%
$710,021
$2,639
Grant or scholarship aid total
297
95%
$1,588,539
$5,349
Federal student loans
180
57%
$981,148
$5,451
Other student loans
11
4%
$116,142
$10,558
Student loan aid
180
57%
$1,097,290
$6,096
Total student aid
307
98%
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