Saturday, August 18, 2018

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Cost of college was unchanged for all students at Louisiana Delta Community College

In-state tuition and fees was unchanged for 2017-18 at Louisiana Delta Community College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


In-state tuition and fees was unchanged for 2017-18 at Louisiana Delta Community College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Louisiana residents paid $4,158 to attend the two-year public institution in both the 2016-17 and 2017-18 academic years.

Non-residents paid 5.7 percent more than residents this year, or $4,396. Their price tag was unchanged from $4,396 in 2016-17.

About 98 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Louisiana residents. And about 2 percent are residents of other states.

Data shows 88 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 362 students received grants or scholarships totaling $1.58 million and 158 students took out student loans totaling more than $753,165.

Including all undergraduates, 1,647 students used grants or scholarships totaling $6.52 million. Another 824 took out $4.92 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
~3,177
$3,635
$3,990
$4,158
$4,158
14.4%
Out-of-state
~65
$6,701
$7,950
$4,396
$4,396
-34.4%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Louisiana Delta 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
329
74%
$1,330,020
$4,043
State / local grant or scholarship
111
25%
$242,674
$2,186
Institutional grants or scholarships
3
1%
$8,822
$2,941
Grant or scholarship aid total
362
81%
$1,581,516
$4,369
Federal student loans
155
35%
$740,665
$4,778
Other student loans
3
1%
$12,500
$4,167
Student loan aid
158
36%
$753,165
$4,767
Total student aid
393
88%

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