Saturday, August 18, 2018

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Cost of college went down for all students at South Central Louisiana Technical College

In-state tuition and fees fell 1.7 percent for 2017-18 at South Central Louisiana Technical College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


In-state tuition and fees fell 1.7 percent for 2017-18 at South Central Louisiana Technical College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Louisiana residents paid $2,946 to attend the two-year public institution this year $50 less than the $2,996 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 41.8 percent more than residents this year, or $4,178. Their price tag was reduced 1.2 percent from $4,228 in 2016-17.

About 77 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Louisiana residents. About 22 percent are residents of other states and 1 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 74 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 117 students received grants or scholarships totaling $525,065.

Including all undergraduates, 1,614 students used grants or scholarships totaling $3.43 million.

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
~1,676
$2,414
$2,526
$2,996
$2,946
22%
Out-of-state
~479
$4,225
$4,416
$4,228
$4,178
-1.1%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the South Central Louisiana Technical 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
87
55%
$407,545
$4,684
State / local grant or scholarship
64
41%
$111,849
$1,748
Institutional grants or scholarships
9
6%
$5,671
$630
Grant or scholarship aid total
117
74%
$525,065
$4,488
Federal student loans
0
0%
$0
Other student loans
0
0%
$0
Student loan aid
0
0%
$0
Total student aid
117
74%

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