Saturday, August 18, 2018

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Cost of college was unchanged for all students at River Parishes Community College

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

Louisiana residents paid $4,079 to attend the two-year public institution in both the 2016-17 and 2017-18 academic years.

Non-residents paid 99.1 percent more than residents this year, or $8,123. Their price tag was unchanged from $8,123 in 2016-17.

About 99 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Louisiana residents. And about 1 percent are residents of other states.

Data shows 76 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 186 students received grants or scholarships totaling $855,831 and 85 students took out student loans totaling more than $435,423.

Including all undergraduates, 1,159 students used grants or scholarships totaling $3.83 million. Another 438 took out $2.94 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
~1,960
$3,556
$3,911
$4,079
$4,079
14.7%
Out-of-state
~20
$7,284
$7,956
$8,123
$8,123
11.5%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the River Parishes 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
116
43%
$570,410
$4,917
State / local grant or scholarship
100
37%
$279,005
$2,790
Institutional grants or scholarships
4
1%
$6,416
$1,604
Grant or scholarship aid total
186
68%
$855,831
$4,601
Federal student loans
85
31%
$435,423
$5,123
Other student loans
0
0%
$0
Student loan aid
85
31%
$435,423
$5,123
Total student aid
208
76%

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