Cost of college went up for all students at Georgia State University


In-state tuition and fees rose 1.5 percent for 2017-18 at Georgia State University, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Georgia residents paid $9,112 to attend the four-year public institution this year $138 more than the $8,974 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 163.1 percent more than residents this year, or $23,971. Their price tag grew 1.8 percent from $23,542 in 2016-17.

About 88 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Georgia residents. About 10 percent are residents of other states and 3 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 94 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 3,189 students received grants or scholarships totaling $30.24 million and 1,928 students took out student loans totaling more than $11.27 million.

Including all undergraduates, 17,934 students used grants or scholarships totaling $132.56 million. Another 13,982 took out $95.01 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
~28,369
$8,618
$8,974
$8,974
$9,112
5.7%
Out-of-state
~3,224
$23,186
$23,542
$23,542
$23,971
3.4%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Georgia State 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
2,044
57%
$10,001,412
$4,893
State / local grant or scholarship
2,598
72%
$18,355,541
$7,065
Institutional grants or scholarships
818
23%
$1,886,463
$2,306
Grant or scholarship aid total
3,189
89%
$30,243,416
$9,484
Federal student loans
1,912
53%
$10,248,248
$5,360
Other student loans
129
4%
$1,021,722
$7,920
Student loan aid
1,928
54%
$11,269,970
$5,845
Total student aid
3,366
94%

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