Cost of college went up for all students at Ellsworth Community College

In-state tuition and fees rose 2.6 percent for 2017-18 at Ellsworth Community College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

In-state tuition and fees rose 2.6 percent for 2017-18 at Ellsworth Community College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Iowa residents paid $4,656 to attend the two-year public institution this year $120 more than the $4,536 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 20.1 percent more than residents this year, or $5,592. Their price tag grew 3.1 percent from $5,424 in 2016-17.

About 71 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Iowa residents. About 28 percent are residents of other states and 1 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 95 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 216 students received grants or scholarships totaling $943,028 and 145 students took out student loans totaling more than $826,580.

Including all undergraduates, 526 students used grants or scholarships totaling $2.6 million. Another 403 took out $2.45 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
~601
$4,296
$4,416
$4,536
$4,656
8.4%
Out-of-state
~237
$5,064
$5,184
$5,424
$5,592
10.4%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Ellsworth 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
118
50%
$511,778
$4,337
State / local grant or scholarship
17
7%
$47,166
$2,774
Institutional grants or scholarships
163
68%
$384,084
$2,356
Grant or scholarship aid total
216
91%
$943,028
$4,366
Federal student loans
145
61%
$794,955
$5,482
Other student loans
5
2%
$31,625
$6,325
Student loan aid
145
61%
$826,580
$5,701
Total student aid
225
95%

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