Cost of college went up for all students at Southeastern Community College
In-state tuition and fees rose 3.4 percent for 2017-18 at Southeastern Community College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.
Iowa residents paid $5,400 to attend the two-year public institution this year $180 more than the $5,220 charged for 2016-17.
Non-residents paid 2.8 percent more than residents this year, or $5,550. Their price tag grew 3.4 percent from $5,370 in 2016-17.
About 80 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Iowa residents. And about 19 percent are residents of other states.
Data shows 86 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 181 students received grants or scholarships totaling $867,628 and 203 students took out student loans totaling more than $1 million.
Including all undergraduates, 1,232 students used grants or scholarships totaling $5.95 million. Another 1,236 took out $7.53 million in federal student loans.
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