Cost of college went up for all students at Northeast Iowa Community College


In-state tuition and fees rose 3.4 percent for 2017-18 at Northeast Iowa Community College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Iowa residents paid $5,180 to attend the two-year public institution this year $168 more than the $5,012 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 5.4 percent more than residents this year, or $5,460. Their price tag grew 6 percent from $5,152 in 2016-17.

About 87 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Iowa residents. And about 13 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, 333 students received grants or scholarships totaling $1.38 million and 249 students took out student loans totaling more than $1.23 million.

Including all undergraduates, 1,576 students used grants or scholarships totaling $7.2 million. Another 1,265 took out $6.93 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
~4,164
$4,564
$4,676
$5,012
$5,180
13.5%
Out-of-state
~622
$4,564
$4,676
$5,152
$5,460
19.6%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Northeast Iowa 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
262
53%
$1,091,123
$4,165
State / local grant or scholarship
103
21%
$236,923
$2,300
Institutional grants or scholarships
120
24%
$54,938
$458
Grant or scholarship aid total
333
67%
$1,382,984
$4,153
Federal student loans
248
50%
$1,192,797
$4,810
Other student loans
4
1%
$34,116
$8,529
Student loan aid
249
50%
$1,226,913
$4,927
Total student aid
427
86%

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