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


In-state tuition and fees rose 6.2 percent for 2017-18 at Butler Community College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Kansas residents paid $3,270 to attend the two-year public institution this year $190 more than the $3,080 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 55 percent more than residents this year, or $5,070. Their price tag grew 3.9 percent from $4,880 in 2016-17.

About 95 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Kansas residents. About 4 percent are residents of other states and 2 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 65 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 906 students received grants or scholarships totaling $4.71 million and 406 students took out student loans totaling more than $2.02 million.

Including all undergraduates, 3,441 students used grants or scholarships totaling $17.44 million. Another 4,083 took out $13.91 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
~8,731
$3,294
$3,565
$3,080
$3,270
-0.7%
Out-of-state
~368
$5,034
$5,185
$4,880
$5,070
0.7%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Butler 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
529
37%
$2,594,725
$4,905
State / local grant or scholarship
4
0%
$5,700
$1,425
Institutional grants or scholarships
490
34%
$2,112,974
$4,312
Grant or scholarship aid total
906
64%
$4,713,399
$5,202
Federal student loans
406
29%
$2,016,219
$4,966
Other student loans
0
0%
$0
Student loan aid
406
29%
$2,016,219
$4,966
Total student aid
920
65%

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