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


In-state tuition and fees rose 4.4 percent for 2018-19 at Colby Community College, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Kansas residents paid $3,758 to attend the two-year public institution this year – $158 more than the $3,600 charged for 2017-18.

Non-residents paid 41 percent more than residents this year, or $5,298. Their price tag grew 3.3 percent from $5,130 in 2017-18.

About 61 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Kansas residents. About 30 percent are residents of other states and 9 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 91 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 155 students received grants or scholarships totaling $663,006 and 69 students took out student loans totaling more than $351,121.

Including all undergraduates (1,412), 709 students used grants or scholarships totaling $2.4 million, and 340 students took out $2.1 million in federal student loans.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
2018-19
Change in tuition and fees 2015-16 to 2018-19
In-state
~861
$3,300
$3,300
$3,600
$3,758
13.9%
Out-of-state
~424
$4,920
$4,920
$5,130
$5,298
7.7%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Colby 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
77
43%
$345,159
$4,483
State / local grant or scholarship
-
1%
-
-
Institutional grants or scholarships
103
57%
$314,501
$3,053
Grant or scholarship aid total
155
86%
$663,006
$4,277
Federal student loans
69
38%
$351,121
$5,089
Other student loans
0
0%
$0
-
Student loan aid
69
38%
$351,121
$5,089
Total student aid
164
91%
-
-

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