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


In-state tuition and fees rose 2.7 percent for 2018-19 at Pratt Community College, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Kansas residents paid $3,588 to attend the two-year public institution this year – $96 more than the $3,492 charged for 2017-18.

Non-residents paid 12.6 percent more than residents this year, or $4,040. Their price tag grew 3.3 percent from $3,912 in 2017-18.

About 70 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Kansas residents. About 26 percent are residents of other states and 3 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, 269 students received grants or scholarships totaling $1.2 million and 143 students took out student loans totaling more than $610,688.

Including all undergraduates (1,234), 622 students used grants or scholarships totaling $2.8 million, and 341 students took out $1.5 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
~864
$3,268
$3,332
$3,492
$3,588
9.8%
Out-of-state
~321
$3,624
$3,720
$3,912
$4,040
11.5%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Pratt 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
140
49%
$607,609
$4,340
State / local grant or scholarship
8
3%
$6,500
$813
Institutional grants or scholarships
223
78%
$556,601
$2,496
Grant or scholarship aid total
269
94%
$1,170,710
$4,352
Federal student loans
143
50%
$580,796
$4,062
Other student loans
5
2%
$29,892
$5,978
Student loan aid
143
50%
$610,688
$4,271
Total student aid
272
95%
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