Cost of college went up for all students at Brigham Young University-Provo

Tuition and fees rose 3 percent for 2017-18 at Brigham Young University-Provo, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


Tuition and fees rose 3 percent for 2017-18 at Brigham Young University-Provo, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Utah students paid $5,460 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year $160 more than the $5,300 charged for 2016-17.

Data shows 71 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 2,631 students received grants or scholarships totaling $12.07 million and 594 students took out student loans totaling more than $2.97 million.

Including all undergraduates, 21,734 students used grants or scholarships totaling $144.85 million. Another 5,067 took out $29.5 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
~11,642
$5,000
$5,150
$5,300
$5,460
9.2%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Brigham Young University-Provo 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
717
14%
$2,897,893
$4,042
State / local grant or scholarship
5
0%
$12,880
$2,576
Institutional grants or scholarships
2,371
47%
$9,163,383
$3,865
Grant or scholarship aid total
2,631
52%
$12,074,156
$4,589
Federal student loans
594
12%
$2,956,161
$4,977
Other student loans
0%
Student loan aid
594
12%
$2,966,161
$4,994
Total student aid
3,589
71%

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