Cost of college went up for all students at Westminster College

Tuition and fees rose 4.5 percent for 2017-18 at Westminster College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


Tuition and fees rose 4.5 percent for 2017-18 at Westminster College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Utah students paid $33,860 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year $1,456 more than the $32,404 charged for 2016-17.

Data shows 99 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 457 students received grants or scholarships totaling $8.44 million and 384 students took out student loans totaling more than $2.67 million.

Including all undergraduates, 1,983 students used grants or scholarships totaling $35.57 million. Another 1,422 took out $10.87 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
1,347
$30,364
$31,528
$32,404
$33,860
11.5%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Westminster 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
124
27%
$608,889
$4,910
State / local grant or scholarship
33
7%
$90,300
$2,736
Institutional grants or scholarships
457
98%
$7,744,746
$16,947
Grant or scholarship aid total
457
98%
$8,443,935
$18,477
Federal student loans
382
82%
$2,191,108
$5,736
Other student loans
32
7%
$482,972
$15,093
Student loan aid
384
83%
$2,674,080
$6,964
Total student aid
461
99%

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