Cost of college went up for all students at Utah State University


In-state tuition and fees rose 3.4 percent for 2018-19 at Utah State University, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Utah residents paid $8,138 to attend the four-year public institution this year – $268 more than the $7,870 charged for 2017-18.

Non-residents paid 174.2 percent more than residents this year, or $22,316. Their price tag grew 3.7 percent from $21,520 in 2017-18.

About 70 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Utah residents. About 28 percent are residents of other states and 1 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 86 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 3,115 students received grants or scholarships totaling $25.6 million and 1,158 students took out student loans totaling more than $7.3 million.

Including all undergraduates (27,932), 14,091 students used grants or scholarships totaling $106 million, and 7,254 students took out $41.9 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
~19,552
$7,260
$7,426
$7,870
$8,138
12.1%
Out-of-state
~7,821
$19,760
$20,492
$21,520
$22,316
12.9%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Utah State University 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
1,127
29%
$4,950,273
$4,392
State / local grant or scholarship
918
23%
$2,010,377
$2,190
Institutional grants or scholarships
2,747
70%
$18,608,952
$6,774
Grant or scholarship aid total
3,115
79%
$25,569,602
$8,209
Federal student loans
1,135
29%
$6,075,300
$5,353
Other student loans
109
3%
$1,206,375
$11,068
Student loan aid
1,158
29%
$7,281,675
$6,288
Total student aid
3,378
86%
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