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


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

Utah residents paid $5,253 to attend the four-year public institution this year – $173 more than the $5,080 charged for 2017-18.

Non-residents paid 186.5 percent more than residents this year, or $15,051. Their price tag grew 3.5 percent from $14,548 in 2017-18.

About 74 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Utah residents. And about 24 percent are residents of other states.

Data shows 90 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 1,718 students received grants or scholarships totaling $9.4 million and 634 students took out student loans totaling more than $3.1 million.

Including all undergraduates (9,950), 5,499 students used grants or scholarships totaling $31.7 million, and 2,488 students took out $15.1 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
7,363
$4,620
$4,840
$5,080
$5,253
13.7%
Out-of-state
2,388
$13,206
$13,856
$14,548
$15,051
14%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Dixie 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
875
43%
$4,310,071
$4,926
State / local grant or scholarship
244
12%
$579,883
$2,377
Institutional grants or scholarships
1,284
63%
$4,504,628
$3,508
Grant or scholarship aid total
1,718
84%
$9,394,582
$5,468
Federal student loans
626
31%
$2,979,770
$4,760
Other student loans
8
0%
$78,650
$9,831
Student loan aid
634
31%
$3,058,420
$4,824
Total student aid
1,847
90%
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