Cost of college went up for all students at Arizona Western College


In-state tuition and fees rose 2.3 percent for 2018-19 at Arizona Western College, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Arizona residents paid $2,720 to attend the two-year public institution this year – $60 more than the $2,660 charged for 2017-18.

Non-residents paid 257 percent more than residents this year, or $9,710. Their price tag grew 0.6 percent from $9,650 in 2017-18.

About 97 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Arizona residents. And about 2 percent are residents of other states.

Data shows 85 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 536 students received grants or scholarships totaling $3 million and 20 students took out student loans totaling more than $79,000.

Including all undergraduates (7,434), 3,793 students used grants or scholarships totaling $17.2 million, and 142 students took out $617,551 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
~7,211
$2,540
$2,600
$2,660
$2,720
7.1%
Out-of-state
~149
$9,530
$9,590
$9,650
$9,710
1.9%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Arizona Western 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
486
75%
$2,373,427
$4,884
State / local grant or scholarship
8
1%
$5,882
$735
Institutional grants or scholarships
96
15%
$592,348
$6,170
Grant or scholarship aid total
536
83%
$2,971,657
$5,544
Federal student loans
18
3%
$70,000
$3,889
Other student loans
-
0%
-
-
Student loan aid
20
3%
$79,000
$3,950
Total student aid
550
85%
-
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