Cost of college went up for all students at Mississippi University for Women


Tuition and fees rose 4.9 percent for 2018-19 at Mississippi University for Women, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Mississippi students paid $6,940 to attend the four-year public institution this year – $6,940 more than the $0 charged for 2017-18.

Data shows 100 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 215 students received grants or scholarships totaling $2.3 million and 152 students took out student loans totaling more than $894,003.

Including all undergraduates (2,711), 2,302 students used grants or scholarships totaling $16.8 million, and 1,417 students took out $10.8 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
~2,006
$0
$0
$0
$6,940
Inf%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Mississippi University for Women 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
133
61%
$700,488
$5,267
State / local grant or scholarship
60
28%
$138,284
$2,305
Institutional grants or scholarships
175
81%
$1,418,650
$8,107
Grant or scholarship aid total
215
99%
$2,257,422
$10,500
Federal student loans
150
69%
$813,412
$5,423
Other student loans
13
6%
$80,591
$6,199
Student loan aid
152
70%
$894,003
$5,882
Total student aid
217
100%
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