Cost of college went up for all students at Bluegrass Community and Technical College


In-state tuition and fees rose 4 percent for 2018-19 at Bluegrass Community and Technical College, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Kentucky residents paid $4,328 to attend the two-year public institution this year – $168 more than the $4,160 charged for 2017-18.

Non-residents paid 234.6 percent more than residents this year, or $14,480. Their price tag grew 4.3 percent from $13,880 in 2017-18.

About 98 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Kentucky residents. And about 2 percent are residents of other states.

Data shows 91 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 1,122 students received grants or scholarships totaling $5.1 million and 362 students took out student loans totaling more than $1.6 million.

Including all undergraduates (9,525), 6,887 students used grants or scholarships totaling $25.2 million, and 2,442 students took out $12.1 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
~9,335
$3,704
$4,016
$4,160
$4,328
16.8%
Out-of-state
~191
$12,536
$13,376
$13,880
$14,480
15.5%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Bluegrass Community and Technical 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
676
53%
$3,146,525
$4,655
State / local grant or scholarship
985
77%
$1,798,642
$1,826
Institutional grants or scholarships
94
7%
$178,264
$1,896
Grant or scholarship aid total
1,122
88%
$5,123,431
$4,566
Federal student loans
362
28%
$1,598,842
$4,417
Other student loans
0
0%
$0
-
Student loan aid
362
28%
$1,598,842
$4,417
Total student aid
1,160
91%
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