Cost of college went up for all students at Southern Virginia University


Tuition and fees rose 3.7 percent for 2018-19 at Southern Virginia University, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Virginia students paid $16,495 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year – $595 more than the $15,900 charged for 2017-18.

Data shows 98 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 292 students received grants or scholarships totaling $2 million and 180 students took out student loans totaling more than $1.7 million.

Including all undergraduates (1,023), 892 students used grants or scholarships totaling $7.4 million, and 569 students took out $5.2 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
~123
$14,900
$14,900
$15,900
$16,495
10.7%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Southern Virginia 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
126
42%
$593,808
$4,713
State / local grant or scholarship
30
10%
$94,050
$3,135
Institutional grants or scholarships
288
97%
$1,314,145
$4,563
Grant or scholarship aid total
292
98%
$2,002,003
$6,856
Federal student loans
179
60%
$1,616,712
$9,032
Other student loans
9
3%
$99,290
$11,032
Student loan aid
180
61%
$1,716,002
$9,533
Total student aid
292
98%
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