Cost of college went up for all students at Sheridan College


In-state tuition and fees rose 1.8 percent for 2018-19 at Sheridan College, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Wyoming residents paid $3,396 to attend the two-year public institution this year – $276 more than the $3,120 charged for 2017-18.

Non-residents paid 132.9 percent more than residents this year, or $7,908. Their price tag grew 3.6 percent from $7,632 in 2017-18.

About 75 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Wyoming residents. About 23 percent are residents of other states and 2 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 94 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 516 students received grants or scholarships totaling $2.7 million and 147 students took out student loans totaling more than $641,014.

Including all undergraduates (4,168), 1,863 students used grants or scholarships totaling $8.2 million, and 612 students took out $3.1 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
3,126
$2,952
$3,156
$3,120
$3,396
15%
Out-of-state
~959
$6,936
$7,428
$7,632
$7,908
14%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Sheridan 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
219
39%
$992,398
$4,531
State / local grant or scholarship
268
47%
$586,556
$2,189
Institutional grants or scholarships
344
61%
$1,139,117
$3,311
Grant or scholarship aid total
516
91%
$2,718,071
$5,268
Federal student loans
144
25%
$592,257
$4,113
Other student loans
9
2%
$48,757
$5,417
Student loan aid
147
26%
$641,014
$4,361
Total student aid
532
94%
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