Cost of college went up for all students at the College of the Holy Cross


Tuition and fees rose 4.2 percent for 2018-19 at the College of the Holy Cross, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Massachusetts students paid $52,770 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year – $2,140 more than the $50,630 charged for 2017-18.

Data shows 74 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 498 students received grants or scholarships totaling $18.4 million and 456 students took out student loans totaling more than $3 million.

Including all undergraduates (2,939), 1,592 students used grants or scholarships totaling $60.1 million, and 1,459 students took out $10.3 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
~1,087
$47,176
$48,940
$50,630
$52,770
11.9%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the College of the Holy Cross 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
125
15%
$880,948
$7,048
State / local grant or scholarship
64
8%
$145,857
$2,279
Institutional grants or scholarships
495
61%
$17,421,257
$35,194
Grant or scholarship aid total
498
61%
$18,448,062
$37,044
Federal student loans
456
56%
$2,985,649
$6,547
Other student loans
0
0%
$0
-
Student loan aid
456
56%
$2,985,649
$6,547
Total student aid
607
74%
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