Monday, October 21, 2013
Student Financial Aid Data
This First Look is a product of the National Center for Education Statistics at the Institute of Education Sciences, part of the U.S. Department of Education. For the 2011-12 academic year, the average cost of attendance and the net price of attendance varied by institutional sector.
Among full-time, first time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students receiving any grant aid, the average cost, for those attending public 4-year institutions, was approximately $18,300 and net price was about $11,700; for those attending nonprofit 4-year institutions, average cost was roughly $35,200 and net price was about $20,600; and for those attending for-profit 4-year institutions, average cost was approximately $27,000 and net price was about $21,900.