Tuition and fees rose 3.2 percent for 2017-18 at Southwest Minnesota State University, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.
Minnesota students paid $8,610 to attend the four-year public institution this year $263 more than the $8,347 charged for 2016-17.
Data shows 88 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 367 students received grants or scholarships totaling $1.68 million and 309 students took out student loans totaling more than $2.41 million.
Including all undergraduates, 1,753 students used grants or scholarships totaling $8.59 million. Another 1,468 took out $9.31 million in federal student loans.
The cost of attending
Change in tuition and fees 2014-15 to 2017-18
Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the Southwest Minnesota State University in 2015-16.
Number of students receiving aid
Total amount of aid received
Average amount of aid per student
State / local grant or scholarship
Institutional grants or scholarships
Grant or scholarship aid total