Univ. of Delaware hikes tuition, room, board costs 2% to 2.7%

 The University of Delaware has increased tuition, room and board for the 2017-2018 academic year.

The University of Delaware has increased tuition, room and board for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergraduate tuition and fees at the University of Delaware will increase by 2.6 percent for in-state students and 2.7 percent for nonresidents, the school announced.

Room and board costs will also rise by a similar amount, 2 percent and 2.5 percent, respectively. 

The changes, which take effect in the upcoming academic year, increase tuition and mandatory fees to $13,160 for Delawareans and $33,150 for out-of-state students. 

The new total cost for undergraduates, based on standard housing and dining plan costs, is $25,492 for Delawareans and $45,482 for non-residents, the school said.

The university had about 23,000 undergraduate and graduate students in the 2016-17 academic year – the vast majority enrolled at its Newark campus.

In the 2016-17 academic year, UD students received more than $95 million in grants and scholarships administered by the school — more than double from five years ago, the school said in announcing the new rates. More than 3,400 Delaware students received grants or scholarships.

For more details on undergraduate costs, visit UD on the web. For information on costs for graduate students, visit here.

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