Cost of college was unchanged for all students at Salish Kootenai College


In-state tuition and fees were unchanged for 2018-19 at Salish Kootenai College, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Montana residents paid $6,349 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution in both the 2017-18 and 2018-19 academic years.

Non-residents paid 82.5 percent more than residents this year, or $11,584. Their price tag grew 0 percent from $11,583 in 2017-18.

About 84 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Montana residents. And about 16 percent are residents of other states.

Data shows 77 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 114 students received grants or scholarships totaling $552,038 and 30 students took out student loans totaling more than $107,219.

Including all undergraduates (720), 661 students used grants or scholarships totaling $4 million, and 237 students took out $1.1 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
~605
$6,229
$6,279
$6,349
$6,349
1.9%
Out-of-state
~115
$11,463
$11,490
$11,583
$11,584
1.1%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Salish Kootenai 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
98
65%
$397,871
$4,060
State / local grant or scholarship
4
3%
$6,000
$1,500
Institutional grants or scholarships
72
48%
$148,167
$2,058
Grant or scholarship aid total
114
76%
$552,038
$4,842
Federal student loans
30
20%
$107,219
$3,574
Other student loans
0
0%
$0
-
Student loan aid
30
20%
$107,219
$3,574
Total student aid
115
77%
-
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