How much does it cost to attend?

Sticker Price
Costs for Philander Smith College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$910
Room and Board $8,250
Other Expenses Budget$3,426

Annual Prices

The annual list price to attend Philander Smith College on a full time basis for 2017/2018 is $25,390 for all students regardless of their residency. This fee is comprised of $11,804 for tuition, $8,250 room and board, $1,000 for books and supplies and $910 for other fees. Out of state tuition for Philander Smith College is $11,804, the same as Arkansas residents.

All price data is sourced from the 2017/2018 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Philander Smith College when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2017/2018
Net Price by Income Philander Smith College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$16,221
$30,001 to $48,000$16,576
$48,001 to $75,000$15,983
$75,001 to $110,000$19,243

The average reported annual net price for Philander Smith College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $16,139 in 2017/2018. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Financial Aid

Finanical Aid Philander Smith College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid $9,213 98%
Pell Grant $5,027 88%
Federal Student Loan $6,597 86%

The average reported annual net price for Philander Smith College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $16,139 in 2017/2018.

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Philander Smith College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $50,108. The loan balance of $50,108 is a four year multiple of the $12,527 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $523 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 4.7%.

Example Loan $50,108
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.7%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $523.18
Total Interest Paid $12,674.16
Sum of All Loan Payments $62,782.16

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year All Residents
1 $25,390
2 $27,167
3 $29,069
4 $31,104

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Philander Smith College to be $101,560 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 7% annual increase over the next 4 years which is the national trend.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Philander Smith College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
All Residents $495 $1,485 $1,980

Estimated cost for a class at Philander Smith College based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Philander Smith College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Philander Smith College Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education IPEDS survey data for Philander Smith College.