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The University of West Florida Tuition & Cost

Pensacola, Florida

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Florida Resident Sticker Price
$21,528
In State Costs for The University of West Florida
Fee Cost
Tuition$4,319
Books and Supplies$1,600
Other Fees$2,041
Room and Board $11,268
Other Expenses Budget$2,300
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$33,796
Out of State Costs for The University of West Florida
Fee Cost
Tuition$16,587
Books and Supplies$1,600
Other Fees$2,041
Room and Board $11,268
Other Expenses Budget$2,300

Residents of Florida pay an annual total price of $21,528 to attend The University of West Florida on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $4,319 for tuition, $11,268 room and board, $1,600 for books and supplies and $2,041 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $33,796 which is 57% higher than Florida residents. The tuition charge is $16,587 while room and board is $11,268, books and supplies are $1,600 and other fees come in at $2,041.

All price data is sourced from the 2020/2021 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

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

Average Net Price 2019/2020
$8,452
Net Price by Income The University of West Florida
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$4,288
$30,001 to $48,000$3,827
$48,001 to $75,000$7,301
$75,001 to $110,000$11,870
$110,000+$13,085

The average reported annual net price for The University of West Florida for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $8,452 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

93% of full-time undergrad The University of West Florida received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $9,652 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 25% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,533 and 2% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $10,821.

Finanical Aid The University of West Florida
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $9,652 93%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $4,244 83%
Pell Grants $5,151 32%
Other Federal Grants $1,681 15%
State and Local Grants $5,351 63%
Federal Student Loans $5,533 25%
Other Student Loans $10,821 2%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to The University of West Florida, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $38,608. The loan balance of $38,608 is a four year multiple of the $9,652 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 $368 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 2.75%.

Example Loan $38,608
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $368.36
Total Interest Paid $5,595.55
Sum of All Loan Payments $44,203.55

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$86,112
Year Florida Residents Non Residents
1 $21,528 $33,796
2 $23,035 $36,162
3 $24,647 $38,693
4 $26,373 $41,402

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at The University of West Florida to be $86,112 - 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 The University of West Florida
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Florida Residents $212 $636 $848
Out of State Residents $641 $1,923 $2,564

Estimated cost for a class at The University of West Florida 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 The University of West Florida versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

The University of West Florida Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan Yes
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=138354 IPEDS survey data for The University of West Florida.