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Ogelthorpe Tuition & Cost

Atlanta, Georgia

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How much does it cost to attend?

Sticker Price

Costs for Oglethorpe University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$280
Room and Board $14,200
Other Expenses Budget$2,750

Annual Tuition & Costs

The annual tuition to attend Oglethorpe University is $42,474. The cost is the same for both in-state and out-of-state students. Room and board fees are an additional $14,200. For educational materials, students should allocate approximately $1,200 for books and supplies plus $280 for other fees charged by the school. Finally, students should budget $2,750 for miscellaneous expenses throughout the year. With all these fees considered, the expected total cost to attend Oglethorpe University on a full-time basis is $60,904 per annum.

All price data is sourced from the 2021/2022 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

The average reported annual net price for Oglethorpe University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $22,623 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

The net price provides a more realistic estimate of the true cost of attending Oglethorpe University, once common grants and scholarships have been taken into account. It's important to note that this net price can fluctuate based on factors such as family income and individual financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020

Net Price by Income Oglethorpe University
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$18,750
$30,001 to $48,000$20,482
$48,001 to $75,000$21,299
$75,001 to $110,000$25,687

Financial Aid

99% of full-time undergrad Oglethorpe University received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $32,364 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 56% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,775 and 15% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $12,105.

Finanical Aid Oglethorpe University
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $32,364 99%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $27,283 97%
Pell Grants $5,262 37%
Other Federal Grants $1,174 12%
State and Local Grants $5,051 67%
Federal Student Loans $5,775 56%
Other Student Loans $12,105 15%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Oglethorpe University, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $70,584. The loan balance of $70,584 is a four year multiple of the $17,646 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 $748 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 4.99%.

Example Loan $70,584
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.99%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $748.31
Total Interest Paid $19,212.94
Sum of All Loan Payments $89,796.94

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price

Year All Residents
1 $60,904
2 $63,505
3 $66,217
4 $69,045

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Oglethorpe University to be $243,616 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 4.3% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Oglethorpe University
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
All Residents $1,780 $5,340 $7,120

Estimated cost for a class at Oglethorpe University 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 Oglethorpe University versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Oglethorpe University Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan Yes
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=140696 IPEDS survey data for Oglethorpe University.