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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 $13,400
Other Expenses Budget$2,750

Annual Prices

The annual list price to attend Oglethorpe University on a full time basis for 2018/2019 is $56,930 for all students regardless of their residency. This fee is comprised of $39,300 for tuition, $13,400 room and board, $1,200 for books and supplies and $280 for other fees. Out of state tuition for Oglethorpe University is $39,300, the same as Georgia residents.

All price data is sourced from the 2019/2020 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 Oglethorpe University when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2018/2019
Net Price by Income Oglethorpe University
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$18,675
$30,001 to $48,000$19,353
$48,001 to $75,000$22,002
$75,001 to $110,000$23,419

The average reported annual net price for Oglethorpe University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $22,539 in 2018/2019. 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

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 $30,402 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 61% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,889 and 16% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $10,123.

Finanical Aid Oglethorpe University
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $30,402 99%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $24,939 99%
Pell Grants $5,129 40%
Other Federal Grants $1,284 9%
State and Local Grants $4,627 72%
Federal Student Loans $5,889 61%
Other Student Loans $10,123 16%

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 $673 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 $70,584
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $673.45
Total Interest Paid $10,229.91
Sum of All Loan Payments $80,813.91

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year All Residents
1 $56,930
2 $59,441
3 $62,062
4 $64,799

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 $227,720 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 4.4% 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 $1,647 $4,941 $6,588

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

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