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How much does it cost to attend?

Sticker Price
Costs for Upper Iowa University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,590
Other Fees$995
Room and Board $9,105
Other Expenses Budget$3,352

Annual Prices

The annual list price to attend Upper Iowa University on a full time basis for 2020/2021 is $46,992 for all students regardless of their residency. This fee is comprised of $31,950 for tuition, $9,105 room and board, $1,590 for books and supplies and $995 for other fees. Out of state tuition for Upper Iowa University is $31,950, the same as Iowa residents.

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 Upper Iowa University when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
Net Price by Income Upper Iowa University
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$25,363
$30,001 to $48,000$20,104
$48,001 to $75,000$22,508
$75,001 to $110,000$24,642

The average reported annual net price for Upper Iowa University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $23,187 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

99% of full-time undergrad Upper Iowa 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 $22,564 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 83% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,377 and 16% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $12,185.

Finanical Aid Upper Iowa University
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $22,564 99%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $20,214 93%
Pell Grants $4,487 37%
Other Federal Grants $1,555 37%
State and Local Grants $5,541 19%
Federal Student Loans $5,377 83%
Other Student Loans $12,185 16%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Upper Iowa University, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $68,144. The loan balance of $68,144 is a four year multiple of the $17,036 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 $650 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 $68,144
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $650.17
Total Interest Paid $9,876.27
Sum of All Loan Payments $78,020.27

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year All Residents
1 $46,992
2 $48,584
3 $50,229
4 $51,930

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Upper Iowa University to be $187,968 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 3.4% 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 Upper Iowa University
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
All Residents $1,328 $3,984 $5,312

Estimated cost for a class at Upper Iowa 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 Upper Iowa University versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Upper Iowa University 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 https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=154493 IPEDS survey data for Upper Iowa University.