Private 4 Year

OU Tuition & Cost

Ottawa, Kansas

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Sticker Price

Costs for Ottawa University Ottawa
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$3,400
Room and Board $11,934
Other Expenses Budget$3,640

Annual Tuition & Costs

The annual tuition to attend Ottawa University Ottawa is $33,380. The cost is the same for both in-state and out-of-state students. Room and board fees are an additional $11,934. For educational materials, students should allocate approximately $1,200 for books and supplies plus $3,400 for other fees charged by the school. Finally, students should budget $3,640 for miscellaneous expenses throughout the year. With all these fees considered, the expected total cost to attend Ottawa University Ottawa on a full-time basis is $53,554 per annum.

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

The average reported annual net price for Ottawa University Ottawa for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $27,504 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 Ottawa University Ottawa, 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 Ottawa University Ottawa
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$23,937
$30,001 to $48,000$21,507
$48,001 to $75,000$27,109
$75,001 to $110,000$28,868

Financial Aid

100% of full-time undergrad Ottawa University Ottawa received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $19,868 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 97% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $6,034 and 27% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $18,317.

Finanical Aid Ottawa University Ottawa
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $19,868 100%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $16,919 100%
Pell Grants $5,110 43%
Other Federal Grants $500 22%
State and Local Grants $2,457 25%
Federal Student Loans $6,034 97%
Other Student Loans $18,317 27%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Ottawa University Ottawa, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $63,024. The loan balance of $63,024 is a four year multiple of the $15,756 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 $668 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 $63,024
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.99%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $668.16
Total Interest Paid $17,155.11
Sum of All Loan Payments $80,179.11

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price

Year All Residents
1 $53,554
2 $56,492
3 $59,592
4 $62,862

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Ottawa University Ottawa to be $214,216 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 5.5% 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 Ottawa University Ottawa
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
All Residents $1,220 $3,660 $4,880

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

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Ottawa University Ottawa Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
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=155627 IPEDS survey data for Ottawa University Ottawa.