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UNO Tuition & Cost

New Orleans, Louisiana

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Louisiana Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for University of New Orleans
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$2,982
Room and Board $11,496
Other Expenses Budget$5,480
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for University of New Orleans
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$2,982
Room and Board $11,496
Other Expenses Budget$5,480

In-state tuition at University of New Orleans for undergraduate students residing in Louisiana is $6,090. Room and board charges total $11,496 per year. Students will also need to budget for books and supplies, which typically amount to $1,300 annually. Other administrative or academic fees are $2,982 for the year. Additionally, students should plan an estimated $5,480 for other miscellaneous expenses throughout the year. In sum, residents attending University of New Orleans full time should expect a total annual cost of $27,348.

Undergraduate tuition at University of New Orleans is $10,926 for out-of-state students. Additionally, out-of-state students are charged $11,496 for room and board, $1,300 for textbooks and educational resources, plus fees of $2,982. Students are advised to budget $5,480 for other expenses. When these costs are combined, annual out-of-state charges total $32,184. This figure is 17.7% higher than what Louisiana residents pay.

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

Net Price

The net price provides a more realistic estimate of the true cost of attending University of New Orleans, 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 University of New Orleans
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$10,937
$30,001 to $48,000$10,784
$48,001 to $75,000$13,180
$75,001 to $110,000$15,862

The average reported annual net price for University of New Orleans for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $11,256 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

94% of full-time undergrad University of New Orleans received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $9,372 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 42% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,968 and 1% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $10,674.

Finanical Aid University of New Orleans
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $9,372 94%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $3,088 68%
Pell Grants $4,977 56%
Other Federal Grants $1,085 12%
State and Local Grants $5,634 61%
Federal Student Loans $4,968 42%
Other Student Loans $10,674 1%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to University of New Orleans, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $31,332. The loan balance of $31,332 is a four year multiple of the $7,833 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 $332 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 $31,332
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.99%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $332.17
Total Interest Paid $8,528.56
Sum of All Loan Payments $39,860.56

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year Louisiana Residents Non Residents
1 $27,348 $32,184
2 $29,262 $34,437
3 $31,311 $36,847
4 $33,502 $39,427

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at University of New Orleans to be $109,392 - 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 University of New Orleans
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Louisiana Residents $254 $762 $1,016
Out of State Residents $455 $1,365 $1,820

Estimated cost for a class at University of New Orleans 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 University of New Orleans versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

University of New Orleans 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=159939 IPEDS survey data for University of New Orleans.