Private 4 Year

Merrimack Tuition & Cost

North Andover, Massachusetts

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How much does it cost to attend?

Sticker Price
Costs for Merrimack College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$2,673
Room and Board $16,407
Other Expenses Budget$1,450

Annual Prices

The annual list price to attend Merrimack College on a full time basis for 2020/2021 is $63,931 for all students regardless of their residency. This fee is comprised of $42,401 for tuition, $16,407 room and board, $1,000 for books and supplies and $2,673 for other fees. Out of state tuition for Merrimack College is $42,401, the same as Massachusetts 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 Merrimack College 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 Merrimack College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$27,344
$30,001 to $48,000$27,079
$48,001 to $75,000$30,079
$75,001 to $110,000$33,535

The average reported annual net price for Merrimack College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $34,606 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

100% of full-time undergrad Merrimack College received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $24,891 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 72% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,177 and 28% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $21,815.

Finanical Aid Merrimack College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $24,891 100%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $23,817 100%
Pell Grants $4,662 17%
Other Federal Grants $3,679 2%
State and Local Grants $1,622 13%
Federal Student Loans $5,177 72%
Other Student Loans $21,815 28%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Merrimack College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $104,012. The loan balance of $104,012 is a four year multiple of the $26,003 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 $992 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 $104,012
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $992.39
Total Interest Paid $15,074.71
Sum of All Loan Payments $119,086.71

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year All Residents
1 $63,931
2 $66,387
3 $68,936
4 $71,584

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Merrimack College to be $255,724 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 3.8% 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 Merrimack College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
All Residents $1,523 $4,569 $6,092

Estimated cost for a class at Merrimack College 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 Merrimack College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Merrimack College 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=166850 IPEDS survey data for Merrimack College.