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Chadron State College Tuition & Cost

Chadron, Nebraska

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Nebraska Resident Sticker Price

In State Costs for Chadron State College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,800
Other Fees$2,124
Room and Board $8,534
Other Expenses Budget$5,814

Out of State Resident Sticker Price

Out of State Costs for Chadron State College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,800
Other Fees$2,124
Room and Board $8,534
Other Expenses Budget$5,814

In-State Tuition

In-state tuition at Chadron State College for undergraduate students residing in Nebraska is $5,720. Room and board charges total $8,534 per year. Students will also need to budget for books and supplies, which typically amount to $1,800 annually. Other administrative or academic fees are $2,124 for the year. Additionally, students should plan an estimated $5,814 for other miscellaneous expenses throughout the year. In sum, residents attending Chadron State College full time should expect a total annual cost of $23,992.

Out-of-State Tuition

Undergraduate tuition at Chadron State College is $5,750 for out-of-state students. Additionally, out-of-state students are charged $8,534 for room and board, $1,800 for textbooks and educational resources, plus fees of $2,124. Students are advised to budget $5,814 for other expenses. When these costs are combined, annual out-of-state charges total $24,022. This figure is 0.1% higher than what Nebraska residents pay.

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 Chadron State College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $15,156 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 Chadron State College, 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 Chadron State College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$13,533
$30,001 to $48,000$13,026
$48,001 to $75,000$14,693
$75,001 to $110,000$17,222

Financial Aid

97% of full-time undergrad Chadron State 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 $6,748 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 56% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,664 and 4% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $7,199.

Finanical Aid Chadron State College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $6,748 97%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $4,757 80%
Pell Grants $4,268 43%
Other Federal Grants $1,253 34%
State and Local Grants $1,664 12%
Federal Student Loans $4,664 56%
Other Student Loans $7,199 4%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Chadron State College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $36,500. The loan balance of $36,500 is a four year multiple of the $9,125 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 $387 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 $36,500
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.99%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $386.96
Total Interest Paid $9,935.29
Sum of All Loan Payments $46,435.29

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price

Year Nebraska Residents Non Residents
1 $23,992 $24,022
2 $24,894 $24,925
3 $25,830 $25,862
4 $26,801 $26,834

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Chadron State College to be $95,968 - 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 Chadron State College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Nebraska Residents $186 $558 $744
Out of State Residents $187 $561 $748

Estimated cost for a class at Chadron State 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 Chadron State College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Chadron State College 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=180948 IPEDS survey data for Chadron State College.