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Brooklyn College Tuition & Cost

Brooklyn, New York

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In State New York Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for CUNY Brooklyn College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,364
Other Fees$510
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $17,427
Other Expenses Budget$5,655
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for CUNY Brooklyn College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,364
Other Fees$510
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $17,427
Other Expenses Budget$5,655

Residents of New York pay an annual total price of $31,886 to attend CUNY Brooklyn College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $6,930 for tuition, $1,364 for books and supplies and $510 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $39,836 which is 24.9% higher than New York residents. The tuition charge is $14,880 while books and supplies are $1,364 and other fees come in at $510.

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 CUNY Brooklyn 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 CUNY Brooklyn College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$1,547
$30,001 to $48,000$3,105
$48,001 to $75,000$7,219
$75,001 to $110,000$10,311

The average reported annual net price for CUNY Brooklyn College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $4,736 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

91% of full-time undergrad CUNY Brooklyn 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 $9,497 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 5% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,297 and 1% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $11,467.

Finanical Aid CUNY Brooklyn College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $9,497 91%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $2,528 10%
Pell Grants $5,414 66%
Other Federal Grants $772 82%
State and Local Grants $5,332 79%
Federal Student Loans $4,297 5%
Other Student Loans $11,467 1%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to CUNY Brooklyn College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $20,704. The loan balance of $20,704 is a four year multiple of the $5,176 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 $198 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 $20,704
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $197.54
Total Interest Paid $3,000.68
Sum of All Loan Payments $23,704.68

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year New York Residents Non Residents
1 $31,886 $39,836
2 $32,490 $40,591
3 $33,106 $41,361
4 $33,734 $42,145

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at CUNY Brooklyn College to be $127,544 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 1.9% 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 CUNY Brooklyn College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
New York Residents $305 $915 $1,220
Out of State Residents $620 $1,860 $2,480

Estimated cost for a class at CUNY Brooklyn 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 CUNY Brooklyn College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

CUNY Brooklyn 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=190549 IPEDS survey data for CUNY Brooklyn College.