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Valley City, North Dakota

Valley City State University Tuition & Cost

How much does it cost to attend?

In State North Dakota Resident Sticker Price
$18,750
In State Costs for Valley City State University
Fee Cost
Tuition$5,713
Books and Supplies$1,100
Other Fees$1,913
Room and Board $6,446
Other Expenses Budget$3,578
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$28,290
Out of State Costs for Valley City State University
Fee Cost
Tuition$15,253
Books and Supplies$1,100
Other Fees$1,913
Room and Board $6,446
Other Expenses Budget$3,578

Residents of North Dakota pay an annual total price of $18,750 to attend Valley City State University on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $5,713 for tuition, $6,446 room and board, $1,100 for books and supplies and $1,913 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $28,290 which is 50.9% higher than North Dakota residents. The tuition charge is $15,253 while room and board is $6,446, books and supplies are $1,100 and other fees come in at $1,913.

All price data is sourced from the 2018/2019 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Valley City State University when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2017/2018
$12,715
Net Price by Income Valley City State University
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$9,739
$30,001 to $48,000$8,746
$48,001 to $75,000$11,481
$75,001 to $110,000$13,992
$110,000+$15,129

The average reported annual net price for Valley City State University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $12,715 in 2017/2018. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Financial Aid

Finanical Aid Valley City State University
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid $5,441 98%
Pell Grant $3,861 34%
Federal Student Loan $5,171 66%

The average reported annual net price for Valley City State University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $12,715 in 2017/2018.

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Valley City State University, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $39,788. The loan balance of $39,788 is a four year multiple of the $9,947 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 $413 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 4.529%.

Example Loan $39,788
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.5%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $412.91
Total Interest Paid $9,761.55
Sum of All Loan Payments $49,549.55

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$75,000
Year North Dakota Residents Non Residents
1 $18,750 $28,290
2 $19,600 $29,573
3 $20,489 $30,914
4 $21,418 $32,316

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Valley City State University to be $75,000 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 4.5% 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 Valley City State University
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
North Dakota Residents $270 $810 $1,080
Out of State Residents $588 $1,764 $2,352

Estimated cost for a class at Valley City State University 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 Valley City State University versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Valley City State University 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=200572 IPEDS survey data for Valley City State University.