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Western Tuition & Cost

Altus, Oklahoma

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Oklahoma Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Western Oklahoma State College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,600
Other Fees$1,858
Room and Board $6,110
Other Expenses Budget$4,300
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for Western Oklahoma State College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,600
Other Fees$1,858
Room and Board $6,110
Other Expenses Budget$4,300

Residents of Oklahoma pay an annual total price of $16,672 to attend Western Oklahoma State College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $2,804 for tuition, $6,110 room and board, $1,600 for books and supplies and $1,858 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $20,736 which is 24.4% higher than Oklahoma residents. The tuition charge is $6,868 while room and board is $6,110, books and supplies are $1,600 and other fees come in at $1,858.

All price data is sourced from the 2019/2020 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 Western Oklahoma State College when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2018/2019
Net Price by Income Western Oklahoma State College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$5,441
$30,001 to $48,000$5,612
$48,001 to $75,000$9,662
$75,001 to $110,000n/a

The average reported annual net price for Western Oklahoma State College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $8,006 in 2018/2019. 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

90% of full-time undergrad Western Oklahoma 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 $7,006 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 18% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $3,966.

Finanical Aid Western Oklahoma State College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $7,006 90%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $3,207 71%
Pell Grants $5,583 58%
Other Federal Grants $1,208 18%
State and Local Grants $2,392 25%
Federal Student Loans $3,966 18%
Other Student Loans $0 0%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Western Oklahoma State College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $13,316. The loan balance of $13,316 is a two year multiple of the $6,658 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 $127 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 $13,316
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $127.05
Total Interest Paid $1,929.92
Sum of All Loan Payments $15,245.92

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
Year Oklahoma Residents Non Residents
1 $16,672 $20,736
2 $18,067 $22,471

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Western Oklahoma State College to be $33,344 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 8.4% annual increase over the next 2 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Western Oklahoma State College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Oklahoma Residents $145 $435 $580
Out of State Residents $284 $852 $1,136

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

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Western Oklahoma State 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=208035 IPEDS survey data for Western Oklahoma State College.