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Clarion University of Pennsylvania Tuition & Cost

Clarion, Pennsylvania

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Pennsylvania Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Clarion University of Pennsylvania
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,240
Other Fees$3,507
Room and Board $12,930
Other Expenses Budget$3,400
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for Clarion University of Pennsylvania
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,240
Other Fees$3,507
Room and Board $12,930
Other Expenses Budget$3,400

In-state tuition at Clarion University of Pennsylvania for undergraduate students residing in Pennsylvania is $7,716. Room and board charges total $12,930 per year. Students will also need to budget for books and supplies, which typically amount to $1,240 annually. Other administrative or academic fees are $3,507 for the year. Additionally, students should plan an estimated $3,400 for other miscellaneous expenses throughout the year. In sum, residents attending Clarion University of Pennsylvania full time should expect a total annual cost of $28,793.

Undergraduate tuition at Clarion University of Pennsylvania is $11,574 for out-of-state students. Additionally, out-of-state students are charged $12,930 for room and board, $1,240 for textbooks and educational resources, plus fees of $3,507. Students are advised to budget $3,400 for other expenses. When these costs are combined, annual out-of-state charges total $32,651. This figure is 13.4% higher than what Pennsylvania residents pay.

All price data is sourced from the 2021/2022 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

The net price provides a more realistic estimate of the true cost of attending Clarion University of Pennsylvania, 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 Clarion University of Pennsylvania
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$15,501
$30,001 to $48,000$16,521
$48,001 to $75,000$18,951
$75,001 to $110,000$22,361

The average reported annual net price for Clarion University of Pennsylvania for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $19,526 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

98% of full-time undergrad Clarion University of Pennsylvania received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $6,932 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 76% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,600 and 20% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $12,138.

Finanical Aid Clarion University of Pennsylvania
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $6,932 98%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $3,350 80%
Pell Grants $4,441 44%
Other Federal Grants $672 85%
State and Local Grants $3,067 50%
Federal Student Loans $5,600 76%
Other Student Loans $12,138 20%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Clarion University of Pennsylvania, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $52,616. The loan balance of $52,616 is a four year multiple of the $13,154 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 $558 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 $52,616
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.99%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $557.82
Total Interest Paid $14,322.06
Sum of All Loan Payments $66,938.06

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year Pennsylvania Residents Non Residents
1 $28,793 $32,651
2 $29,145 $33,050
3 $29,500 $33,453
4 $29,861 $33,862

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Clarion University of Pennsylvania to be $115,172 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 1.2% 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 Clarion University of Pennsylvania
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Pennsylvania Residents $322 $966 $1,288
Out of State Residents $482 $1,446 $1,928

Estimated cost for a class at Clarion University of Pennsylvania 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 Clarion University of Pennsylvania versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Clarion University of Pennsylvania 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=211644 IPEDS survey data for Clarion University of Pennsylvania.