Private 4 Year

F&M Tuition & Cost

Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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How much does it cost to attend?

Sticker Price

Costs for Franklin and Marshall College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$190
Room and Board $14,740
Other Expenses Budget$1,272

Annual Tuition & Costs

The annual tuition to attend Franklin and Marshall College is $63,216. The cost is the same for both in-state and out-of-state students. Room and board fees are an additional $14,740. For educational materials, students should allocate approximately $1,200 for books and supplies plus $190 for other fees charged by the school. Finally, students should budget $1,272 for miscellaneous expenses throughout the year. With all these fees considered, the expected total cost to attend Franklin and Marshall College on a full-time basis is $80,618 per annum.

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 Franklin and Marshall College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $28,038 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 Franklin and Marshall 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 Franklin and Marshall College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$14,017
$30,001 to $48,000$13,110
$48,001 to $75,000$18,814
$75,001 to $110,000$26,837

Financial Aid

58% of full-time undergrad Franklin and Marshall 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 $48,000 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 43% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $3,901 and 30% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $5,359.

Finanical Aid Franklin and Marshall College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $48,000 58%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $45,318 54%
Pell Grants $4,981 21%
Other Federal Grants $1,334 20%
State and Local Grants $3,656 8%
Federal Student Loans $3,901 43%
Other Student Loans $5,359 30%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Franklin and Marshall College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $96,020. The loan balance of $96,020 is a four year multiple of the $24,005 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 $1,018 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 $96,020
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.99%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $1,017.97
Total Interest Paid $26,136.62
Sum of All Loan Payments $122,156.62

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price

Year All Residents
1 $80,618
2 $84,024
3 $87,575
4 $91,275

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Franklin and Marshall College to be $322,472 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 4.2% 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 Franklin and Marshall College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
All Residents $1,976 $5,928 $7,904

Estimated cost for a class at Franklin and Marshall 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 Franklin and Marshall College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Franklin and Marshall 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=212577 IPEDS survey data for Franklin and Marshall College.