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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Pennsylvania Resident Sticker Price
$30,614
In State Costs for Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
Fee Cost
Tuition$9,570
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$3,974
Room and Board $12,120
Other Expenses Budget$3,750
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$38,406
Out of State Costs for Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
Fee Cost
Tuition$17,362
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$3,974
Room and Board $12,120
Other Expenses Budget$3,750

Residents of Pennsylvania pay an annual total price of $30,614 to attend Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $9,570 for tuition, $12,120 room and board, $1,200 for books and supplies and $3,974 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $38,406 which is 25.5% higher than Pennsylvania residents. The tuition charge is $17,362 while room and board is $12,120, books and supplies are $1,200 and other fees come in at $3,974.

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 Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2018/2019
$20,308
Net Price by Income Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$16,461
$30,001 to $48,000$18,021
$48,001 to $75,000$21,798
$75,001 to $110,000$25,289
$110,000+$26,791

The average reported annual net price for Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $20,308 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

67% of full-time undergrad Shippensburg 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 $7,252 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 77% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,624 and 23% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $14,328.

Finanical Aid Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $7,252 67%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $2,811 59%
Pell Grants $4,539 38%
Other Federal Grants $491 18%
State and Local Grants $3,124 43%
Federal Student Loans $5,624 77%
Other Student Loans $14,328 23%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $53,388. The loan balance of $53,388 is a four year multiple of the $13,347 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 $509 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 $53,388
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $509.38
Total Interest Paid $7,737.65
Sum of All Loan Payments $61,125.65

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$122,456
Year Pennsylvania Residents Non Residents
1 $30,614 $38,406
2 $33,083 $41,503
3 $35,751 $44,850
4 $38,634 $48,467

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania to be $122,456 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 8.1% 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 Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Pennsylvania Residents $319 $957 $1,276
Out of State Residents $725 $2,175 $2,900

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

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania 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=216010 IPEDS survey data for Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania.