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How much does it cost to attend?

Sticker Price
$44,374
Costs for Anderson University
Fee Cost
Tuition$26,130
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$3,100
Room and Board $10,280
Other Expenses Budget$3,664

Annual Prices

The annual list price to attend Anderson University on a full time basis for 2018/2019 is $44,374 for all students regardless of their residency. This fee is comprised of $26,130 for tuition, $10,280 room and board, $1,200 for books and supplies and $3,100 for other fees. Out of state tuition for Anderson University is $26,130, the same as South Carolina residents.

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

Average Net Price 2018/2019
$21,599
Net Price by Income Anderson University
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$20,346
$30,001 to $48,000$15,045
$48,001 to $75,000$21,495
$75,001 to $110,000$23,621
$110,000+$23,599

The average reported annual net price for Anderson University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $21,599 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

100% of full-time undergrad Anderson University received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $21,315 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 60% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,417 and 19% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $10,032.

Finanical Aid Anderson University
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $21,315 100%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $14,868 100%
Pell Grants $4,479 24%
Other Federal Grants $963 6%
State and Local Grants $7,137 74%
Federal Student Loans $5,417 60%
Other Student Loans $10,032 19%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Anderson University, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $62,068. The loan balance of $62,068 is a four year multiple of the $15,517 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 $592 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 $62,068
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $592.20
Total Interest Paid $8,995.66
Sum of All Loan Payments $71,063.66

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$177,496
Year All Residents
1 $44,374
2 $46,206
3 $48,113
4 $50,098

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Anderson University to be $177,496 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 4.1% 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 Anderson University
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
All Residents $650 $1,950 $2,600

Estimated cost for a class at Anderson 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 Anderson University versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Anderson University Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan No
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan No
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=217633 IPEDS survey data for Anderson University.