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Lander University Tuition & Cost

Greenwood, South Carolina

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State South Carolina Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Lander University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,000
Room and Board $10,650
Other Expenses Budget$2,770
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for Lander University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,000
Room and Board $10,650
Other Expenses Budget$2,770

Residents of South Carolina pay an annual total price of $26,320 to attend Lander University on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $10,700 for tuition, $10,650 room and board, $1,200 for books and supplies and $1,000 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $35,920 which is 36.5% higher than South Carolina residents. The tuition charge is $20,300 while room and board is $10,650, books and supplies are $1,200 and other fees come in at $1,000.

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

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Lander University when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
Net Price by Income Lander University
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$12,690
$30,001 to $48,000$13,904
$48,001 to $75,000$15,411
$75,001 to $110,000$18,211

The average reported annual net price for Lander University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $15,541 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Financial Aid

100% of full-time undergrad Lander 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 $9,945 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 69% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,662 and 7% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $8,986.

Finanical Aid Lander University
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $9,945 100%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $7,025 52%
Pell Grants $5,035 45%
Other Federal Grants $966 7%
State and Local Grants $4,482 84%
Federal Student Loans $5,662 69%
Other Student Loans $8,986 7%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Lander University, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $47,672. The loan balance of $47,672 is a four year multiple of the $11,918 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 $455 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 $47,672
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $454.84
Total Interest Paid $6,909.22
Sum of All Loan Payments $54,581.22

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year South Carolina Residents Non Residents
1 $26,320 $35,920
2 $28,162 $38,434
3 $30,134 $41,125
4 $32,243 $44,004

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Lander University to be $105,280 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 7% annual increase over the next 4 years which is the national trend.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Lander University
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
South Carolina Residents $446 $1,338 $1,784
Out of State Residents $846 $2,538 $3,384

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

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Lander University 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=218229 IPEDS survey data for Lander University.