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PVAMU Tuition & Cost

Prairie View, Texas

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Texas Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Prairie View A & M University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,340
Other Fees$3,743
Room and Board $9,075
Other Expenses Budget$4,207
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for Prairie View A & M University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,340
Other Fees$3,743
Room and Board $9,075
Other Expenses Budget$4,207

Residents of Texas pay an annual total price of $25,408 to attend Prairie View A & M University on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $7,043 for tuition, $9,075 room and board, $1,340 for books and supplies and $3,743 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $40,276 which is 58.5% higher than Texas residents. The tuition charge is $21,911 while room and board is $9,075, books and supplies are $1,340 and other fees come in at $3,743.

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 Prairie View A & M University when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2018/2019
Net Price by Income Prairie View A & M University
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$12,291
$30,001 to $48,000$13,098
$48,001 to $75,000$16,610
$75,001 to $110,000$21,160

The average reported annual net price for Prairie View A & M University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $13,460 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

82% of full-time undergrad Prairie View A & M 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 $11,912 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 73% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,567 and 4% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $11,702.

Finanical Aid Prairie View A & M University
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $11,912 82%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $5,739 55%
Pell Grants $5,056 69%
Other Federal Grants $1,916 17%
State and Local Grants $5,867 48%
Federal Student Loans $5,567 73%
Other Student Loans $11,702 4%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Prairie View A & M University, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $34,328. The loan balance of $34,328 is a four year multiple of the $8,582 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 $328 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 $34,328
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $327.53
Total Interest Paid $4,975.24
Sum of All Loan Payments $39,303.24

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year Texas Residents Non Residents
1 $25,408 $40,276
2 $26,395 $41,840
3 $27,419 $43,464
4 $28,484 $45,152

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Prairie View A & M University to be $101,632 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 3.9% 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 Prairie View A & M University
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Texas Residents $235 $705 $940
Out of State Residents $730 $2,190 $2,920

Estimated cost for a class at Prairie View A & M 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 Prairie View A & M University versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Prairie View A & M University 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=227526 IPEDS survey data for Prairie View A & M University.