Private 4 Year

Cornish College of the Arts Tuition & Cost

Seattle, Washington

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How much does it cost to attend?

Sticker Price
Costs for Cornish College of the Arts
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,800
Other Fees$1,530
Room and Board $13,416
Other Expenses Budget$2,800

Annual Prices

The annual tuition to attend Cornish College of the Arts is $33,956. The cost is the same for both in-state and out-of-state students. Room and board fees are an additional $13,416. For educational materials, students should allocate approximately $1,800 for books and supplies plus $1,530 for other fees charged by the school. Finally, students should budget $2,800 for miscellaneous expenses throughout the year. With all these fees considered, the expected total cost to attend Cornish College of the Arts on a full-time basis is $53,502 per annum.

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

Net Price

The net price provides a more realistic estimate of the true cost of attending Cornish College of the Arts, 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 Cornish College of the Arts
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$33,383
$30,001 to $48,000$32,908
$48,001 to $75,000$37,769
$75,001 to $110,000$41,719

The average reported annual net price for Cornish College of the Arts for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $39,440 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

98% of full-time undergrad Cornish College of the Arts received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $11,061 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 85% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,400 and 11% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $28,603.

Finanical Aid Cornish College of the Arts
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $11,061 98%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $7,691 97%
Pell Grants $5,309 29%
Other Federal Grants $595 86%
State and Local Grants $10,251 14%
Federal Student Loans $5,400 85%
Other Student Loans $28,603 11%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Cornish College of the Arts, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $134,428. The loan balance of $134,428 is a four year multiple of the $33,607 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 $1,425 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 $134,428
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.99%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $1,425.16
Total Interest Paid $36,591.26
Sum of All Loan Payments $171,019.26

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year All Residents
1 $53,502
2 $57,247
3 $61,254
4 $65,542

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Cornish College of the Arts to be $214,008 - 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 Cornish College of the Arts
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
All Residents $1,415 $4,245 $5,660

Estimated cost for a class at Cornish College of the Arts 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 Cornish College of the Arts versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Cornish College of the Arts 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=235024 IPEDS survey data for Cornish College of the Arts.