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West Liberty University Tuition & Cost

West Liberty, West Virginia

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State West Virginia Resident Sticker Price
$23,284
In State Costs for West Liberty University
Fee Cost
Tuition$7,990
Books and Supplies$1,645
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $9,614
Other Expenses Budget$4,035
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$31,224
Out of State Costs for West Liberty University
Fee Cost
Tuition$15,930
Books and Supplies$1,645
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $9,614
Other Expenses Budget$4,035

Residents of West Virginia pay an annual total price of $23,284 to attend West Liberty University on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $7,990 for tuition, $9,614 room and board, $1,645 for books and supplies and $0 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $31,224 which is 34.1% higher than West Virginia residents. The tuition charge is $15,930 while room and board is $9,614, books and supplies are $1,645 and other fees come in at $0.

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

Average Net Price 2018/2019
$13,980
Net Price by Income West Liberty University
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$12,018
$30,001 to $48,000$12,167
$48,001 to $75,000$13,774
$75,001 to $110,000$15,841
$110,000+$18,830

The average reported annual net price for West Liberty University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $13,980 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

85% of full-time undergrad West Liberty 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 $5,805 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 62% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $9,319 and 10% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $10,178.

Finanical Aid West Liberty University
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $5,805 85%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $5,416 31%
Pell Grants $4,589 48%
Other Federal Grants $2,369 10%
State and Local Grants $2,352 37%
Federal Student Loans $9,319 62%
Other Student Loans $10,178 10%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to West Liberty University, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $36,984. The loan balance of $36,984 is a four year multiple of the $9,246 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 $353 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 $36,984
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $352.87
Total Interest Paid $5,360.18
Sum of All Loan Payments $42,344.18

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$93,136
Year West Virginia Residents Non Residents
1 $23,284 $31,224
2 $24,427 $32,757
3 $25,627 $34,366
4 $26,885 $36,053

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at West Liberty University to be $93,136 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 4.9% 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 West Liberty University
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
West Virginia Residents $326 $978 $1,304
Out of State Residents $657 $1,971 $2,628

Estimated cost for a class at West Liberty 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 West Liberty University versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

West Liberty University Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan Yes
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=237932 IPEDS survey data for West Liberty University.