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Arkansas Baptist College Tuition Information

In 2021, tuition for full-time Arkansas Baptist College students was $8,760 a year.

Tuition was the same price in 2021 as it was the year before. On average, college tuition goes up about 3% every year.

If this information makes going to college seem daunting, remember, the "sticker price" of tuition doesn't tell the full story. Many students find the actual cost of college is far less than the total tuition after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are awarded. Additionally, student loans can make the amount you do have to pay for college more manageable until after graduation.

In-state vs. Out-of-state Tuition at Arkansas Baptist College

Arkansas Baptist College is a private, religious institution, so it has the same tuition for students from Arkansas as it does for residents from other states.

Public colleges and universities receive funding from the state government. Public, state schools can offer lower tuition for students who meet the requirements for in-state residency..

Choosing a college where you are eligible for the reduced tuition offered to state residentscan drastically reduce the cost of tuition, as well as loans and interest owed. Take the time to check your state's requirements for in-state residency. Every state has its own rules about what makes someone eligible for in-state tuition. In many states, students must have lived in the state for 12 months before starting school to qualify for in-state tuition. There may be additional requirements too, depending on the state you and your parents currently live in.

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Is Arkansas Baptist College's Tuition Different for International Students?

Tuition at Arkansas Baptist College is the same for all students.

Students from outside of the U.S. are not eligible for loans or grants from the U.S. government, but may qualify for private or Arkansas Baptist College-specific aid and scholarships.

Arkansas Baptist College Living Expenses and Other Costs

In addition to the cost of tuition, room and board, books, transportation and fees are also costs it consider when planning for college. Let's take a look at what impacts these costs, and what to expect at Arkansas Baptist College.

House and Food Costs at Arkansas Baptist College

Housing and campus dining at Arkansas Baptist College costs $13,300 a year. This number covers the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, and a meal plan that enables you to eat in the school dining facilities.

Board costs may vary depending on how many meals are included in the plan you choose.

How Much Do Books Cost at Arkansas Baptist College?

First-year students are sometimes surprised by how much books and supplies cost–and not in a good way. . The actual cost of books and supplies depends on the courses you take and what kinds of books and materials they require. To save money, many students choose to use books from the library or buy books from students who have already taken the course.

Annual Fees

Most schools charge some yearly fees to help cover the cost of facilties, like the library, gym and computer labs.

There may be optional fees associated with participating in special activities, like joining a fraternity or sorority, or playing on an intramural sports team. Most colleges have resources so that those with demonstrated need to get help covering these costs.

Transportation costs

The total cost of transportation in college depends on a few key factors. Will you take a subway, car or an airplane to get to school?. Is on-campus parking free, or will you need to budget for parking? Is the campus small enough that you can easily walk from class-to-class?? Do you plan to bring a car or are you planning to use busses, subways, or other modes of transportation? All of these questions can make a big difference in your transportation budget. Keeping in mind, first-year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

A school's location can also have a big effect on transportation costs. Small, rural schools may be easier to get around, but the cost of getting to campus may be higher. On the other hand transportation in a city is usually costly, but cities may offer more trains, busses and low-cost flight options to actually get to school. Arkansas Baptist Collegeis located in a urban setting in Arkansas, near Little Rock.

Personal Expenses and Other Costs

When creating a budget for college, be sure to leave some room in your budget for the cost of things like entertainment, clothes, furnishings and toiletries.

Now, let’s do a rundown of all of the costs associated with college, to get a better idea of what is really costs to go to Arkansas Baptist College.

Total Cost of Arkansas Baptist College

2021 Total Tuition and Expenses
Tuition $8,760
Room and Board $13,300
Total Estimated Costs
On-Campus $23,060
Off-Campus $9,760

The breakdowns above provide a good estimate of the total cost of attendance before financial aid and scholarships. Tuition and fees may vary depending on program, course level, location, and more.

Arkansas Baptist College’s tuition and fees change based on: B Course load for both full and part-time students

In 2021, 0 of the 747 undergrads enrolled received financial aid.

Most Common Loans for Arkansas Baptist College Students

Most students take out institutional or government loans, because they tend to have lower interest rates and more flexible repayment options than private loans. Loans from the federal government can be subsidized or unsubsidized. Subsidized loans do not accrue interest during school, while unsubsidized loans begin accruing interest at the time the loan is issued. If students do no qualify for enough federal loans to cover the cost of tuition, some take out private loans. Parents can also take out ParentPLUS loans, which are government loans for parents who are helping their children pay for college.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) helps colleges determine how much financial need students and their familes have, so they can offer a financial aid package that meets, or come close to meeting, their need. For more information on Arkansas Baptist College financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.

Scholarships at Arkansas Baptist College

Some students may receive grants and scholarships to help pay for college. Unlike loans, scholarships and grants do not have to be paid back.

Net Cost of Arkansas Baptist College

The net price of college is the actual cost of attending a school for one year. Net cost is calculated by subtracting any scholarships, grants or other aid that does not need to be paid back from the total cost. Student loans are not part of the calculation, because they need to be repaid.

Now that we have a sense of the total estimated costs for Arkansas Baptist College students, we can subtract the average financial aid package to find the estimated net cost. Net cost can vary depending on a students’ need and the financial aid award received.

When considering whether a school fits your budget, it is important to consider the estimated net cost, not just the sticker price of tuition. Often, schools with the highest tuition also offer the most generous aid packages, so estimate your net cost before eliminating a school because it does fit your budget.

By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Arkansas Baptist College seem more manageable.

What will attending Arkansas Baptist College really cost you? The answer depends on several factors.

As of 2011, colleges are required to have a net price calculator on their website to help prospective students and their families get a better idea of the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the Arkansas Baptist College's net cost calculator on their website.

Arkansas Baptist College Tuition Payment Plans

Some students choose to use payment plans to make the cost of tuition fit more comfortably in their budget.

Arkansas Baptist College does not have guaranteed tuition.

A Prepaid Tuition Plan is not available for Arkansas Baptist College students.

Arkansas Baptist College offers an Installment Payment Plan, which allows students to pay tuition in a series of smaller chunks instead of one lump sum.

Arkansas Baptist College Tuition Waivers

Schools sometimes waiver tuition for certain groups, to reduce the total cost of attendance. Some schools offer tuition waivers for faculty, staff, and their families , underrepresented students, or military students. Even if you qualify for a waiver, students are usually responsible for housing, meal plans, and other expenses.

Arkansas Baptist College has some full or partial tuition waivers available for: - Employees or Children of Employees

Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.

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Arkansas Baptist College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$23,060

In State

$23,060

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$8,760
$8,760
Fees
Unknown
Unknown
Housing
$13,300
$13,300
Books
$1,000
$1,000

Arkansas Baptist College Financial Aid

Students Who Receive Need-Based Aid

Unknown

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

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Total Enrollment

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Campus Setting

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Acceptance Rate

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Tuition and Fees

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$8,760

Out-of-State

$8,760

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