In 2018, tuition for full-time Arlington Baptist University students was $13,100 a year.
On average, college tuition rises about 3%ba year.
If this makes attending the college of your dreams sound impossible, remember, the total cost of tuition isn't necessarily what you will have to pay to attend a school. Many students pay far less than the sticker price after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are awarded. Additionally, student loans can make thecost of college more manageable until after graduation.
Arlington Baptist University is a private, religious institution, so it has the same tuition for residents of Texas as it does for residents from other states.
Public schools receive funds from the state to help them cover costs. Public, state schools can offer lower tuition for students who meet the requirements for in-state residency..
Choosing an insitution where you qualify for in-state tuition can drastically reduce the cost of tuition, as well as loans and interest owed. Be sure to verify your state's requirements for in-state tuition. 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 other criteria as well, depending on the state you and your parents currently reside in.
Tuition at Arlington Baptist University 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 be eligible for private or school-specific aid and scholarships.
In addition to tuition, there are other costs associated with college, like room and board, facility fees, and books and supplies. Let's take a look at what impacts these costs, and what to expect at Arlington Baptist University.
Housing and campus dining at Arlington Baptist University is $6,400 a year. This includes the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, and a dining plan that enables you to eat all or some of your meals the Arlington Baptist University's on-campus cafeterias and dining facilities. Students who live off campus but still want to use the dining facilities can choose to be on a meal plan. The cost of board-only is $1,500.
Board costs can depend on the numnber of meals you intend to eat on-campus
First-year students are sometimes surprised by how much books and supplies cost–and not in a good way. . The real cost of books depends on the courses you take and the materials required. To save money, many students choose to use books from the library or buy books from students who have already taken the course.
Most schools also have fees to help cover the cost of facilties, like the computer labs and libraries, athletic facilities, and more. Students who attend Arlington Baptist University full time pay $990 in fees each academic year.
There may be optional fees associated with participating in certain activities, like Greek Life, or participating in sports or other extracurriculars. Most colleges offer ways so that those with financial need to get help covering these costs.
The cost of transportation in college can really vary. Will you drive, fly, or take public transportation to school?. Will you need to pay to park on-campus? Is the campus small enough that you can easily walk from class-to-class?? Do you plan to bring a car or will you need to use busses, subways, or other modes of transportation? All of these factors can drastically impact your estimated cost of transportation. 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 the amount you'll have to spend just to get around. Small, rural schools may be easier to get around, but the cost of getting to campus may be higher. On the flip side, transportation in a city can be pricey, but there may be more trains, busses and affordable flights to actually get to school. Arlington Baptist Universityis located in a urban setting in Texas, not far from Dallas-Fort Worth.
When creating a budget for college, don’t forget to factor in the cost of things like movies, takeouts, furniture or appliances for your dorm or housing, and essentials like laundry detergent, toothpaste and toilet paper.
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 Arlington Baptist University.
|2021 Total Tuition and Expenses|
|Room and Board||$6,400|
|Total Estimated Costs|
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.
Arlington Baptist University’s tuition and fees change based on: Course load for both full and part-time students
The majority of Arlington Baptist University undergrads use financial aid to to cover the cost of tuition. In 2021, 118 of the 164 undergrads enrolled received financial aid.
The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $5,280 a year. Around 53% of Arlington Baptist University undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. Arlington Baptist University graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $4,838 of student loan debt.
|Most Common Loans for Arlington Baptist University 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 Arlington Baptist University financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.
Some students may receive grants and scholarships to help pay for college. Unlike loans, scholarships and grants do not have to be paid back.
In 2021, a total of $400000 thousand was awarded in need-based scholarships.
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 Arlington Baptist University 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.
The average amount of financial aid received by a full-time first year student with demonstrated need at Arlington Baptist University was $5,280 in 2021. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Arlington Baptist University seem more manageable.
|Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students|
What will attending Arlington Baptist University 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 make more informed decisions about the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the Arlington Baptist University's net cost calculator on their website.
Some students choose to use payment plans to make the cost of tuition fit more comfortably in their budget.
Arlington Baptist University does not have guaranteed tuition.
A Prepaid Tuition Plan is not available for Arlington Baptist University students.
Arlington Baptist University offers an Installment Payment Plan, which allows students to pay tuition in a series of smaller chunks instead of one lump sum.
Schools sometimes waiver tuition for certain groups, to offset the cost of attending. Some schools offer tuition waivers for employees and their family members, underrepresented students, or military students. Even with a tuition waiver, other expenses and fees are the responsibility of the student.
Arlington Baptist University 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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