In 2022, tuition for full-time students at Azusa Pacific University was $41,650 a year.
Tuition increased 2.01% in 2022–from $40,830 the previous year. Usually, college tuition rises about 3% year.
If this information makes going to college sound impossible, remember, the total cost of tuition isn't the final cost for attending college. Many students owe way less than the total tuition after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are awarded. And, student loans can make theactual cost of attending college feel more doable until you've finishing school and found a job.
Azusa Pacific University is a private, religious institution, which means it has the same tuition for residents of California 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 a college where you qualify for in-state tuition can cut the cost of college tuition. Take the time to verify your state's rules for in-state tuition. Each state has different requirements to qualify as in-state resident. Most states require students to have resided in the state for a certain period of time before qualifying. There may be additional requirements too, depending on the state you and your parents currently live in.
Tuition at Azusa Pacific University is the same for all students.
International students usually do not qualify for for federal financial aid, but may qualify for private or school-specific aid and scholarships. International students with need may be eligible for the following types of financial support at Azusa Pacific University:
•On-campus jobs •Loans from outsideAzusa Pacific University •Azusa Pacific University-specific scholarships •International Students Tuition Waivers
International students without financial need may be eligible for merit-based institutional scholarships and athletic awards.
Tuition is not the only cost of attending college; room and board, books, transportation and fees are also costs it consider when estimating the cost of attendance for college. Let's take a look at what impacts these costs, and what to expect at Azusa Pacific University.
Housing and campus dining at Azusa Pacific University costs $9,222 a year. This includes the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, plus a dining plan that allows you to eat in the Azusa Pacific University's on-campus cafeterias and dining facilities.
Board costs vary based on on the numnber of meals you intend to eat on-campus
The cost of books often surprises first-year college students. The real 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 used textbooks and materials.
The majority of colleges also have fees to offsets cost associated with maintaining facilties, like the computer labs and libraries, athletic facilities, and more.
Keep in mind, there could also be optional fees associated with participating in special activities, like Greek Life, or participating in sports or other extracurriculars. Many schools have resources for students with financial need to get help covering these fees.
The cost of getting around 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 are you planning to use public transportation? All of these questions can make a big difference in your estimated cost of transportation. At Azusa Pacific University, freshman are allowed to park on campus.
A school's location can also have a big effect on your transportation budget. 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 often pricey, but cities may offer more trains, busses or low-cost flight options to actually get to school. The Azusa Pacific University campus is located in a suburban setting in California, not far from Los Angeles.
When you're planning for college, be sure to take into account personal expenses, 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 Azusa Pacific University.
What will the cost of attending Azusa Pacific University be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.
|2022 Total Tuition and Expenses|
|Room and Board||$9,222|
The total estimated cost will vary depending on whether you are going to live on-campus or off-campus.
|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.
The majority of Azusa Pacific University undergrads use financial aid to finance their education. In 2022, 2,756 of the 3,940 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. Azusa Pacific University meets 73.1% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.
The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $28,992 a year. Around 63.02% of Azusa Pacific University undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. Azusa Pacific University graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $46,770 of student loan debt.
The average debt for each loan type varies.
|Average Debt By Loan Type|
|Most Common Loans for Azusa Pacific 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 Azusa Pacific 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 2022, Azusa Pacific University awarded 2,351 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $28.9 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $54.65 million in merit-based scholarship money was awarded to students without demonstrated financial need.
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 Azusa Pacific 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 Azusa Pacific University was $28,992 in 2022. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Azusa Pacific University seem more manageable.
|Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students|
What will attending Azusa Pacific 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 understand the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the Azusa Pacific 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.
Students cannot pay tuition in installments. Contact the financial aid office to verify this and discuss options.
Schools sometimes offer tuition waivers to certain groups, to make attending more affordable. Some schools offer tuition waivers for employees and their family members, underrepresented students, or military students. Even if you qualify for a waiver, students are usually responsible for housing, meal plans, and other expenses.
Azusa Pacific University has some full or partial tuition waivers available for: - International Students
Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.
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