In 2022, tuition for full-time students at Belmont Abbey College was $18,500 a year.
Tuition was the same price in 2022 compare to the year before. On average, college tuition goes up about 3% every year.
If this makes attending the college of your dreams seem daunting, remember, the advertized cost of tuition does not tell the full story. Many students find the actual cost of college is way less than the total tuition after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are applied. And, student loans can make thecost of college more manageable until you're done with college.
Belmont Abbey College is a private, religious institution, which means it has the same tuition for residents of North Carolina as it does for residents from other states.
Public schools receive funds from the state to help them cover costs. Public insitutions often offer a lower cost of attendance for those who qualify as North Carolina residents.
Choosing a school where you qualify for in-state tuition can save on the total cost of attending college. Be sure to verify your state's eligibility criteria for in-state residency. Every state has its own rules about what makes someone eligible for in-state tuition. The most common requirement is that students must have lived in the state for a full year before starting school. There may be other criteria as well, depending on where you live.
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Tuition at Belmont Abbey College is the same for every student.
International students are not eligible for federal financial aid, but may qualify for private or school-specific aid and scholarships.
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; 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 Belmont Abbey College.
Housing and campus dining at Belmont Abbey College costs $12,142 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 Belmont Abbey College's on-campus cafeterias and dining halls. Students who do not live on-campus but would like to be able to eat in the campus dining can pay for a meal plan. The cost of board-only is $8,000.
Meal-plan costs may vary depending 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 actual cost of books depends on the courses you take and the textbooks, computer programs, or other materials are required.. To save money, many students choose to use books from the library or buy books from students who have already taken the course.
The majority of colleges also have fees to offsets cost associated with maintaining facilties, like the library, gym and computer labs.
There may be other costs associated with participating in special activities, like Greek Life, or participating in sports or other extracurriculars. Most colleges have resources so that those who may struggle to participate because of cost can find ways to lower or eliminate these costs.
The cost of transportation in college can really vary. Will you drive, fly, or take public transportation to school? Is on-campus parking free, or will you need to budget for parking? Is the campus walkable? Do you plan to bring a car or are you planning to use public transportation? All of these questions can drastically impact your estimated cost of transportation. At Belmont Abbey College, freshman are allowed to park on campus.
Where are a college is located can impact transportation costs. Small, rural schools may be easier to get around, but the cost of getting to campus may be higher. On the flip side, getting around in a city is often expensive, but there may be more trains, busses and low-cost flight options to actually get to school. The Belmont Abbey College campus is in a small town setting in North Carolina, not far from Charlotte.
When estimating your budget for college, don’t forget to take into account the cost of things like going out to eat or see shows, furnishing your living space, and things like haircuts, clothes and, yes, even toilet paper and shampoo.
Now, let’s go over all of the costs we've covered, to get a better idea of the actual cost of attending Belmont Abbey College.
What will the cost of attending Belmont Abbey College be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.
|2022 Total Tuition and Expenses|
|Room and Board||$12,142|
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.
Belmont Abbey College’s tuition and fees change based on: •Course load for both full and part-time students
The majority of Belmont Abbey College undergrads use financial aid to help pay for school. In 2022, 789 of the 1,507 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. Belmont Abbey College meets 61.66% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.
The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $13,940 a year. Around 59% of Belmont Abbey College undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. Belmont Abbey College graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $24,624 of student loan debt.
The average debt for each loan type varies.
|Average Debt By Loan Type|
|Most Common Loans for Belmont Abbey 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 Belmont Abbey College 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, Belmont Abbey College awarded 787 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $7.5 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $3.29 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 Belmont Abbey 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.
The average amount of financial aid received by a full-time first year student with demonstrated need at Belmont Abbey College was $13,940 in 2022. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Belmont Abbey College seem more manageable.
|Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students|
What will attending Belmont Abbey 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 Belmont Abbey College'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 waiver tuition for certain groups, to make attending more affordable. Some colleges offer tuition waivers for faculty, staff, and their families , underrepresented students, or military students. Even if you qualify for a waiver, other expenses and fees are the responsibility of the student.
Belmont Abbey 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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