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Blue Mountain College Tuition Information

In 2021, tuition for full-time Blue Mountain College students was $17,380 a year.

Tuition increased 23.26% in 2021–from $14,100 the previous year. On average, college tuition rises about 3%ba year.

If this makes attending the college of your dreams seem daunting, remember, the total cost of tuition isn't necessarily what you will have to pay to attend a school. Many students find the actual cost of college is a lot less than the sticker price after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are awarded. Additionally, student loans can make the amount you do have to pay out of pocket feel more doable until you're done with college.

Does Blue Mountain College Offer In-State and Out-of-State Tuition?

Blue Mountain College is a private, religious institution, so it has the same tuition for students from MS as it does for students who live in other states.

Public colleges and universities receive funding from the state government. These institutions offer a lower cost of attendance for students who are residents of that state.

Choosing an insitution where you qualify for in-state tuition can save students a lot of money on the total cost of attending college. Don't forget to confirm your state's criteria for in-state residency. 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 other criteria as well, depending on the state you and your parents currently live in.

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Do International Students Pay More to Go to Blue Mountain College?

Blue Mountain College has the same tuition for international students as for those from out of state.

Students from outside of the U.S. are not eligible for federal financial aid, but may qualify for private or school-specific grants, scholarships, and other funding opportunities.. International students who demonstrate financial need may be eligible for the following types of financial support at Blue Mountain College:

  • Athletic Awards
  • Blue Mountain College-specific scholarships

International students without financial need may be eligible for merit-based institutional scholarships and athletic awards.

Blue Mountain College Living Expenses and Other Costs

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 Blue Mountain College.

House and Food Costs at Blue Mountain College

Board costs vary based on on the numnber of meals you intend to eat on-campus

Cost of Books at Blue Mountain College

First-year students are sometimes surprised by how much books and supplies cost–and not in a good way. . The real cost of books and supplies 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.

Yearly Fees

Most schools also have fees to help cover the cost of 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 joining a fraternity or sorority, or participating in sports or other extracurriculars. Most colleges have resources so that those with financial need to find ways to lower or eliminate these costs.

Transportation costs

The total cost of transportation in college depends on a few key factors. 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 factors can drastically impact your estimated cost of transportation. At Blue Mountain College, freshman are allowed to park on campus.

The location of a college or university can impact 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 other hand getting around in an urban area could be pricey, but there may be more buses, trains or affordable flights to actually get to school. Blue Mountain Collegeis in a rural setting in MS, not far from Memphis.

Other College Costs

When estimating your budget for college, don’t forget to take into account personal expenses, like entertainment, clothes, furnishings and toiletries.

Now, let’s go over all of the costs we've covered, to get a better estimate of what is really costs to go to Blue Mountain College.

How Much Does Blue Mountain College Cost?

2021 Total Tuition and Expenses
Tuition $17,380
Total Estimated Costs
On-Campus $17,380
Off-Campus $17,380

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.

Blue Mountain College’s tuition and fees change based on: Course load for both full and part-time students

Financial Aid at Blue Mountain College

The majority of Blue Mountain College undergrads use financial aid to finance their education. In 2021, 463 of the 925 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. Blue Mountain College meets 62% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.

The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $13,294 a year. Around 52% of Blue Mountain College undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. Blue Mountain College graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $25,938 of student loan debt.

The average debt for each loan type varies.

Average Debt By Loan Type
Federal Loans $20,820
State Loans $0
Blue Mountain College-Specific Loans $0
Private Loans $26,869
Most Common Loans for Blue Mountain College Students
Federal Loans 52%
Private loans 10%

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 Blue Mountain College financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.

Scholarships at Blue Mountain 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.

In 2021, Blue Mountain College awarded 456 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $3.7 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $500000 thousand in merit-based scholarship money was awarded to students without demonstrated financial need.

Blue Mountain College Net Cost

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 Blue Mountain 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 Blue Mountain College was $13,294 in 2021. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Blue Mountain College seem more manageable.

Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students
On-Campus $4,086
Off-Campus $4,086

What will attending Blue Mountain 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 make more informed decisions about the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the Blue Mountain College's net cost calculator on their website.

Blue Mountain College Tuition Payment Plans

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

Blue Mountain College does not have guaranteed tuition.

A Prepaid Tuition Plan is not available for Blue Mountain College students.

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

Blue Mountain College Tuition Waivers

Schools sometimes waiver tuition for certain groups, to make attending more affordable. Some schools offer tuition waivers for faculty, staff, and their families , underrepresented students, or military students. Even with a tuition waiver, students are usually responsible for housing, meal plans, and other expenses.

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

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Blue Mountain College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$17,380

In State

$17,380

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$17,380
$17,380
Fees
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Housing
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Books
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Blue Mountain College Financial Aid

Students Who Receive Need-Based Aid

78%

Average Financial Aid Package

$13,568

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

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

952

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

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Tuition and Fees

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$17,380

Out-of-State

$17,380

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