In 2022, tuition for full-time students at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York was $6,930 a year for in-state students and $18,600 a year for out-of-state students.
On average, college tuition goes up about 3% every year.
If this information makes going to college feel scary, remember, the total cost of tuition isn't the final cost for attending college. Many students owe much less than the total tuition after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are awarded. Additionally, student loans can make thecost of college feel more doable until after graduation.
Tuition for international students at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York is $18,600 per year.
Brooklyn College of the City University of New York is a public, state institution, which means it offers a reduced tuition rate of $6,930 for students who qualify as state residents and attend full-time. For students who are not considered New York-residents, out-of-state tuition is $18,600 a year.
Public schools receive funds from the state to help them cover costs. These institutions offer a lower cost of attendance for those who qualify as New York residents.
Attending a school where you qualify for in-state tuition can drastically reduce the cost of tuition, as well as loans and interest owed. Be sure to check your state's eligibility 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 additional requirements too, depending on the state you and your parents currently reside in.
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Brooklyn College has the same tuition for international students as for those from out of state.
International students at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York usually pay around $18,600 per year, before any scholarships or financial aid.
Students from outside of the U.S. are not eligible for federal financial aid, but should research private or school-specific grants, scholarships, and other funding opportunities.. International students with need may qualify for the following types of financial support at Brooklyn College:
•On-campus jobs •Loans from outsideBrooklyn College •Brooklyn College-specific scholarships
International students without financial need may be eligible for merit-based institutional scholarships.
In addition to the cost of tuition, room and board, books, transportation and fees are also costs it consider when budgeting for college. Let's take a look at what impacts these costs, and what to expect at Brooklyn College.
Brooklyn College doesn't offer on-campus housing for students, so there are no charge for dorms, however you should take into account the cost of off-campus housing when evaluating the actual cost of various colleges. Students who do not live on-campus but still want to use the dining facilities can choose to be on a meal plan. The cost of board-only is $13,905.
Meal-plan costs vary based on 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 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 charge some yearly fees to offsets cost associated with maintaining facilties, like the computer labs and libraries, athletic facilities, and more.
There may be other costs associated with participating in certain activities, like joining a fraternity or sorority, 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 getting around 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 easy to get around on foot? Do you own a car, or are you planning to use public transportation? All of these factors can drastically impact your transportation budget.
A school's location can impact your transportation budget. 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 an urban area is usually pricey, but there may be more trains, busses and affordable flights to actually get to school. Brooklyn College of the City University of New Yorkis located in a urban setting in New York, not far from Manhattan.
When budgeting for college, be sure to take into account personal expenses, 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 the actual cost of attending Brooklyn College.
What will the cost of attending Brooklyn College be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.
|2022 Total Tuition and Expenses|
The total estimated cost will vary depending on whether you are going to live on-campus or off-campus.
Tuition and fees may vary depending on program, course level, location, and more.
The majority of Brooklyn College undergrads use financial aid to help pay for school. In 2022, 7,318 of the 13,405 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. Brooklyn College meets 65% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.
The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $10,158 a year. Around 10% of Brooklyn College undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. Brooklyn College graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $14,315 of student loan debt.
The average debt for each loan type varies.
|Average Debt By Loan Type|
|Most Common Loans for Brooklyn 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 Brooklyn 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, Brooklyn College awarded 7,014 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $86.6 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $5.33 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 Brooklyn 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 Brooklyn College was $10,158 in 2022. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Brooklyn College seem more manageable.
|Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students|
|Net In-state, Off-campus||$5,337|
Note: a negative number can indicate that a refund will be given to use toward other expenses such as housing, fees, and books. In such cases, be sure to reach out to the school directly for any clarification or questions.
What will attending Brooklyn 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 Brooklyn 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 reduce the total cost of attendance. 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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