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Carroll University Tuition Information

In 2018, Carroll University's tuition was $31,162 a year.

On average, college tuition rises about 3%ba year.

If these numbers feel scary, 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 applied. Additionally, student loans can make the amount you do have to pay for college feel more doable until you've finishing school and found a job.

In-state vs. Out-of-state Tuition at Carroll University

Carroll University is a private, religious institution, so it has the same tuition for residents of Wisconsin as it does for residents from other states.

Public colleges and universities receive funding from the state government. Public, state schools can offer lower tuition for students who meet the requirements for in-state residency..

Attending a school where you qualify for in-state tuition can save on 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 additional requirements as well, depending on the state you and your parents currently reside in.

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Do International Students Pay More to Go to Carroll University?

Tuition at Carroll University is the same for all students.

Students from outside of the U.S. usually do not qualify for for federal financial aid, but should research private or Carroll University-specific grants, scholarships, and other funding opportunities..

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

Carroll University Room, Board 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 Carroll University.

House and Food Costs at Carroll University

Housing and campus dining at Carroll University is $9,896 a year. This number includes the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, plus a meal plan that allows you to eat in the Carroll University's on-campus cafeterias and dining facilities.

Board costs can depend on how many meals are included in the plan you choose.

How Much Do Books Cost at Carroll University?

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

The majority of colleges also have fees to help cover the cost of facilties, like the computer labs and libraries, athletic facilities, and more. Students who attend Carroll University full time can expect to pay around $756 in fees every year they are enrolled.

There may be optional fees associated with participating in special activities, like Greek Life, or participating in sports or other extracurriculars. Many schools have ways for students with demonstrated need to find ways to lower or eliminate these costs.

The Cost of Transportation at Carroll University

The total 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 plan to bring a car or will you need to use busses, subways, or other modes of transportation? All of these factors can make a big difference in your estimated cost of transportation. Keeping in mind, first-year students are allowed to park a car 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, transportation in an urban area can be costly, but there may be more buses, trains or low-cost flight options to actually get to school. The Carroll University campus is located in a suburban setting in Wisconsin, not far from Milwaukee.

Personal Expenses and Other Costs

When you're planning for college, be sure to leave some room in your budget for 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 estimate of what is really costs to go to Carroll University.

Total Cost of Carroll University

2021 Total Tuition and Expenses
Tuition $31,162
Room and Board $9,896
Yearly Fees $756
Other expenses $1,462
Total Estimated Costs
On-Campus $44,374
Off-Campus $36,194

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.

Carroll University’s tuition and fees change based on: Academic program for both full and part-time students Course load for part-time students

Financial Aid at Carroll University

The majority of Carroll University undergrads use financial aid to finance their education. In 2021, 2,116 of the 2,981 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. Carroll University meets 88% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.

The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $27,471 a year. Around 78.17% of Carroll University undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. Carroll University graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $35,917 of student loan debt.

The average debt for each loan type varies.

Average Debt By Loan Type
Federal Loans $24,948
State Loans $5,000
Carroll University-Specific Loans $5,750
Private Loans $30,548
Most Common Loans for Carroll University Students
Federal Loans 77.28%
State loans 89%
Institutional Loans 1.56%
Private loans 28.29%

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 Carroll University financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.

Scholarships at Carroll University

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, Carroll University awarded 2,116 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $42.1 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $15.12 million in merit-based scholarship money was awarded to students without demonstrated financial need.

Net Cost of Carroll University

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 Carroll 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 Carroll University was $27,471 in 2021. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Carroll University seem more manageable.

Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students
On-Campus $16,903
Off-Campus $8,723

What will attending Carroll 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 Carroll University's net cost calculator on their website.

Carroll University Tuition Payment Plans

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

Carroll University does not have guaranteed tuition.

A Prepaid Tuition Plan is not available for Carroll University students.

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

Carroll University 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 if you qualify for a waiver, other expenses and fees are the responsibility of the student.

Carroll 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.

Learn More About Carroll University

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Carroll University Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$42,912

In State

$42,912

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$31,162
$31,162
Fees
$756
$756
Housing
$9,896
$9,896
Books
$1,098
$1,098

Carroll University Financial Aid

Students Who Receive Need-Based Aid

76%

Average Financial Aid Package

$26,862

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

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

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Campus Setting

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Acceptance Rate

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Tuition and Fees

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