In 2021, tuition for full-time students at Central Christian College of Kansas was $19,600 a year.
In 2022, tuition increased 1.29%–from $19,350 the previous year. On average, colleges raise tuition about 3% each year.
Remember, the total cost of tuition isn't necessarily what you will have to pay to attend a school. Many students pay much less than the sticker price after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are awarded. And, student loans can make the amount you do have to pay for college more manageable until after graduation.
Central Christian College of Kansas is a private, religious institution, which means it has the same tuition for residents of Kansas as it does for residents from other states.
Public schools receive funds from the state to help them cover costs. These institutions offer a lower cost of attendance for students who are residents of that state.
Choosing a school where you are eligible for in-state tuition can save significant money on the total cost of attending college. 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 other criteria as well, depending on where you live.
Tuition at Central Christian College of Kansas is the same for every student.
International students are not eligible for federal financial aid, but may be eligible for private or school-specific aid and scholarships.
International students without financial need may be eligible for merit-based institutional scholarships and athletic awards.
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 Central Christian College of Kansas.
Room and board at Central Christian College of Kansas costs $8,000 a year. This number covers the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, and a meal plan that allows you to eat all or some of your meals the Central Christian College of Kansas's on-campus cafeterias and dining halls.
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 real 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 books from students who have already taken the course.
The majority of colleges charge some yearly 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 joining a fraternity or sorority, or playing on an intramural sports team. Many schools have ways so that those with financial need to find ways to lower or eliminate these costs.
The cost of getting around 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 will you need to use public transportation? All of these questions can drastically impact your transportation budget. Keeping in mind, first-year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
A school's location can also have a big effect on 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 is often costly, but cities may offer more trains, busses and affordable flights to actually get to school. The Central Christian College of Kansas campus is in a small town setting in Kansas, near Wichita and Kansas.
When you're planning for college, be sure to leave some room in your budget for personal expenses, 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 how much students can expect to shell out for Central Christian College of Kansas.
What will the cost of attending Central Christian College of Kansas be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.
|2022 Total Tuition and Expenses|
|Room and Board||$8,000|
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 Central Christian College of Kansas undergrads use financial aid to finance their education. In 2022, 472 of the 629 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. Central Christian College of Kansas meets 59.4% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.
The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $27,831 a year. Around 67.35% of Central Christian College of Kansas undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. Central Christian College of Kansas graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $39,787 of student loan debt.
The average debt for each loan type varies.
|Average Debt By Loan Type|
|Most Common Loans for Central Christian College of Kansas 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 Central Christian College of Kansas 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, Central Christian College of Kansas awarded 341 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $1.8 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $520000 thousand 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 Central Christian College of Kansas 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 Central Christian College of Kansas was $27,831 in 2022. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Central Christian College of Kansas seem more manageable.
|Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students|
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 Central Christian College of Kansas 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 Central Christian College of Kansas'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.
Central Christian College of Kansas offers an Installment Payment Plan, which allows students to pay tuition in a series of smaller chunks instead of one lump sum.
Schools sometimes waiver tuition for certain groups, to offset the cost of attending. Some schools offer tuition waivers for employees and their family members, underrepresented students, or military students. Even with a tuition waiver, students are usually responsible for housing, meal plans, and other expenses.
Central Christian College of Kansas 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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