In 2022, Christian Brothers University's tuition was $35,520 a year.
In 2022, tuition increased 2.01%–from $34,820 the prior year. On average, college tuition rises about 3% year.
Remember, the total cost of tuition isn't necessarily what you will have to pay to attend a school. Many students owe far less than the total tuition after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are applied. And, student loans can make the amount you do have to pay out of pocket more manageable until after graduation.
Christian Brothers University is a private, religious institution, which means it has the same tuition for residents of Tennessee as it does for residents from other states.
Public schools receive funds from the state to help them cover costs. Public, state schools can offer lower tuition for students who meet the requirements for in-state residency.
Choosing a college where you qualify for in-state tuition can cut the cost of college tuition. Take the time to check your state's requirements for in-state tuition. Each state has different requirements to qualify as in-state resident. 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 too, depending on where you live.
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Tuition at Christian Brothers University is the same for every student.
Students from outside of the U.S. usually do not qualify for for loans or grants from the U.S. government, but should research 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; 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 Christian Brothers University.
Room and board at Christian Brothers University is $8,700 a year. This number includes the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, plus a meal plan that enables you to eat in the Christian Brothers University's on-campus cafeterias and dining halls. Students who do not live on-campus but still want to use the dining facilities can opt-in for a meal plan. The cost of board-only is $9,143.
Board costs vary based on on the numnber of meals you intend to eat on-campus
The cost of books often surprises first-year college students. The real cost of books and supplies 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 charge some yearly fees to offsets cost associated with maintaining facilties, like the library, gym and computer labs.
Keep in mind, there could also be other costs associated with participating in certain activities, like Greek Life, or participating in sports or other extracurriculars. Most colleges offer ways for students with demonstrated need to get help covering these fees.
The cost of getting around in college depends on a few key factors. Will you take a subway, car or an airplane to get to school? Will you need to pay to park on-campus? Is the campus easy to get around on foot? Do you plan to bring a car or are you planning to use busses, subways, or other modes of transportation? All of these questions can drastically impact your estimated cost of transportation. At Christian Brothers University, freshman are allowed to park on campus.
Where are a college is located can also have a big effect on 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 flip side, getting around in a city can be expensive, but cities may offer more trains, busses or affordable flights to actually get to school. The Christian Brothers University campus is in a urban setting in Tennessee, near Memphis.
When creating a budget for college, be sure to leave some room in your budget for personal expenses, like movies, takeouts, furniture or appliances for your dorm or housing, and essentials like laundry detergent, toothpaste and toilet paper.
Now, let’s look at the breakdown of all expenses, to get a better idea of what is really costs to go to Christian Brothers University.
What will the cost of attending Christian Brothers University be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.
|2022 Total Tuition and Expenses|
|Room and Board||$8,700|
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.
Christian Brothers University’s tuition and fees change based on: •Academic program for both full and part-time students •Class time for both full and part-time students
The majority of Christian Brothers University undergrads use financial aid to finance their education. In 2022, 784 of the 1,321 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. Christian Brothers University meets 72% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.
The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $31,203 a year. Around 74% of Christian Brothers University undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. Christian Brothers University graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $27,131 of student loan debt.
The average debt for each loan type varies.
|Average Debt By Loan Type|
|Christian Brothers University-Specific Loans||$8,523|
|Most Common Loans for Christian Brothers University 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 Christian Brothers University 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, Christian Brothers University awarded 770 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $17.9 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $13.09 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 Christian Brothers 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 Christian Brothers University was $31,203 in 2022. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Christian Brothers University seem more manageable.
|Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students|
What will attending Christian Brothers 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 understand the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the Christian Brothers University'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.
Christian Brothers University 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 make attending more affordable. Some colleges offer tuition waivers for employees and their family members, underrepresented students, or military students. Even with a tuition waiver, other expenses and fees are the responsibility of the student.
Christian Brothers 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.
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