In 2021, tuition for full-time Hilbert College students was $24,435 a year.
Tuition increased 4% in 2022–from $23,495 the previous year. On average, college tuition goes up about 3% every year.
Remember, the total cost of tuition isn't the final cost for attending college. Many students owe a lot less than the total tuition after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are awarded. Additionally, student loans can make thecost of college more manageable until you've finishing school and found a job.
Hilbert College is a private, religious institution, which means it has the same tuition for residents of New York 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.
Choosing a college where you are eligible 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 criteria for in-state residency. 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 the state you and your parents currently reside in.
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Tuition at Hilbert College is the same for every student.
Students from outside of the U.S. usually do not qualify for for federal financial aid, but should research private or Hilbert College-specific aid and scholarships. International students who demonstrate financial need may qualify for the following types of financial support at Hilbert College:
•Hilbert College-specific scholarships
International students without financial need may be eligible for merit-based institutional scholarships.
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 Hilbert College.
Room and board at Hilbert College costs $10,700 a year. This covers the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, plus a dining plan that allows you to eat in the Hilbert College's on-campus cafeterias and dining halls.
Meal-plan costs can depend on the numnber of meals you intend to eat on-campus
The cost of books often surprises first-year college students. 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 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 optional fees 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 find ways to lower or eliminate these costs.
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 will you need to use busses, subways, or other modes of transportation? All of these questions can drastically impact 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 also have a big effect on 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 a city could be pricey, but there may be more trains, busses or affordable flights to actually get to school. Hilbert Collegeis in a suburban setting in New York, not far from Buffalo.
When estimating your budget for college, don’t forget 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 how much students can expect to shell out for Hilbert College.
What will the cost of attending Hilbert College be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.
|2022 Total Tuition and Expenses|
|Room and Board||$10,700|
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.
The majority of Hilbert College undergrads use financial aid to finance their education. In 2022, 597 of the 746 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. Hilbert College meets 74% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.
The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $16,942 a year. Around 81% of Hilbert College undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. Hilbert College graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $19,613 of student loan debt.
The average debt for each loan type varies.
|Average Debt By Loan Type|
|Most Common Loans for Hilbert 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 Hilbert 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, Hilbert College awarded 585 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $7 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $690000 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 Hilbert 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 Hilbert College was $16,942 in 2022. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Hilbert College seem more manageable.
|Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students|
What will attending Hilbert 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 Hilbert 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 offer tuition waivers to 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, other expenses and fees are the responsibility of the student.
Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.
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