In 2022, tuition for full-time Holy Family University students was $31,508 a year.
Tuition increased 3% in 2022–from $30,590 the previous year. Usually, college tuition goes up about 3% every year.
If this makes attending the college of your dreams sound impossible, remember, the advertized cost of tuition doesn't always give you all the info you need to know how much you will actually have to pay for college. Many students owe a lot less than the total tuition after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts kick in. And, student loans can make the amount you do have to pay for college more manageable until after graduation.
Holy Family University is a private, religious institution, so it has the same tuition for students from Pennsylvania as it does for students who live in 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 are eligible for in-state tuition can drastically reduce the cost of tuition, as well as loans and interest owed. Take the time to confirm your state's rules 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 live in.
Holy Family University has the same tuition for international students as for those from out of state.
International students are not eligible for loans or grants from the U.S. government, but may be eligible for private or school-specific grants, scholarships, and other funding opportunities.. International students who demonstrate financial need may qualify for the following types of financial support at Holy Family University:
•Loans from outsideHoly Family University •Athletic Awards •Holy Family University-specific scholarships •International Students Tuition Waivers
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 Holy Family University.
Housing and campus dining at Holy Family University is $17,170 a year. This number includes the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, and a meal plan that allows you to eat in the Holy Family University's on-campus cafeterias and dining halls.
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 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 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 computer labs and libraries, athletic facilities, and more.
Keep in mind, there could also be additional fees associated with participating in special activities, like Greek Life, or participating in sports or other extracurriculars. Many schools have resources for students with financial need to get help covering these fees.
The cost of transportation 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 small enough that you can easily walk from class-to-class?? Do you own a car, or will you need to use public transportation? All of these factors can make a big difference in your estimated cost of transportation. At Holy Family University, freshman are allowed to park 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 a city is sometimes costly, but cities may offer more trains, busses or affordable flights to actually get to school. Holy Family Universityis in a suburban setting in Pennsylvania, near Philadelphia.
When estimating your budget for college, don’t forget to consider the cost of things like movies, takeouts, furniture or appliances for your dorm or housing, and essentials like laundry detergent, toothpaste and toilet paper.
Now, let’s go over all of the costs we've covered, to get a better estimate of how much students can expect to shell out for Holy Family University.
What will the cost of attending Holy Family University be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.
|2022 Total Tuition and Expenses|
|Room and Board||$17,170|
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 Holy Family University undergrads use financial aid to help pay for school. In 2022, 1,255 of the 2,093 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. Holy Family University meets 72% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.
The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $25,350 a year. Around 89% of Holy Family University undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. Holy Family University graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $36,609 of student loan debt.
The average debt for each loan type varies.
|Average Debt By Loan Type|
|Most Common Loans for Holy Family 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 Holy Family 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, Holy Family University awarded 1,237 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $23.1 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $2.91 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 Holy Family 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 Holy Family University was $25,350 in 2022. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Holy Family University seem more manageable.
|Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students|
What will attending Holy Family 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 Holy Family 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.
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 offset the cost of attending. Some schools offer tuition waivers for faculty, staff, and their families , underrepresented students, or military students. Even if you qualify for a waiver, students are usually responsible for housing, meal plans, and other expenses.
Holy Family University has some full or partial tuition waivers available for: - International Students
Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.
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