In 2022, tuition for full-time students at Lakeland Community College was $3,625 a year for in-state students and $7,897 a year for out-of-state students.
On average, college tuition goes up about 3% every year.
If this information makes going to college feel scary, remember, the total cost of tuition isn't necessarily what you will have to pay to attend a school. Many students find the actual cost of college is much less than the sticker price after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are awarded. Additionally, student loans can make theactual cost of attending college feel more doable until you're done with college.
Tuition for international students at Lakeland Community College is $7,897 per year.
Lakeland Community College is a public, state institution, so it offers a reduced tuition rate of $3,625 for in-state students who attend full-time. For students who are not considered Ohio-residents, out-of-state tuition is $7,897 a year.
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 the reduced tuition offered to state residentscan drastically reduce the overall cost of college. Take the time to confirm your state's requirements for in-state tuition. Each state has different requirements to qualify as in-state resident. Most states require students to have resided in the state for a certain period of time before qualifying. There may be other criteria as well, depending on the state you and your parents currently live in.
Lakeland has the same tuition for international students as for those from out of state.
International students at Lakeland Community College usually pay around $7,897 per year, before any scholarships or financial aid.
Students from outside of the U.S. are not eligible for loans or grants from the U.S. government, but may qualify for private or Lakeland-specific grants, scholarships, and other funding opportunities.. International students with need may qualify for the following types of financial support at Lakeland:
•On-campus jobs •Loans from outsideLakeland •Athletic Awards •Lakeland-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; 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 Lakeland.
Lakeland does not offer on-campus housing for students, so there is no cost for housing, however students should consider the cost of off-campus housing when looking at the cost of various schools Students who do not live on-campus but would like to be able to eat in the campus dining can choose to be on a meal plan. The cost of board-only is $3,451.
Board costs may vary depending 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 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.
Most schools charge some yearly fees to help cover the cost of facilties, like the computer labs and libraries, athletic facilities, and more.
Keep in mind, there could also be optional fees associated with participating in certain activities, like joining a fraternity or sorority, or participating in sports or other extracurriculars. Most colleges offer ways for students who may struggle to participate because of cost can get help covering these fees.
The cost of getting around in college depends on a few key factors. 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 public 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.
A school's location can impact 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 other hand transportation in a city is often costly, but cities may offer more buses, trains or low-cost flight options to actually get to school. The Lakeland Community College campus is in a suburban setting in Ohio, not far from Cleveland.
When budgeting for college, be sure to leave some room in your budget for the cost of things like entertainment, clothes, furnishings and toiletries.
Now, let’s look at the breakdown of all expenses, to get a better estimate of the actual cost of attending Lakeland.
What will the cost of attending Lakeland be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.
|2022 Total Tuition and Expenses|
The total estimated cost will vary depending on whether you are going to live on-campus or off-campus.
Tuition and fees may vary depending on program, course level, location, and more.
Lakeland’s tuition and fees change based on: •Course load for both full and part-time students
The majority of Lakeland undergrads use financial aid to finance their education. In 2022, 2,834 of the 4,786 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. Lakeland meets 56% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.
The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $6,511 a year.
|Most Common Loans for Lakeland 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 Lakeland 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, Lakeland awarded 2,587 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $11 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school.
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 Lakeland 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 Lakeland was $6,511 in 2022. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Lakeland seem more manageable.
|Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students|
|Net In-state, Off-campus||$3,855|
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 Lakeland 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 get a better idea of the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the Lakeland'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.
Lakeland 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 colleges 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.
Lakeland has some full or partial tuition waivers available for: - International Students - Employees or Children of Employees
Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.
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