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Middle Georgia State University

Macon, GA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate99%
Acceptance Rate99%

Middle Georgia State University Tuition Information

In 2022, tuition for full-time students at Middle Georgia State University was $3,144 a year for in-state students and $11,616 a year for out-of-state students.

On average, colleges raise tuition about 3% each year.

If this information makes going to college seem daunting, remember, the total cost of tuition isn't the final cost for attending college. Many students find the actual cost of college is far less than the sticker price after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are applied. Additionally, student loans can make the amount you do have to pay for college more manageable until you're done with college.

Tuition for international students at Middle Georgia State University is $11,616 per year.

Does Middle Georgia State University Offer In-State and Out-of-State Tuition?

Middle Georgia State University is a public, state institution, which means it offers a reduced tuition rate of $3,144 for in-state students who attend full-time.Non-Georgia residents can expect to pay 11,616 per year for tuition.

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.

Attending an insitution where you qualify for in-state tuition can drastically reduce the cost of tuition, as well as loans and interest owed. Don't forget to check your state's criteria for in-state tuition. Each state has different requirements to qualify as in-state resident. The most common requirement is that students must have lived in the state for a full year before starting school. There may be other criteria as well, depending on where you live.

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Is Middle Georgia State University's Tuition Different for International Students?

Middle Georgia State University has the same tuition for international students as for those from out of state.

International students at Middle Georgia State University can expect to pay around $11,616 per year, before any scholarships or financial aid.

Students from outside of the U.S. usually do not qualify for for federal financial aid, but should research private or Middle Georgia State University-specific aid and scholarships. International students who demonstrate financial need may be eligible for the following types of financial support at Middle Georgia State University:

•On-campus jobs •Loans from outsideMiddle Georgia State University •Athletic Awards •Middle Georgia State University-specific scholarships •International Students Tuition Waivers

International students without financial need may be eligible for merit-based institutional scholarships and athletic awards.


Middle Georgia State University Living Expenses, Fees, and More


In addition to 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 Middle Georgia State University.

House and Food Costs at Middle Georgia State University

Housing and campus dining at Middle Georgia State University costs $9,476 a year. This includes the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, plus a meal plan that enables you to eat in the school dining halls. Students who live off campus but still want to use the dining facilities can pay for a meal plan. The cost of a mean plan, or board-only, is $8,514.

Board costs vary based on on the numnber of meals you intend to eat on-campus

How Much Do Books Cost at Middle Georgia State University?

First-year students are sometimes surprised by how much books and supplies cost–and not in a good way. The actual cost of books 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.

Annual Fees

Most schools also have fees to help cover the cost of facilties, like the library, gym and computer labs.

Keep in mind, there could also be optional fees associated with participating in certain activities, like Greek Life, or playing on an intramural sports team. Many schools offer resources so that those who may struggle to participate because of cost can get help covering these fees.

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: Transportation costs at Middle Georgia State University

The cost of getting around in college can really vary. 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 own a car, or are you planning to use public transportation? All of these questions can make a big difference in your estimated cost of transportation. At Middle Georgia State University, freshman are allowed to park on campus.

Where are a college is located 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 an urban area is usually pricey, but cities may offer more buses, trains and affordable flights to actually get to school. The Middle Georgia State University campus is in a urban setting in Georgia, not far from Atlanta.

Other Costs

When budgeting for college, be sure to take into account the cost of things like going out to eat or see shows, furnishing your living space, and things like haircuts, clothes and, yes, even toilet paper and shampoo.


The Full Cost of Attending Middle Georgia State University


Now, let’s go over all of the costs we've covered, to get a better estimate of what is really costs to go to Middle Georgia State University.

How Much Does Middle Georgia State University Cost?

What will the cost of attending Middle Georgia State University be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.

2022 Total Tuition and Expenses
In-state Tuition $3,144
Out-of-State Tuition $11,616
Room and Board $9,476
Board Only $2,838
Other expenses $3,121

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.

Middle Georgia State University’s tuition and fees change based on: •Campus location for full-time and part-time students


Financial Aid at Middle Georgia State University


In 2022, 3,514 of the 7,457 undergrads enrolled received financial aid.

The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $9,649 a year. Around 59% of Middle Georgia State University undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. Middle Georgia State University graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $33,116 of student loan debt.

The average debt for each loan type varies.

Average Debt By Loan Type
Federal Loans $31,711
State Loans $8,181
Private Loans $16,624
Most Common Loans for Middle Georgia State University Students
Federal Loans 59%
State loans 2%
Private loans 5%

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 Middle Georgia State University financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.

Scholarships at Middle Georgia State University

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, Middle Georgia State University awarded 3,115 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $19.9 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school.

Net Cost of Middle Georgia State University

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 Middle Georgia State 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 Middle Georgia State University was $9,649 in 2022. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Middle Georgia State University seem more manageable.

Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students
In-State, On-Campus $-1,353
Net In-state, Off-campus $1,658
Out-of-State, On-Campus $16,768

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 Middle Georgia State 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 Middle Georgia State University's net cost calculator on their website.

Middle Georgia State University Tuition Payment Plans

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.

Does Middle Georgia State University Offer Tuition Waivers?

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 if you qualify for a waiver, students are usually responsible for housing, meal plans, and other expenses.

Middle Georgia State 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.


Learn More About Middle Georgia State University


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Middle Georgia State University Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$14,824

In State

$23,296

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$3,144
$11,616
Fees
$814
$814
Housing
$9,476
$9,476
Books
$1,390
$1,390

Middle Georgia State University Financial Aid

Students Who Receive Need-Based Aid

66%

Average Financial Aid Package

$9,415

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

7,843

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

99%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$3,958

Out-of-State

$12,430

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Application Deadline

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