In 2022, tuition for full-time students at Mount Saint Mary College was $36,522 a year.
In 2022, tuition increased 5%–from $34,782 the prior year. On average, college tuition rises about 3% year.
Remember, the "sticker price" 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 way 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.
Mount Saint Mary College is a private, nonprofit institution, so it has the same tuition for residents of New York 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. Be sure to confirm your state's guidelines for how to qualify for in-state tuition. 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 additional requirements as well, depending on where you live.
Tuition at Mount Saint Mary College is the same for all students.
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 Mount Saint Mary College-specific grants, scholarships, and other funding opportunities.. International students with need may qualify for the following types of financial support at Mount Saint Mary College:
•Mount Saint Mary 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; 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 Mount Saint Mary College.
Housing and campus dining at Mount Saint Mary College is $17,916 a year. This number covers the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, and a meal plan that allows you to eat all or some of your meals the Mount Saint Mary 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 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 help cover the cost of facilties, like the library, gym and computer labs.
There may 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 with demonstrated need to get help covering these costs.
The total cost of transportation in college depends on a few key factors. Will you drive, fly, or take public transportation 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 plan to bring a car or are you planning to use public transportation? All of these factors can make a big difference in your transportation budget. Keeping in mind, first-year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.
Where are a college is located can impact your transportation budget. 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 often costly, but there may be more buses, trains or low-cost flight options to actually get to school. The Mount Saint Mary College campus is located in a suburban setting in New York, near New York City.
When estimating your budget for college, be sure to take into account personal expenses, like going out to eat or see shows, furnishing your living space, and things like haircuts, clothes and, yes, even toilet paper and shampoo.
Now, let’s go over all of the costs we've covered, to get a better idea of the actual cost of attending Mount Saint Mary College.
What will the cost of attending Mount Saint Mary College be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.
|2022 Total Tuition and Expenses|
|Room and Board||$17,916|
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.
Mount Saint Mary College’s tuition and fees change based on: •Campus location for full-time and part-time students •Academic program for both full and part-time students •Class time for both full and part-time students •Course load for both full and part-time students
The majority of Mount Saint Mary College undergrads use financial aid to finance their education. In 2022, 983 of the 1,568 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. Mount Saint Mary College meets 69.8% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.
The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $29,186 a year. Around 82% of Mount Saint Mary College undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. Mount Saint Mary College graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $28,114 of student loan debt.
The average debt for each loan type varies.
|Average Debt By Loan Type|
|Most Common Loans for Mount Saint Mary 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 Mount Saint Mary 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, Mount Saint Mary College awarded 966 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $20.5 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $4.69 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 Mount Saint Mary 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 Mount Saint Mary College was $29,186 in 2022. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Mount Saint Mary College seem more manageable.
|Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students|
What will attending Mount Saint Mary 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 Mount Saint Mary 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.
Mount Saint Mary College 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 reduce the total cost of attendance. Some schools 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.
Mount Saint Mary College 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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