In 2022, Oak Hills Christian College's tuition was $17,760 a year.
Tuition increased 4.26% in 2022–from $17,034 the prior year. Usually, college tuition goes up about 3% every year.
If this makes attending the college of your dreams seem daunting, remember, the advertized cost of tuition does not always mean much if you plan to use financial aid to help pay for college. Many students owe way less than the sticker price after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts kick in. Additionally, student loans can make theprice of collegemore manageable until after graduation.
Oak Hills Christian College is a private, religious institution, so it has the same tuition for students from Minnesota 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 school where you qualify for in-state tuition can save students a lot of money on the total cost of attending college. Don't forget to verify your state's criteria for in-state tuition. Each state has different requirements to qualify as in-state resident. 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 too, depending on the state you and your parents currently reside in.
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Tuition at Oak Hills Christian College is the same for all students.
International students are not eligible for loans or grants from the U.S. government, but may qualify for private or Oak Hills Christian College-specific aid and scholarships. International students with need may be eligible for the following types of financial support at Oak Hills Christian College:
•On-campus jobs •Oak Hills Christian College-specific scholarships
International students without financial need may be eligible for merit-based institutional scholarships.
In addition to the cost of tuition, room and board, books, transportation and fees are also costs it consider when planning for college. Let's take a look at what impacts these costs, and what to expect at Oak Hills Christian College.
Housing and campus dining at Oak Hills Christian College costs $8,400 a year. This covers the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, and a meal plan that enables you to eat in the school dining facilities.
Meal-plan costs can depend on the numnber of meals you intend to eat on-campus
First-year students are sometimes surprised by how much books and supplies cost–and not in a good way. 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.
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 additional fees associated with participating in special activities, like joining a fraternity or sorority, or playing on an intramural sports team. Many schools have 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 easy to get around on foot? Do you own a car, or will you need to use busses, subways, or other modes of transportation? All of these factors can drastically impact your transportation budget. 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 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 flip side, transportation in a city is sometimes expensive, but there may be more buses, trains and low-cost flight options to actually get to school. The Oak Hills Christian College campus is in a rural setting in Minnesota.
When creating a budget for college, don’t forget to consider 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.
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 Oak Hills Christian College.
What will the cost of attending Oak Hills Christian College be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.
|2022 Total Tuition and Expenses|
|Room and Board||$8,400|
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 Oak Hills Christian College undergrads use financial aid to to cover the cost of tuition. In 2022, 78 of the 103 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. Oak Hills Christian College meets 50% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.
The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $11,879 a year. Around 86% of Oak Hills Christian College undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. Oak Hills Christian College graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $25,963 of student loan debt.
The average debt for each loan type varies.
|Average Debt By Loan Type|
|Most Common Loans for Oak Hills Christian 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 Oak Hills Christian 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, Oak Hills Christian College awarded 78 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $900000 thousand 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 Oak Hills Christian 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 Oak Hills Christian College was $11,879 in 2022. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Oak Hills Christian College seem more manageable.
|Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students|
What will attending Oak Hills Christian 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 get a better idea of the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the Oak Hills Christian 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 make attending more affordable. Some schools offer tuition waivers for faculty, staff, and their families , underrepresented students, or military students. Even with a tuition waiver, students are usually responsible for housing, meal plans, and other expenses.
Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.
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