In 2021, tuition for full-time students at Ohio Dominican University was $32,300 a year.
In 2021, tuition increased 3.86%–from $31,100 the prior year. On average, college tuition rises about 3%ba year.
If this makes attending the college of your dreams seem daunting, 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 way less than the sticker price after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are awarded. Plus, student loans can make thecost of college more manageable until you're done with college.
Ohio Dominican University is a private, religious institution, so it has the same tuition for students from Ohio 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 are eligible for in-state tuition can drastically reduce the overall cost of college. Be sure to check your state's eligibility 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 additional requirements as well, depending on where you live.
Ohio Dominican University has the same tuition for international students as for those from out of state.
International students usually do not qualify for for loans or grants from the U.S. government, but may qualify for private or Ohio Dominican University-specific aid and scholarships.
In addition to the cost of 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 Ohio Dominican University.
Room and board at Ohio Dominican University costs $11,340 a year. This number covers the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, plus a dining plan that enables you to eat in the Ohio Dominican University's on-campus cafeterias and dining facilities.
Meal-plan costs can depend on how many meals are included in the plan you choose.
The cost of books often surprises first-year college students. 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.
The majority of colleges charge some yearly fees to help cover the cost of facilties, like the computer labs and libraries, athletic facilities, and more. Students who attend Ohio Dominican University full time can expect to pay around $580 in fees each academic year.
There may be other costs associated with participating in special activities, like joining a fraternity or sorority, or participating in sports or other extracurriculars. Most colleges have ways so that those who may struggle to participate because of cost can get help covering these fees.
The cost of getting around in college can really vary. 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 own a car, or are you planning 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 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 an urban area could be expensive, but cities may offer more trains, busses or affordable flights to actually get to school. The Ohio Dominican University campus is located in a urban setting in Ohio, near Columbus.
When creating a budget for college, be sure to factor in personal expenses, like entertainment, clothes, furnishings and toiletries.
Now, let’s go over all of the costs we've covered, to get a better idea of what is really costs to go to Ohio Dominican University.
|2021 Total Tuition and Expenses|
|Room and Board||$11,340|
|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.
Ohio Dominican University’s tuition and fees change based on: Course load for part-time students
In 2021, 0 of the 1,011 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. Ohio Dominican University meets 92% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.
The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $12,467 a year. Around 89% of Ohio Dominican University undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. Ohio Dominican University graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $13,500 of student loan debt.
|Most Common Loans for Ohio Dominican 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 Ohio Dominican 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 2021, a total of $4.7 million was awarded in need-based scholarships. An additional $1.29 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 Ohio Dominican 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 Ohio Dominican University was $12,467 in 2021. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Ohio Dominican University seem more manageable.
|Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students|
What will attending Ohio Dominican 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 get a better idea of the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the Ohio Dominican 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.
Ohio Dominican University does not have guaranteed tuition.
A Prepaid Tuition Plan is not available for Ohio Dominican University students.
Ohio Dominican University offers an Installment Payment Plan, which allows students to pay tuition in a series of smaller chunks instead of one lump sum.
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, other expenses and fees are the responsibility of the student.
Ohio Dominican University 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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