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Paine College

Augusta, GA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate52%
Acceptance Rate52%

Paine College Tuition Information

In 2022, tuition for full-time students at Paine College was $12,705 a year.

Usually, college tuition goes up about 3% every year.

If this information makes going to college seem daunting, remember, the displayed price of tuition doesn't always tell the full story. Many students owe far less than the sticker price after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are applied. Plus, student loans can make theprice of collegemore manageable until you've finishing school and found a job.

In-state vs. Out-of-state Tuition at Paine College

Paine College is a private, religious institution, which means it has the same tuition for residents of Georgia as it does for students who live in 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 status can cut the cost of college tuition. Be sure to confirm your state's criteria for in-state tuition. Every state has its own rules about what makes someone eligible for in-state tuition. 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 too, depending on where you live.

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Do International Students Pay More to Go to Paine College?

Paine College has the same tuition for international students as for those from out of state.

International students are not eligible for loans or grants from the U.S. government, but should research private or school-specific grants, scholarships, and other funding opportunities..


Paine College Room, Board, Fees, and More


In addition to tuition, 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 Paine College.

House and Food Costs at Paine College

Room and board at Paine College costs $7,511 a year. This includes the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, and a meal plan that allows you to eat in the school dining facilities.

Board costs may vary depending on how many meals are included in the plan you choose.

How Much Do Books Cost at Paine College?

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 books from students who have already taken the course.

Annual Fees

The majority of colleges charge some yearly 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 joining a fraternity or sorority, or playing on an intramural sports team. Most colleges have ways so that those who may struggle to participate because of cost can get help covering these fees.

Transportation costs

The total cost of getting around in college can really vary. Will you take a subway, car or an airplane to get 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 will you need to use busses, subways, or other modes of transportation? All of these questions 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.

The location of a college or university 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 flip side, getting around in a city could be costly, but there may be more trains, busses or affordable flights to actually get to school. The Paine College campus is in a urban setting in Georgia, near Columbia and SC.

Other Costs

When you're planning for college, don’t forget to factor in the cost of things like entertainment, clothes, furnishings and toiletries.


The Full Cost of Attending Paine College


Now, let’s go over all of the costs we've covered, to get a better idea of the actual cost of attending Paine College.

Total Cost of Paine College

What will the cost of attending Paine College be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.

2022 Total Tuition and Expenses
Tuition $12,705
Room and Board $7,511

The total estimated cost will vary depending on whether you are going to live on-campus or off-campus.

Total Estimated Costs
On-Campus $23,606
Off-Campus $16,095

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.


Financial Aid at Paine College


In 2022, 0 of the 251 undergrads enrolled received financial aid.Paine College graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $2,304 of student loan debt.

Most Common Loans for Paine 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 Paine College financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.

Scholarships at Paine College

Some students may receive grants and scholarships to help pay for college. Unlike loans, scholarships and grants do not have to be paid back.

Paine College Net Cost

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 Paine 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.

By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Paine College seem more manageable.

What will attending Paine 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 Paine College's net cost calculator on their website.

Paine College 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 Paine College Offer Tuition Waivers?

Schools sometimes offer tuition waivers to certain groups, to make attending more affordable. Some colleges offer tuition waivers for faculty, staff, and their families , underrepresented students, or military students. Even if you qualify for a waiver, other expenses and fees are the responsibility of the student.

Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.


Learn More About Paine College


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Paine College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$24,608

In State

$24,608

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$12,706
$12,706
Fees
$1,890
$1,890
Housing
$7,512
$7,512
Books
$2,500
$2,500

Paine College Financial Aid

Students Who Receive Need-Based Aid

Unknown

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

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

251

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

52%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$14,596

Out-of-State

$14,596

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jul 1
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