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Plaza College

Forest Hills, NY 2-Year Private
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Plaza College Tuition Information

In 2020, tuition for full-time students at Plaza College was $12,000 a year.

Tuition was the same price in 2022 compare to the year before. On average, colleges raise tuition about 3% each year.

If this makes attending the college of your dreams sound impossible, remember, the total cost of tuition isn't necessarily what you will have to pay to attend a school. Many students pay way less than the total tuition after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts kick in. And, student loans can make theactual cost of attending college more manageable until after graduation.

Plaza College: In-state vs. Out-of-State Tuition

Plaza College is a private institution, which means it has the same tuition for residents of New York as it does for students who live in other states.

Public colleges and universities receive funding from the state government. Public insitutions often offer reduced tuition for students who are residents of that state.

Attending an insitution where you are eligible for in-state tuition can drastically reduce the total cost of attending college. Don't forget to verify your state's rules for in-state residency. 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 too, depending on where you live.

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Tuition for International Students at Plaza College

Tuition at Plaza College is the same for all students.

International students usually do not qualify for for federal financial aid, but should research private or school-specific aid and scholarships.


Plaza College Living Expenses, Fees, and More


In addition to the cost of 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 Plaza College.

Room and Board Costs at Plaza College

Plaza College does not provide on-campus housing for students, so there are no charge for dorms, however you should take into account the cost of off-campus housing when comparing the actual cost of different schools

Meal-plan costs can depend on how many meals are included in the plan you choose.

How Much Do Books Cost at Plaza College?

First-year students are sometimes surprised by how much books and supplies cost–and not in a good way. The real cost of books and supplies depends on the courses you take and the textbooks, computer programs, or other materials are required.. To save money, many students choose to use books from the library or buy used textbooks and materials.

Yearly Fees

The majority of colleges charge some yearly fees to offsets cost associated with maintaining facilties, like the computer labs and libraries, athletic facilities, and more.

There may be other costs associated with participating in special activities, like Greek Life, or participating in sports or other extracurriculars. Many schools have ways so that those with financial need to find ways to lower or eliminate these costs.

The Cost of Transportation at Plaza College

The cost of transportation in college can really vary. Will you take a subway, car or an airplane to get 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 busses, subways, or other modes of transportation? All of these factors can make a big difference in your estimated cost of transportation.

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 getting around in a city may be expensive, but cities may offer more buses, trains and low-cost flight options to actually get to school. The Plaza College campus is in a urban setting in New York, near New York City.

Other Costs

When creating a budget for college, don’t forget to leave some room in your budget for personal expenses, like entertainment, clothes, furnishings and toiletries.


Financial Breakdown for Plaza College


Now, let’s go over all of the costs we've covered, to get a better idea of how much students can expect to shell out for Plaza College.

How Much Does Plaza College Cost?

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

2022 Total Tuition and Expenses
Tuition $12,000

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

Total Estimated Costs
On-Campus $15,150
Off-Campus $18,450

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.


Plaza College Financial Aid


In 2022, 0 of the 726 undergrads enrolled received financial aid.

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

Scholarships at Plaza 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.

Net Cost of Plaza College

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 Plaza 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 Plaza College seem more manageable.

What will attending Plaza 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 understand the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the Plaza College's net cost calculator on their website.

Plaza 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 Plaza College Offer Tuition Waivers?

Schools sometimes waiver tuition for certain groups, to offset the cost of attending. Some colleges offer tuition waivers for employees and their family members, 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 Plaza College


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Plaza College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$13,450

In State

$13,450

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$12,000
$12,000
Fees
$1,450
$1,450
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Plaza 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

726

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

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Tuition and Fees

In State

$13,450

Out-of-State

$13,450

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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