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Post University Tuition Information

In 2021, tuition for full-time Post University students was $15,310 a year.

In 2021, tuition increased 0.34%–from $15,258 the previous year. On average, college tuition rises about 3%ba year.

If these numbers sound impossible, 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 a lot less than the total tuition after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts kick in. Plus, student loans can make thecost of college until you're done with college.

In-state vs. Out-of-state Tuition at Post University

Post University is a private, nonprofit institution, so it has the same tuition for students from Connecticut as it does for residents from other states.

Public colleges and universities receive funding from the state government. These institutions offer a lower cost of attendance for students who are residents of that state.

Attending a school where you are eligible for the reduced tuition offered to state residentscan drastically reduce the total cost of attending college. Don't forget to confirm your state's requirements for in-state residency. Every state has its own rules about what makes someone eligible for in-state tuition. Most states require students to have resided in the state for a certain period of time before qualifying. There may be other criteria as well, depending on where you live.

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Is Post University's Tuition Different for International Students?

Post University has the same tuition for international students as for those from out of state.

International students usually do not qualify for for federal financial aid, but should research private or Post University-specific aid and scholarships. International students who demonstrate financial need may qualify for the following types of financial support at Post University:

  • Athletic Awards
  • Post University-specific scholarships

International students without financial need may be eligible for merit-based institutional scholarships and athletic awards.

Post University Room, Board and Other Costs

Tuition is not the only cost of attending college;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 Post University.

Room and Board Costs at Post University

Room and board at Post University costs $11,600 a year. This number covers the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, plus a dining plan that allows you to eat all or some of your meals the Post University's on-campus cafeterias and dining halls.

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

How Much Do Books Cost at Post University?

The cost of books often surprises first-year college students. The real cost of books 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.

Yearly Fees

The majority of colleges charge some yearly fees to help cover the cost of facilties, like the library, gym and computer labs. Full-time undergrads at Post University can expect to pay around $200 in fees every year they are enrolled.

There may be additional fees associated with participating in special activities, like Greek Life, or playing on an intramural sports team. Many schools have ways for students who may struggle to participate because of cost can get help covering these fees.

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: Transportation costs at Post University

The cost of getting around in college can really vary. Will you drive, fly, or take public transportation to school?. Is on-campus parking free, or will you need to budget for parking? Is the campus walkable? Do you own a car, or will you need to use public transportation? All of these questions can drastically impact your estimated cost of transportation. At Post University, freshman are allowed to park 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 other hand getting around in an urban area is usually costly, but cities may offer more trains, busses or low-cost flight options to actually get to school. Post Universityis in a suburban setting in Connecticut, not far from Hartford.

Personal Expenses and Other Costs

When estimating your budget for college, be sure to leave some room in your budget for personal expenses, like entertainment, clothes, furnishings and toiletries.

Now, let’s do a rundown of all of the costs associated with college, to get a better idea of what is really costs to go to Post University.

Total Cost of Post University

2021 Total Tuition and Expenses
Tuition $15,310
Room and Board $11,600
Yearly Fees $200
Other expenses $4,250
Total Estimated Costs
On-Campus $32,560
Off-Campus $20,960

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.

Post University’s tuition and fees change based on: B 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 Course level for both full and part-time students

In 2021, 0 of the 12,848 undergrads enrolled received financial aid.Around 84% of Post University undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. Post University graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $20,246 of student loan debt.

The average debt for each loan type varies.

Average Debt By Loan Type
Federal Loans $17,358
State Loans $0
Post University-Specific Loans $3,407
Private Loans $11,449
Most Common Loans for Post University Students
Federal Loans 84%
Institutional Loans 15%
Private loans 16%

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 Post University financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.

Scholarships at Post University

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 $30.7 million was awarded in need-based scholarships.

Net Cost of Post University

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 Post 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.

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

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

Post University Tuition Payment Plans

Some students choose to use payment plans to make the cost of tuition fit more comfortably in their budget.

Post University does not have guaranteed tuition.

Post University offers an Installment Payment Plan, which allows students to pay tuition in a series of smaller chunks instead of one lump sum.

Does Post University Offer Tuition Waivers?

Schools sometimes offer tuition waivers to 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, students are usually responsible for housing, meal plans, and other expenses.

Post 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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Post University Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$28,310

In State

$28,310

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$15,310
$15,310
Fees
$200
$200
Housing
$11,600
$11,600
Books
$1,200
$1,200

Post University Financial Aid

Students Who Receive Need-Based Aid

Unknown

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

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