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West Point Tuition Information

In 2021, West Point's tuition was .

On average, colleges raise tuition about 3% each year.

If this makes attending the college of your dreams feel scary, remember, the "sticker price" of tuition doesn't give you all the info you need to know how much you will actually have to pay for college. Many students pay far less than the sticker price after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts kick in. Plus, student loans can make the amount you do have to pay out of pocket feel more doable until after graduation.

In-state vs. Out-of-state Tuition at West Point

United States Military Academy - West Point is a public institution, so it offers a reduced tuition rate for in-state students who attend full-time.

Public colleges and universities receive funding from the state government. 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. 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. 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 as well, depending on where you live.

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Tuition for International Students at West Point

West Point has the same tuition for international students as for those from out of state.

Students from outside of the U.S. usually do not qualify for for loans or grants from the U.S. government, but should research private or school-specific aid and scholarships.

West Point Room, Board and Other Costs

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 West Point.

House and Food Costs at West Point

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

Cost of Books at West Point

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 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.

Annual Fees

Most schools also have fees to help cover the cost of facilties, like the library, gym and computer labs.

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

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: Transportation costs at West Point

The cost of transportation 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 are you planning to use public transportation? All of these questions can drastically impact your transportation budget. Keeping in mind, first-year students are not 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 other hand getting around in a city may be pricey, but there may be more buses, trains and affordable flights to actually get to school. United States Military Academy - West Pointis located in a small town setting in New York, not far from New York City.

Other College Costs

When creating a budget for college, be sure to factor in the cost of things 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 West Point.

Total Cost of West Point

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Tuition and fees may vary depending on program, course level, location, and more.

Financial Aid at West Point

In 2021, 0 of the 4,536 undergrads enrolled received financial aid.

Most Common Loans for West Point 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 West Point financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.

Scholarships at United States Military Academy - West Point

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

United States Military Academy - West Point 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 West Point 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 West Point seem more manageable.

What will attending West Point 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 West Point's net cost calculator on their website.

West Point 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.

West Point Tuition Waivers

Schools sometimes waiver tuition for certain groups, to reduce the total cost of attendance. 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.

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

4,536

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

9%

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