In 2022, tuition for full-time University of Holy Cross students was $14,040 a year.
Usually, college tuition rises about 3% year.
Remember, the advertized cost of tuition does not always mean much if you plan to use financial aid to help pay for college. Many students pay a lot less than the sticker price after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts kick in. And, student loans can make theprice of collegefeel more doable until you've finishing school and found a job.
University of Holy Cross is a private, religious institution, which means it has the same tuition for students from Louisiana as it does for students who live in other states.
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 school where you are eligible for in-state tuition can save students a lot of money on the cost of tuition, as well as loans and interest owed. Take the time to verify your state's eligibility criteria for as an in-state resident. Each state has different requirements to qualify as in-state resident. 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 the state you and your parents currently live in.
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University of Holy Cross has the same tuition for international students as for those from out of state.
International students are not eligible for federal financial aid, but may be eligible for private or University of Holy Cross-specific aid and scholarships. International students with need may qualify for the following types of financial support at University of Holy Cross:
•On-campus jobs •Loans from outsideUniversity of Holy Cross •University of Holy Cross-specific scholarships •International Students Tuition Waivers
International students without financial need may be eligible for merit-based institutional scholarships.
In addition to 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 University of Holy Cross.
University of Holy Cross doesn't offer on-campus housing for students, so there are no charge for dorms, however students should consider other housing costs when evaluating the actual cost of different schools
Board 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 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.
Most schools also have fees to offsets cost associated with maintaining facilties, like the library, gym and computer labs.
There may be additional fees associated with participating in certain activities, like Greek Life, or participating in sports or other extracurriculars. Many schools have ways for students with demonstrated need to get help covering these costs.
The total cost of transportation 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 walkable? Do you own a car, or are you planning to use public transportation? All of these factors can drastically impact your transportation budget.
The location of a college or university 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, getting around in a city is often costly, but cities may offer more buses, trains and affordable flights to actually get to school. University of Holy Crossis located in a suburban setting in Louisiana.
When creating a budget for college, don’t forget to leave some room in your budget for personal expenses, like movies, takeouts, furniture or appliances for your dorm or housing, and essentials like laundry detergent, toothpaste and toilet paper.
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 University of Holy Cross.
What will the cost of attending University of Holy Cross be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.
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The total estimated cost will vary depending on whether you are going to live on-campus or off-campus.
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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.
The majority of University of Holy Cross undergrads use financial aid to finance their education. In 2022, 412 of the 784 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. University of Holy Cross meets 27% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.
The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $8,107 a year. Around 91% of University of Holy Cross undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. University of Holy Cross graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $43,123 of student loan debt.
The average debt for each loan type varies.
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|Most Common Loans for University of Holy Cross 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 University of Holy Cross 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 2022, University of Holy Cross awarded 337 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $2.5 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $280000 thousand 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 University of Holy Cross 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 University of Holy Cross was $8,107 in 2022. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of University of Holy Cross seem more manageable.
|Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students|
What will attending University of Holy Cross 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 University of Holy Cross'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.
University of Holy Cross offers an Installment Payment Plan, which allows students to pay tuition in a series of smaller chunks instead of one lump sum.
Schools sometimes waiver tuition for certain groups, to reduce the total cost of attendance. Some colleges offer tuition waivers for faculty, staff, and their families , underrepresented students, or military students. Even with a tuition waiver, students are usually responsible for housing, meal plans, and other expenses.
University of Holy Cross has some full or partial tuition waivers available for: - International Students - Employees or Children of Employees
Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.
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