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University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

Belton, TX 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate96%

Mary Hardin-Baylor Tuition Information

In 2022, tuition for full-time students at Mary Hardin-Baylor was $30,600 a year.

Tuition increased 4.08% in 2023–from $29,400 the prior year. Usually, colleges raise tuition about 3% each year.

Remember, the total cost of tuition isn't the final cost for attending college. Many students owe much less than the sticker price after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts kick in. Additionally, student loans can make theprice of collegefeel more doable until after graduation.

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor meets 56.39% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend University of Mary Hardin-Baylor full-time are awarded $19,431 a year in financial aid, on average.

Students in the class of 2023 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $32,840 of debt.

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor: In-state vs. Out-of-State Tuition

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor is a private institution, so it has the same tuition for students from Texas as it does for students who live in 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.

Choosing a college where you qualify for in-state residency can cut the cost of college tuition. Take the time to confirm your state's criteria for in-state residency. 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 as well, depending on the state you and your parents currently live in.

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Is University of Mary Hardin-Baylor's Tuition Different for International Students?

Tuition at University of Mary Hardin-Baylor is the same for every student.

Students from outside of the U.S. are not eligible for federal financial aid, but may qualify for private or University of Mary Hardin-Baylor-specific grants, scholarships, and other funding opportunities. International students who demonstrate financial need may be eligible for the following types of financial support at University of Mary Hardin-Baylor:

•Loans from outsideUniversity of Mary Hardin-Baylor •University of Mary Hardin-Baylor-specific scholarships

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

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Housing Expenses, Fees, and More

In addition to the cost of 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 Mary Hardin-Baylor.

Room and Board Costs at University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

Room and board at University of Mary Hardin-Baylor costs $10,720 a year. This number covers the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, and a meal plan that allows you to eat all or some of your meals the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor's on-campus cafeterias and dining halls. Students who live off campus but would like to be able to eat in the campus dining can choose to be on a meal plan. The cost of board-only is $10,720.

Board costs may vary depending on the number of meals you intend to eat on-campus

Cost of Books at University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

The cost of books often surprises first-year college students. The real cost of books and supplies depends on the courses you take and what kinds of books and materials they require. 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 computer labs and libraries, athletic facilities, and more.

Keep in mind, there could also be other costs associated with participating in certain activities, like Greek Life, or participating in sports or other extracurriculars. Many schools have ways for students who may struggle to participate because of cost can find ways to lower or eliminate these costs.

The Cost of Transportation at University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

The total cost of transportation in college depends on a few key factors. 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 walkable? Do you own a car, or will you need to use public 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.

Where are a college is located 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 other hand getting around in an urban area might be expensive, but cities may offer more trains, busses or low-cost flight options to actually get to school. University of Mary Hardin-Bayloris located in a town in Texas, not far from Austin.

Other Costs

When budgeting for college, be sure to leave some room in your budget for the cost of things like movies, takeouts, furniture or appliances for your dorm or housing, and essentials like laundry detergent, toothpaste and toilet paper.

The Full Cost of Attending University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

Now, let’s look at the breakdown of all expenses, to get a better estimate of what is really costs to go to University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.

How Much Does University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Cost?

What will the cost of attending University of Mary Hardin-Baylor be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.

2023 Total Tuition and Expenses
Tuition $30,600
Room and Board $10,720
Other expenses $1,282

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

Total Estimated Costs
On-Campus $45,152
Off-Campus $34,432

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.

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor’s tuition and fees change based on: •Course load for both full and part-time students

Financial Aid at University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

The majority of University of Mary Hardin-Baylor undergrads use financial aid to help pay for school. In 2023, 2,128 of the 3,072 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. University of Mary Hardin-Baylor meets 56.39% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.

The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $19,431 a year. Around 72% of University of Mary Hardin-Baylor undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. University of Mary Hardin-Baylor graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $32,840 of student loan debt.

The average debt for each loan type varies.

Average Debt By Loan Type
Federal Loans $24,850
State Loans $40,448
Private Loans $29,800
Most Common Loans for University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Students
Federal Loans 72%
State loans 4%
Private loans 15%

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 Mary Hardin-Baylor financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.

Scholarships at University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

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 2023, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor awarded 2,127 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $34.9 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $7.56 million in merit-based scholarship money was awarded to students without demonstrated financial need.

Net Cost of University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

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 Mary Hardin-Baylor 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 Mary Hardin-Baylor was $19,431 in 2023. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of University of Mary Hardin-Baylor seem more manageable.

Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students
On-Campus $25,721
Off-Campus $15,001

What will attending University of Mary Hardin-Baylor 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 get a better idea of the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor's net cost calculator on their website.

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Tuition Payment Plans

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

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor does not have guaranteed tuition.

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

Mary Hardin-Baylor 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.

Mary Hardin-Baylor 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.

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and supporting students.

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor's endowment was valued at $117.6 million in 2023, compared to a national average of $905 million. The school spends $9,790 for each full-time student enrolled.

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