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Marauders Tuition Information

In 2021, tuition for full-time Marauders students was $17,980 a year.

In 2021, tuition increased 7.02%–from $16,800 the previous year. On average, colleges raise tuition about 3% each year.

If this makes attending the college of your dreams seem daunting, 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 sticker price after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts kick in. Plus, student loans can make theactual cost of attending college more manageable until you're done with college.

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

University of Mary is a private, religious institution, so it has the same tuition for students from North Dakota 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..

Attending an insitution where you qualify for in-state tuition can save on the total cost of attending college. Don't forget to confirm your state's rules for in-state tuition. 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 where you live.

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Is Marauders's Tuition Different for International Students?

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

Students from outside of the U.S. are not eligible for loans or grants from the U.S. government, but may be eligible for private or school-specific grants, scholarships, and other funding opportunities.. International students who demonstrate financial need may qualify for the following types of financial support at Marauders:

  • Marauders-specific scholarships

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

Marauders 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 Marauders.

Room and Board Costs at Marauders

Room and board at Marauders costs $7,840 a year. This number covers the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, and a meal plan that enables you to eat all or some of your meals the school dining halls. Students who live off campus but still want to use the dining facilities can pay for a meal plan. The cost of a mean plan, or board-only, is $4,150.

Meal-plan costs may vary depending on the numnber of meals you intend to eat on-campus

How Much Do Books Cost at Marauders?

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 used textbooks and materials.

Annual Fees

The majority of colleges also have fees to help cover the cost of facilties, like the computer labs and libraries, athletic facilities, and more. Students who attend Marauders full time can expect to pay around $2,174 in fees each academic year.

There may be other costs associated with participating in certain 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.

Transportation costs

The cost of getting around in college depends on a few key factors. Will you drive, fly, or take public transportation 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 will you need to use busses, subways, or other modes of transportation? All of these factors can make a big difference in your transportation budget. At Marauders, freshman are allowed to park on campus.

Where are a college is located can impact transportation costs. Small, rural schools may be easier to get around, but the cost of getting to campus may be higher. On the flip side, transportation in an urban area is often expensive, but cities may offer more trains, busses or affordable flights to actually get to school. The University of Mary campus is in a rural setting in North Dakota.

Are There Any Other Costs Associated With College?

When budgeting for college, don’t forget to consider 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 Marauders.

How Much Does Marauders Cost?

2021 Total Tuition and Expenses
Tuition $17,980
Room and Board $7,840
Board Only $4,150
Yearly Fees $2,174
Total Estimated Costs
On-Campus $28,994
Off-Campus $25,304

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.

Financial Aid at Marauders

In 2021, 1,254 of the 2,527 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. Marauders meets 49.61% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.

The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $14,812 a year. Around 75% of Marauders undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. Marauders graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $32,317 of student loan debt.

The average debt for each loan type varies.

Average Debt By Loan Type
Federal Loans $23,678
State Loans $0
Marauders-Specific Loans $0
Private Loans $25,378
Most Common Loans for Marauders Students
Federal Loans 72%
Private loans 28%

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 Marauders financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.

Scholarships at Marauders

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, Marauders awarded 1,226 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $14.4 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $7.24 million in merit-based scholarship money was awarded to students without demonstrated financial need.

University of Mary 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 Marauders 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 Marauders was $14,812 in 2021. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Marauders seem more manageable.

Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students
On-Campus $14,182
Off-Campus $10,492

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

Marauders 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 University of Mary Offer Tuition Waivers?

Schools sometimes waiver tuition for certain groups, to make attending more affordable. Some schools offer tuition waivers for faculty, staff, and their families , underrepresented students, or military students. Even with a tuition 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.

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Marauders Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$28,994

In State

$28,994

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$17,980
$17,980
Fees
$2,174
$2,174
Housing
$7,840
$7,840
Books
$1,000
$1,000

Marauders Financial Aid

Students Who Receive Need-Based Aid

52%

Average Financial Aid Package

$14,476

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

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

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Campus Setting

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Acceptance Rate

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