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VUL Tuition Information

In 2021, tuition for full-time students at Virginia University of Lynchburg was $8,200 a year.

Tuition increased 0 percent in 2021, from $8,200 the prior year. On average, colleges raise tuition about 3 percent each year.

If these numbers feel scary, remember, the "sticker price" of tuition doesn't give you enough information to determine the actual cost. Many students pay far less than the total tuition after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts kick in. Plus, student loans can make the amount you do have to pay for college more manageable.

In-state vs. Out-of-state Tuition at VUL

Virginia University of Lynchburg is a private, religious institution, so it has the same tuition for residents of Virginia as it does for residents from other states.

Public schools receive funds from the state to help them cover costs. These institutions offer reduced tuition for students who are residents of that state.

Attending a school where you qualify for in-state tuition can save significant money on the overall cost of college. Each state has different requirements to qualify as in-state resident. In many states, students must have lived in the state for 12 months before starting school to qualify for in-state tuition

Explore other Virginia colleges

VUL International Student Tuition

VUL 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 school-specific aid and scholarships. International students with need may be eligible for the following types of financial support:

International Students Tuition Waivers

VUL Living Expenses and Other Costs

In addition to tuition, there are other costs associated with college, like room and board, facility fees, and books and supplies.

Room and Board at VUL

Room and board at VUL is $9,400 a year. This includes the cost of living in dorms or other campus housing, plus a meal plan that allows you to eat in the school dining facilities.

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

Cost of Books at VUL

The cost of books often surprises first-year college students. At VUL, you can expect to pay about $1,414 a year for books and supplies. This does not count the initial cost of a computer or other technology. The actual cost of books depends on the courses you take and the materials required.

Yearly Fees

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

There may also be optional fees associated with participating in certain activities, like joining a fraternity or sorority, or playing on an intramural sports team, may mean additional fees.

Transportation costs

The total cost of transportation in college can really vary. It depends on if you drive or fly to get to school, own a car, or if you prefer to walk or take public transportation to get around campus.

A school's location can impact transportation costs. The Virginia University of Lynchburg campus is in a urban setting in Virginia. First-year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Other College Costs

When creating a budget for college, don’t forget to leave some room in your budget for personal expenses, like entertainment, clothes, furnishings and toiletries.

Let’s look at the breakdown of all expenses, which can add up for both on-campus and off-campus students.

How much does VUL cost?

2021 Total Tuition and Expenses
Tuition $8,200
Room and Board $9,400
Books and Supplies $1,414
Total Estimated Costs
On-Campus $19,014
Off-Campus $9,614

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.

Virginia University of Lynchburg Financial Aid

The majority of Virginia University of Lynchburg undergrads use financial aid to to cover the cost of tuition. In 2021, 0 of the 430 undergrads enrolled received financial aid.

The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $4,013 a year. Around 90 percent of VUL undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. VUL graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $9,500 of student loan debt.

The average debt for each loan type varies.

Average Debt By Loan Type
Federal Loans $9,500
State Loans $0
VUL-Specific Loans $0
Private Loans $0
Most Common Loans for VUL Students
Federal Loans 90%

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

Scholarships at Virginia University of Lynchburg

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 $779,171 was awarded in need-based scholarships.

Net Cost of VUL

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 VUL 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 VUL was $4,013 in 2021. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of VUL seem more manageable.

Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students
On-Campus $15,001
Off-Campus $5,601

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

VUL 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 VUL offer tuition waivers?

Schools sometimes offer tuition waivers to certain groups to cover some or all of the cost of tuition. Some schools offer them for employees and their family, underrepresented students, or military students. Even with a tuition waiver, other expenses and fees are the responsibility of the student

VUL has some full or partial tuition waivers available for: International Students

Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.

VUL Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$19,014

In State

$19,014

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$8,200
$8,200
Fees
Unknown
Unknown
Housing
$9,400
$9,400
Books
$1,414
$1,414

VUL 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.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

469

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

Unknown

Tuition and Fees

In State

$8,200

Out-of-State

$8,200

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Application Deadline

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