In 2022, tuition for full-time students at Concordia University Wisconsin was $32,770 a year.
In 2022, tuition increased 3.51%–from $31,660 the previous year. On average, colleges raise tuition about 3% each year.
Remember, the displayed price of tuition does not always give you enough information to determine the actual cost of attending any given college. Many students find the actual cost of college is a lot less than the total tuition after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are awarded. And, student loans can make theactual cost of attending college more manageable until after graduation.
Concordia University Wisconsin is a private, religious institution, so it has the same tuition for students from Wisconsin 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 college where you qualify for the reduced tuition offered to state residentscan save on the total cost of attending college. Don't forget to verify your state's eligibility criteria 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 other criteria as well, depending on the state you and your parents currently live in.
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Tuition at Concordia University Wisconsin is the same for each student.
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 Concordia University Wisconsin-specific grants, scholarships, and other funding opportunities.. International students with need may be eligible for the following types of financial support at Concordia University Wisconsin:
•Concordia University Wisconsin-specific scholarships
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 planning for college. Let's take a look at what impacts these costs, and what to expect at Concordia University Wisconsin.
Housing and campus dining at Concordia University Wisconsin is $12,160 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 in the Concordia University Wisconsin's on-campus cafeterias and dining halls.
Meal-plan costs can depend on the numnber of meals you intend to eat on-campus
First-year students are sometimes surprised by how much books and supplies cost–and not in a good way. The real 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.
The majority of colleges 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 joining a fraternity or sorority, or participating in sports or other extracurriculars. Most colleges have resources so that those who may struggle to participate because of cost can find ways to lower or eliminate these fees.
The total cost of getting around in college depends on a few key factors. Will you take a subway, car or an airplane to get to school? Is on-campus parking free, or will you need to budget for parking? Is the campus walkable? 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 estimated cost of transportation. Keeping in mind, first-year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
The location of a college or university 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 other hand getting around in a city can be costly, but there may be more trains, busses or affordable flights to actually get to school. The Concordia University Wisconsin campus is located in a suburban setting in Wisconsin, not far from Milwaukee.
When you're planning for college, don’t forget to factor in personal expenses, like entertainment, clothes, furnishings and toiletries.
Now, let’s do a rundown of all of the costs associated with college, to get a better estimate of how much students can expect to shell out for Concordia University Wisconsin.
What will the cost of attending Concordia University Wisconsin be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.
|2022 Total Tuition and Expenses|
|Room and Board||$12,160|
The total estimated cost will vary depending on whether you are going to live on-campus or off-campus.
|Total Estimated Costs|
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 Concordia University Wisconsin undergrads use financial aid to finance their education. In 2022, 1,783 of the 2,909 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. Concordia University Wisconsin meets 75% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.
The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $28,774 a year. Around 80% of Concordia University Wisconsin undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. Concordia University Wisconsin graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $36,651 of student loan debt.
The average debt for each loan type varies.
|Average Debt By Loan Type|
|Concordia University Wisconsin-Specific Loans||$2,000|
|Most Common Loans for Concordia University Wisconsin 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 Concordia University Wisconsin 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, Concordia University Wisconsin awarded 1,682 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $29.2 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $10.75 million 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 Concordia University Wisconsin 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 Concordia University Wisconsin was $28,774 in 2022. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Concordia University Wisconsin seem more manageable.
|Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students|
What will attending Concordia University Wisconsin 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 Concordia University Wisconsin'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.
Concordia University Wisconsin 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 employees and their family members, underrepresented students, or military students. Even with a tuition waiver, students are usually responsible for housing, meal plans, and other expenses.
Concordia University Wisconsin 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.
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