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East Georgia State College

Swainsboro, GA 4-Year Public
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East Georgia State College Tuition Information

In 2006, tuition for full-time students at East Georgia State College was $2,280 a year for in-state students and $8,632 a year for out-of-state students.

Usually, college tuition goes up about 3% every year.

If this makes attending the college of your dreams sound impossible, remember, the advertized cost of tuition does not tell the full story. Many students owe a lot less than the total tuition after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are awarded. Additionally, student loans can make thecost of college feel more doable until you're done with college.

For information on East Georgia State College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

East Georgia State College: In-state vs. Out-of-State Tuition

East Georgia State College is a public, state institution, which means it offers a reduced tuition rate of $2,280 for students who qualify as state residents and attend full-time.

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.

Choosing a college where you qualify for in-state status can cut the cost of college tuition. Don't forget to verify your state's guidelines for how to qualify for as an in-state resident. 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. There may be additional requirements as well, depending on the state you and your parents currently reside in.

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Tuition for International Students at East Georgia State College

Tuition at East Georgia State College is the same for all students.

International students usually do not qualify for for loans or grants from the U.S. government, but should research private or school-specific grants, scholarships, and other funding opportunities.


East Georgia State College Room, Board, Fees, and More


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 East Georgia State College.

Room and Board Costs at East Georgia State College

Room and board at East Georgia State College is $9,811 a year. This number covers the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, plus a dining plan that allows you to eat in the East Georgia State College's on-campus cafeterias and dining facilities.

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

How Much Do Books Cost at East Georgia State College?

First-year students are sometimes surprised by how much books and supplies cost–and not in a good way. The real cost of books 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.

Yearly Fees

The majority of colleges charge some yearly fees to help cover the cost of facilties, like the computer labs and libraries, athletic facilities, and more.

There may be optional fees associated with participating in special activities, like joining a fraternity or sorority, or participating in sports or other extracurriculars. Many schools have resources for students who may struggle to participate because of cost can get help covering these costs.

The Cost of Transportation at East Georgia State College

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 plan to bring 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. At East Georgia State College, freshman are allowed to park on campus.

Where are a college is located can impact 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 may be costly, but there may be more buses, trains and low-cost flight options to actually get to school. The East Georgia State College campus is in a rural area in Georgia.

Other Costs

When estimating your budget for college, don’t forget to leave some room in your budget for the cost of things like going out to eat or see shows, furnishing your living space, and things like haircuts, clothes and, yes, even toilet paper and shampoo.


Financial Breakdown for East Georgia State College


Now, let’s do a rundown of all of the costs associated with college, to get a better estimate of the actual cost of attending East Georgia State College.

How Much Does East Georgia State College Cost?

What will the cost of attending East Georgia State College be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.

2023 Total Tuition and Expenses
In-state Tuition $2,280
Out-of-State Tuition $8,632
Room and Board $9,811
Other expenses $4,218

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

Tuition and fees may vary depending on program, course level, location, and more.


Financial Aid at East Georgia State College


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 East Georgia State College financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.

Scholarships at East Georgia State College

Some students may receive grants and scholarships to help pay for college. Unlike loans, scholarships and grants do not have to be paid back.

Net Cost of East Georgia State College

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 East Georgia State College 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.

By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of East Georgia State College seem more manageable.

What will attending East Georgia State College 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 East Georgia State College's net cost calculator on their website.

East Georgia State College 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.

East Georgia State College Tuition Waivers

Schools sometimes waiver tuition for certain groups, to offset the cost of attending. 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.

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

East Georgia State College'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.

For more information about East Georgia State College's endowment, check with the school directly.


Learn More About East Georgia State College


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East Georgia State College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$14,387

In State

$20,739

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$2,280
$8,632
Fees
$856
$856
Housing
$9,811
$9,811
Books
$1,440
$1,440

East Georgia State College Financial Aid

Students Who Receive Need-Based Aid

Unknown

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,001

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$3,136

Out-of-State

$9,488

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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