In 2021, tuition for full-time Franciscan students was $30,620 a year.
Tuition increased 3.03% in 2023–from $29,720 the previous year. Usually, college tuition rises about 3% year.
If these numbers feel scary, remember, the advertized cost of tuition does not always mean much if you plan to use financial aid to help pay for college. Many students pay a lot less than the total tuition after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are awarded. And, student loans can make theprice of collegefeel more doable until after graduation.
Franciscan University of Steubenville meets 69% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Franciscan University of Steubenville full-time are awarded $20,812 a year in financial aid, on average.
Graduates in the class of 2023 had an average of $26,579 in student loans per borrower.
Franciscan University of Steubenville is a private, religious institution, which means it has the same tuition for students from Ohio as it does for residents from other states.
Public schools receive funds from the state to help them cover costs. Public, state schools can offer lower tuition for students who meet the requirements for in-state residency.
Attending a school where you qualify for in-state tuition can drastically reduce the total cost of attending college. Don't forget to confirm your state's criteria for as an in-state resident. Every state has its own rules about what makes someone eligible for in-state tuition. 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 other criteria too, depending on the state you and your parents currently live in.
Tuition at Franciscan University of Steubenville is the same for every student.
Students from outside of the U.S. usually do not qualify for for federal financial aid, but should research private or Franciscan University of Steubenville-specific aid and scholarships. International students with need may be eligible for the following types of financial support at Franciscan University of Steubenville:
•Franciscan University of Steubenville-specific scholarships •International Students Tuition Waivers
International students without financial need may be eligible for merit-based institutional scholarships.
In addition to tuition, 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 Franciscan University of Steubenville.
Room and board at Franciscan University of Steubenville is $9,390 a year. This number includes 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 school dining facilities.
Meal-plan costs may vary depending on how many meals are included in the plan you choose.
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 materials required. To save money, many students choose to use books from the library or buy used textbooks and materials.
Most schools charge some yearly 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 additional fees associated with participating in certain activities, like joining a fraternity or sorority, or playing on an intramural sports team. Many schools offer resources so that those who may struggle to participate because of cost can find ways to lower or eliminate these fees.
The cost of transportation in college can really vary. Will you drive, fly, or take public transportation to school? Is on-campus parking free, or will you need to budget for parking? Is the campus small enough that you can easily walk from class-to-class?? Do you plan to bring a car or are you planning 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 not allowed to park a car on campus.
A school's location 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 is sometimes expensive, but cities may offer more buses, trains and affordable flights to actually get to school. Franciscan University of Steubenvilleis in a suburb in Ohio, not far from Pittsburg and PA.
When estimating your budget for college, don’t forget to take into account personal expenses, like going out to eat or see shows, furnishing your living space, and things like haircuts, clothes and, yes, even toilet paper and shampoo.
Now, let’s go over all of the costs we've covered, to get a better estimate of the actual cost of attending Franciscan University of Steubenville.
What will the cost of attending Franciscan University of Steubenville be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.
|2023 Total Tuition and Expenses|
|Room and Board||$9,390|
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 Franciscan University of Steubenville undergrads use financial aid to finance their education. In 2023, 1,337 of the 2,243 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. Franciscan University of Steubenville meets 69% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.
The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $20,812 a year. Around 69% of Franciscan University of Steubenville undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. Franciscan University of Steubenville graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $26,579 of student loan debt.
The average debt for each loan type varies.
|Average Debt By Loan Type|
|Most Common Loans for Franciscan University of Steubenville 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 Franciscan University of Steubenville 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 2023, Franciscan University of Steubenville awarded 1,335 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $21.9 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $6.05 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 Franciscan University of Steubenville 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 Franciscan University of Steubenville was $20,812 in 2023. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Franciscan University of Steubenville seem more manageable.
|Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students|
What will attending Franciscan University of Steubenville 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 Franciscan University of Steubenville'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.
Students cannot pay tuition in installments. Contact the financial aid office to verify this and discuss options.
Schools sometimes offer tuition waivers to 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.
Franciscan 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.
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.
As of 2021, the total market value of Franciscan University of Steubenville's endowment was $54.5 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. The school spends $8,194 for each full-time student enrolled.
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