In 2022, Hiram College's tuition was $25,500 a year.
In 2022, tuition increased 2%–from $25,000 the prior year. On average, college tuition rises about 3% year.
Remember, the displayed price of tuition doesn't give you all the info you need to know how much you will actually have to pay for college. Many students owe a lot less than the sticker price after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts kick in. And, student loans can make thecost of college feel more doable until you're done with college.
Hiram College is a private, nonprofit institution, so it has the same tuition for residents of Ohio as it does for students who live in other states.
Public colleges and universities receive funding from the state government. These institutions offer reduced tuition for those who qualify as Ohio residents.
Choosing a college where you qualify for in-state residency can cut the cost of college tuition. Don't forget to check 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 additional requirements as well, depending on where you live.
Tuition at Hiram College is the same for all students.
Students from outside of the U.S. are not eligible for federal financial aid, but may qualify for private or school-specific aid and scholarships. International students with need may qualify for the following types of financial support at Hiram College:
•Hiram College-specific scholarships
International students without financial need may be eligible for merit-based institutional scholarships.
Tuition is not the only cost of attending college; 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 Hiram College.
Room and board at Hiram College costs $10,600 a year. This number includes the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, plus a dining plan that allows you to eat all or some of your meals the school dining facilities. Students who do not live on-campus but would like to be able to eat in the campus dining can choose to be on a meal plan. The cost of a mean plan, or board-only, is $5,300.
Meal-plan costs vary based on on the numnber of meals you intend to eat on-campus
The cost of books often surprises first-year college students. The actual 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.
The majority of colleges also have 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 other costs associated with participating in certain activities, like Greek Life, or participating in sports or other extracurriculars. Many schools have ways so that those with demonstrated need to get help covering these costs.
The cost of getting around in college can really vary. Will you take a subway, car or an airplane to get to school? Will you need to pay to park on-campus? Is the campus easy to get around on foot? Do you plan to bring a car or are you planning to use public transportation? All of these questions can drastically impact your transportation budget. At Hiram College, freshman are allowed to park on campus.
The location of a college or university 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 flip side, transportation in an urban area could be costly, but cities may offer more buses, trains and affordable flights to actually get to school. The Hiram College campus is in a rural setting in Ohio, not far from Cleveland.
When budgeting for college, don’t forget to factor in personal expenses, like entertainment, clothes, furnishings and toiletries.
Now, let’s look at the breakdown of all expenses, to get a better estimate of what is really costs to go to Hiram College.
What will the cost of attending Hiram College be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.
|2022 Total Tuition and Expenses|
|Room and Board||$10,600|
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.
Hiram College’s tuition and fees change based on: •Campus location for part-time students •Course load for both full and part-time students
The majority of Hiram College undergrads use financial aid to help pay for school. In 2022, 680 of the 1,315 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. Hiram College meets 74.8% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.
The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $24,022 a year.
The average debt for each loan type varies.
|Average Debt By Loan Type|
|Most Common Loans for Hiram College 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 Hiram College 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, Hiram College awarded 680 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $13 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $740000 thousand 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 Hiram 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.
The average amount of financial aid received by a full-time first year student with demonstrated need at Hiram College was $24,022 in 2022. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Hiram College seem more manageable.
|Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students|
What will attending Hiram 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 Hiram College'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.
Hiram College 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 offset the cost of attending. Some colleges offer tuition waivers for faculty, staff, and their families , underrepresented students, or military students. Even with a tuition waiver, students are usually responsible for housing, meal plans, and other expenses.
Hiram College 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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