In 2022, tuition for full-time students at IU East was $7,492 a year for in-state students and $21,356 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 total cost of tuition isn't the final cost for attending college. Many students pay much less than the sticker price after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts kick in. Plus, student loans can make thecost of college more manageable until you're done with college.
Tuition for international students at Indiana University East is $21,356 per year.
Indiana University East meets 68.2% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student at Indiana University East is around $9,811 a year.
Students in the class of 2023 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $21,762 of debt.
Indiana University East is a public, state institution, which means it offers a reduced tuition rate of $7,492 for students who qualify as state residents and attend full-time.Non-Indiana residents can expect to pay 21,356 per year for tuition.
Public colleges and universities receive funding from the state government. Public insitutions often offer reduced tuition for those who qualify as Indiana residents.
Choosing an insitution where you are eligible for the reduced tuition offered to state residentscan save on the cost of tuition, as well as loans and interest owed. Take the time to confirm your state's criteria for in-state tuition. Each state has different requirements to qualify as in-state resident. Most states require students to have resided in the state for a certain period of time before qualifying. There may be additional requirements too, depending on where you live.
Indiana University East has the same tuition for international students as for those from out of state.
International students at Indiana University East usually pay around $21,356 per year, before any scholarships or financial aid.
International students usually do not qualify for for federal financial aid, but may be eligible for private or Indiana University East-specific grants, scholarships, and other funding opportunities.
In addition to tuition, room and board, books, transportation and fees are also costs it consider when budgeting for college. Let's take a look at what impacts these costs, and what to expect at Indiana University East.
Room and board at Indiana University East costs $10,244 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 Indiana University East's on-campus cafeterias and dining halls.
Board costs may vary depending on the number 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 materials required. To save money, many students choose to use books from the library or buy books from students who have already taken the course.
Most schools also have fees to offsets cost associated with maintaining facilties, like the library, gym and computer labs.
There may be optional fees associated with participating in special activities, like Greek Life, or playing on an intramural sports team. Most colleges have ways for students who may struggle to participate because of cost can get help covering these costs.
The total cost of transportation in college can really vary. Will you drive, fly, or take public transportation 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 Indiana University East, freshman are allowed to park on campus.
A school's location can also have a big effect on your transportation budget. Small, rural schools may be easier to get around, but the cost of getting to campus may be higher. On the other hand transportation in an urban area might be pricey, but cities may offer more trains, busses or low-cost flight options to actually get to school. The Indiana University East campus is in a town in Indiana, near Indianapolis.
When you're planning for college, be sure to consider 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 look at the breakdown of all expenses, to get a better idea of the actual cost of attending Indiana University East.
What will the cost of attending Indiana University East be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.
|2023 Total Tuition and Expenses|
|Room and Board||$10,244|
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.
In 2023, 1,054 of the 2,786 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. Indiana University East meets 68.2% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.
The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $9,811 a year. Around 65.8% of Indiana University East undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. Indiana University East graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $21,762 of student loan debt.
The average debt for each loan type varies.
|Average Debt By Loan Type|
|Most Common Loans for Indiana University East 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 Indiana University East 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, Indiana University East awarded 950 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $8.5 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $1.63 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 Indiana University East 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 Indiana University East was $9,811 in 2023. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Indiana University East seem more manageable.
|Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students|
|Net In-state, Off-campus||$1,161.64|
What will attending Indiana University East 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 Indiana University East'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.
Indiana University East does not have guaranteed tuition.
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 offset the cost of attending. Some colleges offer tuition waivers for faculty, staff, and their families , 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.
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.
Indiana University East's endowment was valued at $8.3 million in 2023, compared to a national average of $905 million. The school spends $7,265 for each full-time student enrolled.
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