In 2022, tuition for full-time students at Juniata College was $53,256 a year.
In 2022, tuition increased 6.3%–from $50,100 the previous year. On average, colleges raise tuition about 3% each year.
Remember, the "sticker price" of tuition doesn't always give you all the info you need to know how much you will actually have to pay for college. Many students pay way less than the sticker price after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are applied. And, student loans can make theprice of collegefeel more doable until you're done with college.
Juniata College is a private, religious institution, which means it has the same tuition for students from Pennsylvania as it does for residents from other states.
Public colleges and universities receive funding from the state government. Public insitutions often offer a lower cost of attendance for those who qualify as Pennsylvania residents.
Choosing a college where you qualify for in-state status can cut the cost of college tuition. Don't forget to check your state's requirements for as an in-state resident. 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 too, depending on the state you and your parents currently reside in.
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Tuition at Juniata College is the same for all students.
International students are not eligible for federal financial aid, but may be eligible for private or school-specific grants, scholarships, and other funding opportunities.. International students who demonstrate financial need may qualify for the following types of financial support at Juniata College:
•On-campus jobs •Loans from outsideJuniata College •Juniata College-specific loans •Juniata 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 Juniata College.
Housing and campus dining at Juniata College costs $13,050 a year. This number includes the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, plus a meal plan that allows you to eat all or some of your meals the school dining facilities.
Meal-plan costs vary based on 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 actual cost of books depends on the courses you take and what kinds of books and materials they require. To save money, many students choose to use books from the library or buy books from students who have already taken the course.
The majority of colleges also have fees to help cover the cost of facilties, like the computer labs and libraries, athletic facilities, and more.
There may be additional fees associated with participating in special activities, like Greek Life, or playing on an intramural sports team. Many schools have ways so that those who may struggle to participate because of cost can get help covering these costs.
The total cost of getting around in college can really vary. 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 easy to get around on foot? Do you own a car, or are you planning to use busses, subways, or other modes of transportation? All of these factors can make a big difference in your transportation budget. 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 flip side, transportation in an urban area is usually pricey, but there may be more trains, busses or affordable flights to actually get to school. Juniata Collegeis in a small town setting in Pennsylvania.
When budgeting for college, be sure to factor in personal expenses, like entertainment, clothes, furnishings and toiletries.
Now, let’s go over all of the costs we've covered, to get a better estimate of the actual cost of attending Juniata College.
What will the cost of attending Juniata College be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.
|2022 Total Tuition and Expenses|
|Room and Board||$13,050|
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 Juniata College undergrads use financial aid to finance their education. In 2022, 744 of the 1,254 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. Juniata College meets 87.6% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.
The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $37,385 a year. Around 73% of Juniata College undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. Juniata College graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $34,216 of student loan debt.
The average debt for each loan type varies.
|Average Debt By Loan Type|
|Most Common Loans for Juniata 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 Juniata 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, Juniata College awarded 744 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $10 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $31.96 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 Juniata 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 Juniata College was $37,385 in 2022. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Juniata College seem more manageable.
|Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students|
What will attending Juniata 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 understand the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the Juniata 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.
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 faculty, staff, and their families , underrepresented students, or military students. Even if you qualify for a waiver, other expenses and fees are the responsibility of the student.
Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.
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