In 2021, tuition for full-time students at Mid-Atlantic Christian University was $15,520 a year.
Tuition was the same price in 2022 as it was the year before. On average, college tuition rises about 3% year.
Remember, the total cost of tuition isn't necessarily what you will have to pay to attend a school. Many students find the actual cost of college is much less than the sticker price after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are awarded. Plus, student loans can make the amount you do have to pay out of pocket more manageable until you're done with college.
Mid-Atlantic Christian University is a private, religious institution, so it has the same tuition for students from North Carolina as it does for students who live in other states.
Public colleges and universities receive funding from the state government. Public, state schools can offer lower tuition for students who meet the requirements for in-state residency.
Attending a college where you are eligible for in-state tuition can drastically reduce the overall cost of college. Take the time to confirm your state's eligibility criteria for as an in-state resident. 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 other criteria too, depending on the state you and your parents currently live in.
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Tuition at Mid Atlantic Christian University is the same for all students.
Students from outside of the U.S. usually do not qualify for for loans or grants from the U.S. government, but may be eligible for private or Mid Atlantic Christian University-specific aid and scholarships. International students who demonstrate financial need may qualify for the following types of financial support at Mid Atlantic Christian University:
•Loans from outsideMid Atlantic Christian University •Athletic Awards •Mid Atlantic Christian University-specific scholarships
International students without financial need may be eligible for merit-based institutional scholarships and athletic awards.
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 Mid Atlantic Christian University.
Room and board at Mid Atlantic Christian University is $9,200 a year. This number covers the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, and a dining plan that enables you to eat in the Mid Atlantic Christian University's on-campus cafeterias and dining facilities. Students who live off campus but would like to be able to eat in the campus dining can opt-in for a meal plan. The cost of board-only is $4,667.
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 real cost of books and supplies 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 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 joining a fraternity or sorority, or participating in sports or other extracurriculars. Many schools offer resources for students who may struggle to participate because of cost can get help covering these costs.
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 are you planning to use public transportation? All of these questions can make a big difference in your transportation budget. Keeping in mind, first-year students are allowed to park a car 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 flip side, getting around in an urban area might be pricey, but there may be more buses, trains or low-cost flight options to actually get to school. The Mid-Atlantic Christian University campus is in a small town setting in North Carolina, not far from Norfolk.
When estimating your budget for college, don’t forget to factor in the cost of things like entertainment, clothes, furnishings and toiletries.
Now, let’s go over all of the costs we've covered, to get a better idea of the actual cost of attending Mid Atlantic Christian University.
What will the cost of attending Mid Atlantic Christian University be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.
|2022 Total Tuition and Expenses|
|Room and Board||$9,200|
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.
Mid Atlantic Christian University’s tuition and fees change based on: •Academic program for both full and part-time students
The majority of Mid-Atlantic Christian University undergrads use financial aid to help pay for school. In 2022, 184 of the 165 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. Mid Atlantic Christian University meets 69% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.
The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $7,238 a year. Around 92% of Mid Atlantic Christian University undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. Mid Atlantic Christian University graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $28,464 of student loan debt.
The average debt for each loan type varies.
|Average Debt By Loan Type|
|Most Common Loans for Mid Atlantic Christian University 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 Mid Atlantic Christian University 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, Mid Atlantic Christian University awarded 175 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $900000 thousand to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $590000 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 Mid Atlantic Christian University 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 Mid Atlantic Christian University was $7,238 in 2022. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Mid Atlantic Christian University seem more manageable.
|Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students|
What will attending Mid Atlantic Christian University 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 Mid Atlantic Christian University'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.
Mid Atlantic Christian University offers an Installment Payment Plan, which allows students to pay tuition in a series of smaller chunks instead of one lump sum.
Schools sometimes offer tuition waivers to certain groups, to make attending more affordable. Some schools offer tuition waivers for employees and their family members, underrepresented students, or military students. Even if you qualify for a waiver, other expenses and fees are the responsibility of the student.
Mid Atlantic Christian University 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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