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Northwood University, Michigan Campus

Midland, MI 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate77%
Acceptance Rate77%

Northwood University Michigan Campus Tuition Information

In 2022, tuition for full-time students at Northwood University Michigan Campus was $29,000 a year.

In 2023, tuition increased 3.5%–from $28,020 the previous year. Usually, colleges raise tuition about 3% each year.

If this makes attending the college of your dreams seem daunting, remember, the advertized cost of tuition doesn't always mean much if you plan to use financial aid to help pay for college. Many students owe much less than the total tuition after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are applied. Plus, student loans can make the amount you do have to pay for college feel more doable until after graduation.

Northwood University, Michigan Campus meets 62.8% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student at Northwood University, Michigan Campus is around $26,155 a year.

The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2023 was around $34,544 per student, not including those with no debt.

Does Northwood University, Michigan Campus Offer In-State and Out-of-State Tuition?

Northwood University, Michigan Campus is a private, nonprofit institution, so it has the same tuition for students from Michigan as it does for residents from 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 school where you are eligible for the reduced tuition offered to state residentscan save significant money on the overall cost of college. Be sure to verify your state's eligibility criteria for as an in-state resident. Each state has different requirements to qualify as in-state resident. 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 additional requirements as well, depending on the state you and your parents currently live in.

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Is Northwood University, Michigan Campus's Tuition Different for International Students?

Northwood University, Michigan Campus has the same tuition for international students as for those from out of state.

Students from outside of the U.S. usually do not qualify for for federal financial aid, but should research private or school-specific grants, scholarships, and other funding opportunities. International students with need may qualify for the following types of financial support at Northwood University, Michigan Campus:

•Loans from outsideNorthwood University, Michigan Campus •Athletic Awards •Northwood University, Michigan Campus-specific scholarships

International students without financial need may be eligible for merit-based institutional scholarships and athletic awards.


Northwood University, Michigan Campus Housing Expenses, Fees, and More


Tuition is not the only cost of attending college; 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 Northwood University, Michigan Campus.

Room and Board Costs at Northwood University, Michigan Campus

Room and board at Northwood University, Michigan Campus is $11,440 a year. This includes the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, plus a dining plan that enables you to eat in the Northwood University, Michigan Campus's on-campus cafeterias and dining facilities.

Board costs vary based on on the number of meals you intend to eat on-campus

Cost of Books at Northwood University, Michigan Campus

The cost of books often surprises first-year college students. The actual cost of books and supplies 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.

Yearly Fees

The majority of colleges also have fees to offsets cost associated with maintaining facilties, like the library, gym and computer labs.

Keep in mind, there could also be other costs associated with participating in special activities, like Greek Life, or participating in sports or other extracurriculars. Many schools have resources so that those with financial need to get help covering these costs.

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: Transportation costs at Northwood University, Michigan Campus

The cost of transportation in college depends on a few key factors. 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 will you need to use public transportation? All of these questions can make a big difference in your transportation budget. At Northwood University, Michigan Campus, freshman are allowed to park on campus.

The location of a college or university 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, transportation in an urban area is often expensive, but cities may offer more buses, trains or low-cost flight options to actually get to school. The Northwood University, Michigan Campus campus is in a town in Michigan.

Other Costs

When estimating your budget for college, be sure to leave some room in your budget for the cost of things like going out to eat or see shows, furnishing your living space, and things like haircuts, clothes and, yes, even toilet paper and shampoo.


The Full Cost of Attending Northwood University, Michigan Campus


Now, let’s look at the breakdown of all expenses, to get a better idea of the actual cost of attending Northwood University, Michigan Campus.

Total Cost of Northwood University, Michigan Campus

What will the cost of attending Northwood University, Michigan Campus be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.

2023 Total Tuition and Expenses
Tuition $29,000
Room and Board $11,440
Other expenses $2,882

The total estimated cost will vary depending on whether you are going to live on-campus or off-campus.

Total Estimated Costs
On-Campus $46,082
Off-Campus $36,008

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.

Northwood University, Michigan Campus’s tuition and fees change based on: •Campus location for full-time and part-time students •Course load for both full and part-time students


Financial Aid at Northwood University, Michigan Campus


The majority of Northwood University, Michigan Campus undergrads use financial aid to help pay for school. In 2023, 605 of the 1,082 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. Northwood University, Michigan Campus meets 62.8% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.

The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $26,155 a year. Around 68% of Northwood University, Michigan Campus undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. Northwood University, Michigan Campus graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $34,544 of student loan debt.

The average debt for each loan type varies.

Average Debt By Loan Type
Federal Loans $23,962
Private Loans $44,403
Most Common Loans for Northwood University, Michigan Campus Students
Federal Loans 68%
Private loans 16%

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 Northwood University, Michigan Campus financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.

Scholarships at Northwood University, Michigan Campus

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, Northwood University, Michigan Campus awarded 504 need-based scholarships to students.

Net Cost of Northwood University, Michigan Campus

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 Northwood University, Michigan Campus 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 Northwood University, Michigan Campus was $26,155 in 2023. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Northwood University, Michigan Campus seem more manageable.

Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students
On-Campus $19,927
Off-Campus $9,853

What will attending Northwood University, Michigan Campus 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 Northwood University, Michigan Campus's net cost calculator on their website.

Northwood University, Michigan Campus Tuition Payment Plans

Some students choose to use payment plans to make the cost of tuition fit more comfortably in their budget.

Northwood University, Michigan Campus does not have guaranteed tuition.

Northwood University, Michigan Campus offers an Installment Payment Plan, which allows students to pay tuition in a series of smaller chunks instead of one lump sum.

Does Northwood University, Michigan Campus Offer Tuition Waivers?

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.

Northwood University Michigan Campus 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.

Northwood University, Michigan Campus's Endowment

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.

Northwood University, Michigan Campus's endowment was valued at $97.9 million in 2023, compared to a national average of $905 million. The school spends $7,000 for each full-time student enrolled.


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Northwood University Michigan Campus Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$43,200

In State

$43,200

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$29,000
$29,000
Fees
$1,520
$1,520
Housing
$11,440
$11,440
Books
$1,240
$1,240

Northwood University Michigan Campus Financial Aid

Students Who Receive Need-Based Aid

51%

Average Financial Aid Package

$25,264

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,344

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

77%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$30,520

Out-of-State

$30,520

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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