In 2022, tuition for full-time students at University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown was $13,660 a year for in-state students and $25,534 a year for out-of-state students.
On average, colleges raise tuition about 3% each year.
If this information makes going to college sound impossible, remember, the total cost of tuition isn't the final cost for attending college. Many students pay way less than the sticker price after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are applied. And, student loans can make thecost of college more manageable until you've finishing school and found a job.
International students can expect to pay 25,534 per year for tuition at University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown.
University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown is a public, state institution, so it offers a reduced tuition rate of $13,660 for students who qualify as state residents and attend full-time. For students who are not considered Pennsylvania-residents, out-of-state tuition is $25,534 a year.
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.
Choosing a school where you qualify for the reduced tuition offered to state residentscan drastically reduce the overall cost of college. Be sure to verify your state's criteria for in-state residency. Every state has its own rules about what makes someone eligible for in-state tuition. 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 other criteria as well, depending on the state you and your parents currently live in.
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University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown has the same tuition for international students as for those from out of state.
International students at University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown can expect to pay around $25,534 per year, before any scholarships, grants or other financial aid.
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 without financial need may be eligible for merit-based institutional scholarships.
In addition to the cost of tuition, 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 University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown.
Housing and campus dining at University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown is $11,480 a year. This number covers the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, and a meal plan that allows you to eat all or some of your meals the school dining halls.
Board costs vary based on on how many meals are included in the plan you choose.
First-year students are sometimes surprised by how much books and supplies cost–and not in a good way. The actual 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 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 participating in sports or other extracurriculars. Most colleges offer ways so that those who may struggle to participate because of cost can find ways to lower or eliminate these fees.
The 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 walkable? Do you own a car, or are you planning to use public transportation? All of these questions can drastically impact your transportation budget. At University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, freshman are allowed to park on campus.
A school's location 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 other hand transportation in an urban area is often pricey, but cities may offer more trains, busses or low-cost flight options to actually get to school. University of Pittsburgh at Johnstownis located in a suburban setting in Pennsylvania, not far from Pittsburgh.
When estimating your budget for college, don’t forget to take into account personal expenses, like entertainment, clothes, furnishings and toiletries.
Now, let’s do a rundown of all of the costs associated with college, to get a better idea of the actual cost of attending University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown.
What will the cost of attending University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.
|2022 Total Tuition and Expenses|
|Room and Board||$11,480|
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.
The majority of University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown undergrads use financial aid to finance their education. In 2022, 1,634 of the 2,356 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown meets 64.5% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.
The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $14,036 a year. Around 71.4% of University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $40,402 of student loan debt.
The average debt for each loan type varies.
|Average Debt By Loan Type|
|University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown-Specific Loans||$1,674|
|Most Common Loans for University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown 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 University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown 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, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown awarded 1,412 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $13.7 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $1.83 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 University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown 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 University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown was $14,036 in 2022. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown seem more manageable.
|Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students|
|Net In-state, Off-campus||$1,368|
What will attending University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown 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 University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown'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 offset the cost of attending. Some schools offer tuition waivers for employees and their family members, underrepresented students, or military students. Even with a tuition 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.
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