In 2022, tuition for full-time students at Wesleyan College was $26,450 a year.
In 2022, tuition increased 5%–from $25,190 the prior year. On average, college tuition rises about 3% year.
If these numbers sound impossible, remember, the total cost of tuition isn't necessarily what you will have to pay to attend a school. Many students owe far less than the sticker price after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts kick in. Plus, student loans can make the amount you do have to pay for college feel more doable until you're done with college.
Wesleyan College is a private, religious institution, which means it has the same tuition for residents of Georgia 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.
Choosing a college where you qualify for in-state residency can cut the cost of college tuition. Be sure to confirm your state's rules for in-state tuition. 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 additional requirements too, depending on where you live.
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Wesleyan College has the same tuition for international students as for those from out of state.
Students from outside of the U.S. 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 be eligible for the following types of financial support at Wesleyan College:
•On-campus jobs •Wesleyan College-specific loans •Wesleyan 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 Wesleyan College.
Room and board at Wesleyan College costs $10,996 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 in the Wesleyan College's on-campus cafeterias and dining facilities.
Board costs may vary depending on the numnber 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 used textbooks and materials.
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 other costs associated with participating in certain activities, like joining a fraternity or sorority, or participating in sports or other extracurriculars. Many schools have resources for students who may struggle to participate because of cost can find ways to lower or eliminate these fees.
The cost of getting around in college can really vary. 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 Wesleyan College, freshman are allowed to park on campus.
A school's location can impact the amount you'll have to spend just to get around. 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 can be pricey, but there may be more trains, busses and affordable flights to actually get to school. Wesleyan Collegeis located in a suburban setting in Georgia, near Atlanta.
When creating a budget for college, don’t forget to consider 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.
Now, let’s go over all of the costs we've covered, to get a better idea of the actual cost of attending Wesleyan College.
What will the cost of attending Wesleyan College be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.
|2022 Total Tuition and Expenses|
|Room and Board||$10,996|
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.
Wesleyan College’s tuition and fees change based on: •Academic program for both full and part-time students •Course load for both full and part-time students
The majority of Wesleyan College undergrads use financial aid to to cover the cost of tuition. In 2022, 373 of the 695 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. Wesleyan College meets 77.49% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.
The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $27,019 a year. Around 56% of Wesleyan College undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. Wesleyan College graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $26,996 of student loan debt.
The average debt for each loan type varies.
|Average Debt By Loan Type|
|Wesleyan College-Specific Loans||$11,597|
|Most Common Loans for Wesleyan 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 Wesleyan 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, Wesleyan College awarded 368 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $8.1 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $1.48 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 Wesleyan 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 Wesleyan College was $27,019 in 2022. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Wesleyan College seem more manageable.
|Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students|
What will attending Wesleyan 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 get a better idea of the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the Wesleyan 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 make attending more affordable. 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.
Wesleyan College 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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