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VERY LOW COST OOS COA universities......less than $25k COA for everything!

mom2collegekidsmom2collegekids 83917 replies1003 discussionsForum Champion Financial Aid, Forum Champion Alabama Posts: 84,920 Forum Champion
I know that this isn't really a FA thread, but it would seem to fit here for those needing low cost options.

There are many who would benefit from this thread:
1) students whose stats wont get much/any merit
2) students who won't get much/any FA
3) transfer students who need low cost options.
4) int'l students

please copy/paste actual COAs and/or links to low cost (less than $25k COAs)

Let's keep this thread clean with no/minimal comments.

BE CAREFUL to notice whether the quoted rates are for semester, quarter, or yearly!!!


There are two UMaine public univs that have announced huge reductions in their OOS rates.
http://www.umfk.edu/valleyvision/release/default.cfm?release=14006


The University of Maine at Fort Kent and the University of Maine at Presque Isle
today unveiled a new tuition structure for out-of-state and international students that offers competitive pricing in those markets and also acts as a catalyst for economic development in Aroostook County.

For those students, that means their tuition would see a 40% reduction from $16,560 a year to $9,900 a year. Local economic development leaders are welcoming the rate change and what it means for the area.

OOS Tuition $9900 per year (and there are some lenient merit offers that could further reduce)
COA $20,592

(full-time) 24-36 credits $9,900
Fees 2 $975
Health Insurance 3 $997
Books & Supplies 4 $1,000
Subtotal: $12,872
Residence Hall Room 5 $4,150
Board (19-Meal Plan) 6 $3,570
COA......$20,592


i would think that with some careful book purchasing/renting and family-provided health insurance, that the COA could even be less.

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  • mom2collegekidsmom2collegekids 83917 replies1003 discussionsForum Champion Financial Aid, Forum Champion Alabama Posts: 84,920 Forum Champion
    edited May 2014
    Bemidji State Univ - Minn

    OOS Tuition and fees $8,124
    Room and board $7,256
    Books and supplies $862
    Estimated personal expenses $1,450
    Transportation expenses $1,150
    Estimated Total $18,842
    edited May 2014
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  • mom2collegekidsmom2collegekids 83917 replies1003 discussionsForum Champion Financial Aid, Forum Champion Alabama Posts: 84,920 Forum Champion
    edited May 2014
    New Mexico Highlands Univ

    OOS Tuition and fees $6,383
    Room and board $5,720
    Books and supplies $928
    Estimated personal expenses $2,044
    Transportation expenses $2,540 <= seems like a high estimate
    Estimated Total $17,615
    edited May 2014
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  • halfemptypocketshalfemptypockets 570 replies5 discussionsRegistered User Posts: 575 Member
    Excellent idea for a thread.

    Minot State University (in North Dakota)

    Annual tuition & fees $6,086
    Residence Halls $1,800
    Unlimited Meal Plan $3,400
    Books and Supplies $1,100
    Total Annual Costs $12,386
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  • billcshobillcsho 18314 replies91 discussionsRegistered User Posts: 18,405 Senior Member
    This would be an interesting thread. My in state flagship CoA is higher than that.
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  • halfemptypocketshalfemptypockets 570 replies5 discussionsRegistered User Posts: 575 Member
    Kentucky State University

    Annual Tuition $15,072
    Residence Hall $3340
    Meal Plan $3350
    Books $1300
    Fees $600
    Total Annual $23662
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  • Erin's DadErin's Dad 32863 replies3607 discussionsSuper Moderator Posts: 36,470 Super Moderator
    South Dakota State University

    Tuition (15 credit semester) $3,120
    General Activity Fee* $420
    University Support Fee** $1,350
    Books Estimate, $450
    Residence Hall Rent, $1,505
    Average Meal Plan, $1,420
    Total Semester Cost $8,265

    TOTAL YEARLY COST $16,530

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  • ucbalumnusucbalumnus 76129 replies663 discussionsRegistered User Posts: 76,792 Senior Member
    edited May 2014
    Note: range is given with the lower number including just tuition, mandatory fees, books, room, and board and the higher number including transportation, personal, and miscellaneous costs (which can vary significantly from student to student).

    South Dakota School of Mines and Technology: $21,730 to $25,730
    http://www.sdsmt.edu/Admissions/Financial-Aid-and-Scholarships/ECOA/ECOA---Undergraduate/

    Truman State: $22,914 to $26,714
    http://www.truman.edu/admission-cost/cost-aid/tuition-costs/

    University of Minnesota - Morris: $21,066 to $23,206
    http://www.morris.umn.edu/financialaid/costofattendance/

    University of Wyoming: $24,775 to $27,865
    http://www.uwyo.edu/admissions/scholarships/cost-of-attendance.html
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  • ucbalumnusucbalumnus 76129 replies663 discussionsRegistered User Posts: 76,792 Senior Member
    Brigham Young University is a private religiously affiliated school (LDS), but its cost of attendance for non-LDS students qualifies for this thread at $18,002 (tuition, fees, room, board, books) to $22,406 (plus transportation and personal):
    http://saas.byu.edu/ebrochure/BYU_Financial_Aid_and_Scholarships_Guide/Step_1__Count_the_Cost/Cost_of_Attendance.php
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  • ucbalumnusucbalumnus 76129 replies663 discussionsRegistered User Posts: 76,792 Senior Member
    USMA, USNA, USAFA, USCGA: cadets/midshipmen are paid

    USMMA: $1,032 to $9,768
    http://www.usmma.edu/admissions/financial-aid/cost-attendance
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  • katwkittenskatwkittens 2260 replies41 discussionsRegistered User Posts: 2,301 Senior Member
    edited May 2014
    http://www.uncfsu.edu/

    Fayetteville State University

    Military Times has named Fayetteville State University as the top school in North Carolina and among the best in the country for veterans. The organization comprising Army Times, Navy Times, Air Force Times and Marine Corps Times placed a new emphasis on academic rigor this year when conducting and scoring the fourth annual Best for Vets.

    http://www.uncfsu.edu/Documents/bursar/feeschedules/1415Copy of Detailed fee schedule 2014-2015 (3).pdf

    $24,464.00 Yearly Total Cost for OOS tuition, room, board and all fees.....including a book rental fee for books, athletic fee, health insurance fee.....
    ^^^Cost can be less if a lower meal plan and residence hall is chosen.

    Kat
    (I'm sure there are more. I'll keep looking and posting)
    There are 17 UNC campuses, all have varying tuition and rates.....
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  • WayOutWestMomWayOutWestMom 10000 replies199 discussionsRegistered User Posts: 10,199 Senior Member
    Eastern New Mexico State

    http://www.enmu.edu/future-students/tuition/

    Tuition $4419.00 (12-18 credits/semester)
    Fees $869.00
    Residence Hall (double occupancy) $1554.00
    Meal Plan $1672.00
    Student ID card fee (first semester only) $25.00
    Registration fee (first semester only) $94.00

    Total semester costs $8633.00

    Total annual cost $17,385

    Western New Mexico State (Silver City [main] campus)

    Tuition & fees (OOS, annual) $12,762.72
    [Tuition & fees--WUE eligible students, annual $6.403.00]
    Room (annual, single occupancy) $3610.00
    Meal Plan (highest level, annual) $4256.00

    Total annual costs $20,626.00
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  • katwkittenskatwkittens 2260 replies41 discussionsRegistered User Posts: 2,301 Senior Member
    http://www.appstate.edu/
    Appalachian State University

    http://studentaccounts.appstate.edu/tuition-and-fees

    $9875 per semester OOS tuition and fees
    meal plan $1000 to $1400 housing $2000

    Kat

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  • katwkittenskatwkittens 2260 replies41 discussionsRegistered User Posts: 2,301 Senior Member
    edited May 2014
    https://www.unca.edu/

    UNC Asheville- public LAC

    http://finance.unca.edu/tuition

    per semester:
    $10,631.50 OOS Tuition per semester
    $2329 housing per semester
    $1837 meal plan - they only offer 1 and is for 2014/2015, so maybe for the year

    Laurels Scholarship

    Laurels Scholarships are awarded to first-time entering freshmen who demonstrate high academic achievement. Though some scholarships carry donor-specific restrictions, many of these scholarships are unrestricted and are available to students who meet the academic or academic/need criteria. Most scholarships are renewable as long as the recipient maintains the specified minimum grade-point average (GPA) of 3.0, full-time, maintains satisfactory academic progress, and does not have a break in enrollment.

    For further information, please contact the Admissions Office at 828.251.6481 or 1.800.531.9842.

    Departmental Scholarship

    Through the generosity of past and present donors, UNC Asheville offers a variety of scholarships to entering freshman who demonstrate high academic achievements. These grants and scholarships include funds awarded by the Office of Financial Aid in accordance with individual aid program criteria. Students who want to be considered for these funds should submit their FAFSA to the federal processor by the priority date of March 1. Students who file a FAFSA will automatically be considered for most UNC Asheville grants and scholarships that are based on need and/or merit. These aid programs are non-renewable and are subject to applicant pool and fund availability. Students are awarded based upon a full-time status and our merit based scholarships require a minimum 3.0 GPA.

    Kat

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  • mom2collegekidsmom2collegekids 83917 replies1003 discussionsForum Champion Financial Aid, Forum Champion Alabama Posts: 84,920 Forum Champion
    i think this thread would also be useful for non-trads who may live in a state with super-high instate rates and who would be able to relocate.
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  • WayOutWestMomWayOutWestMom 10000 replies199 discussionsRegistered User Posts: 10,199 Senior Member
    edited May 2014
    Adams State College (Alamoso, CO)

    http://www.adams.edu/admissions/undergraduate/wue2013.pdf

    Tuition (OOS, annual) $15,504.00
    Fees (annual) $2,576.80
    Room ( board (double rm, standard meal plan) $7,900.00

    Total annual cost $25,980.80

    WUE eligible students

    Tuition (WUE discount applied) $9,612.00
    Fees $2,576.80
    Room & board (double rm, standard meal plan) $7,900.00

    Total annual cost $20,088.80

    (The .pdf has a handy table for the awarding of additional WUE scholarships of up to $1500/year)
    edited May 2014
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