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Understanding College Cost


Understanding General College Cost

It is essential that students and families understand the cost to attend college. When reviewing your financial aid package, you must DO THE MATH to ensure you have enough money to cover the direct educational cost, which is inclusive of tuition, fees, room, and board. The indirect cost, which includes, books & supplies, transportation, and miscellaneous are items that can be covered if a student exceeds the financial aid needed to cover the direct cost. In most cases, if a student has more aid than needed, they will receive a refund check. (NOTE: Students will not receive a refund for non-refundable scholarships.)

Estimated Cost of Attendance/Budget for 2017-2018

In-State

Out-of-State

Fall 2017

Spring 2018

Fall 2017

Spring 2018

Estimated Tuition and Fees

Based on Full-Time status, assuming 12-18 credit hours per semester

$3,123

$3,123

$4,048

$4,048

Estimated Board Charges

Unlimited meals to the Cafeteria along with $25 WOW Café bucks

$2,297

$2,297

$2,297

$2,297

Estimated Room Charges

Housing is based on Standard Double Occupancy

$2,670

$2,670

$2,670

$2,670

Total Basic Direct Costs

Direct Costs are paid to Central State University Directly

$8,090

$8,090

$9,015

$9,015

Annual Direct Costs

Costs to attend Both Fall and Spring Semesters

$16,180

$18,030

Optional Direct Costs (See Below)

*Single Rooms - Students can select to have a single room at an additional charge

$223-$666

$223-$666

$223-$666

$223-$666

Optional Direct Costs (See Below)

**Meal Plans - Students can select different meal plans at an additional charge

$67-$134

$67-$134

$67-$134

$67-$134

Student Health Insurance - Please see website for further information. ***

$1,630

$1,630

Estimated Annual Indirect Expenses

Estimated Cost of Books per year

$1,200

$1,200

Estimated Annual Indirect Expenses

Estimated Miscellaneous Expenses per Year

$1,500

$1,500

Estimated Annual Indirect Expenses

Estimated Transportation Expenses from home to campus and from campus to home

$450

$900

Estimated Annual Indirect Expenses

Estimated Loan Fees

$100

$100

Estimated Cost of Attendance / Budget for 2017-2018

$19,430

$21,730

*Cost of Attendance / Budget - is the maximum level of financial aid that we are permitted to award a student for an academic period