Freshman, Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors: What is the Price Tag for a College Education?
What's the Price Tag for a College Education?
There's more to the cost of college than tuition.
- Tuition and fees. Colleges charge tuition for instruction and fees for services like gym access, academic advising, and campus elections.
- Room and board. The total college price includes estimates for on- and off-campus housing and meals.
- Books and supplies. Colleges add in the average costs for textbooks and other learning materials, including computers.
- Personal and transportation expenses. Miscellaneous costs for things like local transportation, clothing, and entertainment are included in the total cost as well.
Don't panic! Prices vary.