Presentation on theme: "Financially Prepared. How To Pay For College What is the cost of tuition at BYU? One academic year: $4,710 ($2,355 semester) But, consider living."— Presentation transcript:
How To Pay For College What is the cost of tuition at BYU? One academic year: $4,710 ($2,355 semester) But, consider living expenses, books, personal needs, food, etc. BYU doesn’t have to cost you this much. After tuition, that’s $1,424 a month!
What can I do to be ready? Summer Employment—and Save! 16 weeks of work, $9.00/hr = $5,760 How else can I get money for school? Parents? Not always. Scholarships Off Campus On Campus Campus employment Loans (FAFSA) Short Term Loans
Financial Aid FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid LoansGrant FAFSA
Off Campus Scholarships Off Campus Scholarship Searching http://opsf.byu.edu > Scholarship Search http://opsf.byu.edu www.scholarships.com www.scholarships.com www.finaid.org/scholarships www.finaid.org/scholarships www.fastweb.org www.fastweb.org www.higheredutah.org www.higheredutah.org Just apply everywhere…you won’t regret it! Send off campus checks to A -41 ASB Provo, UT 84602 Or if you’re bringing it in person, drop it at D-155
On Campus Scholarships Continuing Students, remember to apply every year! Above is an example of continuing student academic scholarship cutoffs. Cut offs will differ from year to year.
Things to know Tuition Deadline Seven days before class starts Disbursement Hits your student account Refunds Deposited to your bank account or check Health Insurance $290 per single student each semester
Finding a Job BYU has over 13,000 student jobs $7.25 is minimum wage, Average is $8-$9/hr. jobs.byu.edu or WSC 2024 MTC Grounds Computers Clerical Teacher’s Assistant Library Food Services Custodial Research Retail Events