Presentation on theme: "FUNDING YOUR COLLEGE EDUCATION Cost of Attendance."— Presentation transcript:
FUNDING YOUR COLLEGE EDUCATION Cost of Attendance
Costs vary by school type Consider: –WHERE you go to school In-state tuition vs. Out-of-state tuition Public school tuition vs. private school tuition –WHERE you live On-campus vs. Off-campus vs. At home –Books New vs. used
Cost of College College costs vary by the type of school you attend –Public four-year colleges and universities –Private four-year colleges and universities –State community and technical colleges –Private career, technical, and vocational schools –On-line learning schools
Cost of College Tuition and fees HousingMeals Books and supplies Transportation costs Personal expenses Miscellaneous expenses
Cost of College Factors impacting costs: –Housing –Food –Personal living expenses –Transportation –Entertainment –Child & pet care –Unexpected expenses Construct a budget and stick to it!
QUESTIONS 1. Explain the difference between a private and public college. 2. How much will it cost for a car on campus? 3. What type of meal plan will be most affordable? 4. What happens when you get sick? 5. How much will your books cost?