How Does ABU's Living Costs Compare to the U.S. Average?
There are other expenses related to going to college other than tuition fees. Learn just how much you will end up spending to go to ABU.
How This Affects Your College Costs
Make the best financial choice for you by understanding the true cost of college. Begin by understanding just how much you will pay every year for housing, food, and more.
Room and Board Costs & Expenses
The housing and dining options at ABU are combined. The standard student spent $5,800 in 2016 - 2017 to live on campus.
The next table outlines average expected expenses at Arlington Baptist University both for living on campus or off campus and other charges.
|Expense||On Campus||Off Campus|
|Room and Board||$5,800||$6,650|
|Other Living Expenses||$2,900||$3,645|
|Books and Supplies||$950||$950|
Will You Spend 4 Years On Campus? Projected Cost is $36,191
Housing and meal plans at ABU have changed an average of 7.5% per year these past five years. If today's trends in housing and meal expenses carry on, we predict this year's incoming first years to be charged $9,300 in their first year of school. Two-year students might pay close to $9,130 in their last year, while bachelor degree students will likely shell out $8,963 for their last year.
Students obtaining their bachelor's degree will wind up spending a total of $36,191 in living costs by the time they complete their degree, while students obtaining their associates degree will pay a total of $18,430.
Details on Living On Campus
|Are Freshmen Required to Live On Campus?||No|
|On-Campus Housing Capacity||136|
|Max Number of Meal-Plan Meals Per Week||10|
Campus Costs are Very Low
Students living on campus at Arlington Baptist University spend $9,650 on living expenses, an amount that's well below the U.S average of $14,288.