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Can You Afford Blackburn College?

Concerned about paying for college? Take a look at Blackburn’s financial aid options, including grants, scholarships, and student loans, then calculate the net price based on your income level to determine if you can afford to attend this school.

2020 - 2021 Costs Between $18,091 and $35,200

Feeling a little stressed about paying $35,200 to attend Blackburn College each year? This number can be deceiving, and for many, the net price you pay will be less.

While there is no tuition reduction for Illinois students, 100.0% of freshmen receive some form of financial aid, with the average amount totaling $14,804. Students from low-income families receive an average of $17,109 in aid during their first year.

Cost (no aid)

Tuition and fees$24,950
+ Room and board$8,600
+ Other expenses$1,650
Total cost$35,200
Affordability Score (40 out of 100)
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Net Price (with average aid)

Total cost$35,200
- Grants and scholarships$14,804
Net price$20,396
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Average Net Price for Low Income Undergraduates

Total cost$35,200
- Grants and scholarships$17,109
Net price$18,091
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Learn more about tuition and fees, room, board and other expenses, and financial aid options at Blackburn.

Projected Costs Between $75,042 and $222,351 For a Four Year Degree. Between $38,421 and $106,946 For a Two Year Degree.

Looking at the total projected cost of a college education over the course of two / four (or more) years can feel a little overwhelming. However, doing so will help better prepare you for the financial commitment you are making.

The overall cost for on-campus students to attend Blackburn in 2020 - 2021 was $35,200. To calculate future costs, we looked at the prior five years of data and determined that this cost increased an average of 3.9% each year. If this trend continues, we expect the full cost for incoming freshmen to be $37,985 during their first year. By their senior year, that cost will be approximately $42,580 for a bachelor degree candidate ($39,458 for an associate degree candidate) for a total of $161,012 over the course of four years ($77,443 over the course of two years). These numbers do not take into consideration financial aid, which reduces this overall cost by varying amounts per student.

Remember, the full costs quoted above are not what most students will pay, and the net price varies quite a bit based on individual circumstances.

Average Net Price at Blackburn College

Cost With Interest

The tables below outlines how the overall degree net cost can vary depending on your situation. This table also highlights the impact student loans can have on the overall cost of college.

Projected 2-Year Net CostsLow Income w/ Aidw/ Average AidNo Aid
Annual growth rate*-2.4%3.9%
Freshman year$21,514$19,441$37,985
Senior year$23,461$18,980$39,458
Total 2-year net price$44,974$38,421$77,443
10-year loan interest @ 6.8%$17,134$14,637$29,503
Total monthly payment$518$442$891
Total amount paid$62,108$53,057$106,946
Projected 4-Year Net CostsLow Income w/ Aidw/ Average AidNo Aid
Annual growth rate*-2.4%3.9%
Freshman year$21,514$19,441$37,985
Senior year$27,899$18,091$42,580
Total 4-year net price$98,457$75,042$161,012
10-year loan interest @ 6.8%$37,509$28,588$61,340
Total monthly payment$1,133$864$1,853
Total amount paid$135,966$103,630$222,351

Visit net price and financial aid to learn more about the total cost of attending Blackburn College.

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