Is Cardinal Stritch a Good School for the Money?
Cardinal Stritch University Value Report
College Factual set out to determine if Cardinal Stritch is asking a fair price for the quality of education they provide. Keep reading for the detailed value report.
Within Wisconsin, Cardinal Stritch is Ranked Below Average in Quality and is Very Overpriced.
Cardinal Stritch University is ranked #29 out of #39 in Wisconsin for quality and #32 out of #34 for Wisconsin value.
This means it is below average in educational quality and yet priced much higher than it should be.
Live in-state? You may qualify for a reduced price. Check the Cardinal Stritch financial aid page to be sure.
Below Average Value Nationwide
Cardinal Stritch University is ranked #1,406 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.
Based on our analysis of other colleges at similar price points, we believe Cardinal Stritch University is overpriced for the quality education it provides. (This takes into account average financial aid and may not apply to you if you have further scholarships, grant or aid provided to you.)
Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores
|School||Total Price||Value Grade|
|Blue Mountain College||$71,775||A-|
|Southwest Minnesota State University||$86,900||B+|
|West Virginia Wesleyan College||$97,808||B|
|Fort Hays State University||$111,184||C|
|Franklin Pierce University||$139,380||F|
|Cardinal Stritch University||$160,460||F|
|St. Thomas University||$184,913||F|
*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.
We're Looking at a Total Cost of $160,460 for a Cardinal Stritch Degree
The Cardinal Stritch time to graduate is about 4.55 years and will cost an estimated $35,266 per year. This brings the total cost to 160,460.
|Average Yearly Cost||$35,266|
|Average Years to Graduate||4.55|
|Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree||$160,460|
Many Factors Affect Net Price
There are many ways you can lower the cost of a college education. Consider taking advantage of in-state tuition, or shortening the length of your degree by taking summer classes. Learn more about Cardinal Stritch cost for other factors that may affect net price such as the financial aid you qualify for that is largely based on your family's income.
Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?
The overall price of a college can vary depending on your individual circumstances.
Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at Cardinal Stritch.
|Nationwide Value by Aid Group||Avg Degree Cost||Value Rank||Value Grade|
|Students with no Aid||$211,302||#1,386||F|
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$136,536||#1,346||F|
|In-State Value by Aid Group||Avg Degree Cost||Value Rank||Value Grade|
|Students with no Aid||$211,302||#32||F|
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$136,536||#31||F|
Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Wisconsin.
About 100% of Cardinal Stritch students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Cardinal Stritch financial aid you may qualify for.
How to Calculate Value
College Factual calculates value by calculating average Cardinal Stritch cost multiplied by time to graduate, and then compares that number to other schools of a similar quality ranking. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.
Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.
College Factual's Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.