Carthage College

Carthage Housing Costs

How Do Carthage's Housing Costs Compare to the U.S. Average?

Being familiar with the many expenses associated with attending college will allow you to make the right college decision. These extra costs of supplies, room, and board can add up quickly!

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Carthage Housing and Meal Plan Costs

Dining and housing costs at Carthage are combined. In 2020 the average student paid about $12,400 to cover cost of living.

The following table outlines average expected prices at Carthage College both for living on campus or off campus and additional charges.

Expense On Campus Off Campus
Room and Board $12,400 $12,400
Other Living Expenses $2,500 $2,500
Books and Supplies $1,200 $1,200
Total $16,100 $16,100

What is Room & Board Over Four Years? The Estimated Sum Comes to $67,316

On-campus housing and dining at Carthage have changed around 2.3% for each of the past five years, compared to a nationwide average change of 2.4%. If existing trends in housing and meal expenses go on, we predict incoming first year students in 2021 to be charged about $16,385 for their first year of college. Associate degree students would spend somewhere around $16,676 in their last year, while those pursuing a bachelor's degree are going to spend about $17,280 for their last year.

Total room and board costs over four years will be close to $67,316; for two years it would be about $33,061.


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More Details on Campus Living Arrangements

Are you wondering whether you may be required to live on campus? If you are a first-time full-time student, some schools may require it. See the table below to find out whether Carthage does or not, as well as the on-campus housing capacity.

Question Answer
Are Freshmen Required to Live on Campus? No
On-Campus Housing Capacity 1,822

Campus Expenses Here are Similar to Other Schools

Students who live on campus at Carthage College will pay a total of $16,100 for room and board. This amount is not far from the national average of $14,951.



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