Can You Afford Chadron State College?

Concerned about paying for college? Take a look at Chadron State College’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.

Attendance Costs in 2020 - 2021 Varied Between $14,079 & $22,622

Worried about paying the full cost of $22,622 to attend Chadron State College? That number can be deceiving, as the net amount most students will pay varies significantly.

For students living in Nebraska, the college offers a discount of 0.4% off tuition and fees. Also, 88.3% of freshmen receive some form of financial aid, with the average amount totaling $6,521. Students from low-income families receive an average of $8,515 in aid during their first year.

Cost for Residents of Nebraska (no aid)

Tuition and fees$7,160
+ Room and board$8,126
+ Other expenses$7,308
Total cost$22,594
Affordability Score (64 out of 100)
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Net Price for Residents of Nebraska (with average aid)

Total cost$22,594
- Grants and scholarships$6,521
Net price$16,073
Affordability Score (62 out of 100)
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Average Net Price for Low Income Residents of Nebraska

Total cost$22,594
- Grants and scholarships$8,515
Net price$14,079
Affordability Score (60 out of 100)
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Cost for Non-Residents (no aid)

Tuition and fees$7,188
+ Room and board$8,126
+ Other expenses$7,308
Total cost$22,622
Affordability Score (76 out of 100)
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Net Price for Non-Residents (with average aid)

Total cost$22,622
- Grants and scholarships$6,521
Net price$16,101
Affordability Score (77 out of 100)
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Average Net Price for Low Income Non-Resident Undergraduates

Total cost$22,622
- Grants and scholarships$8,515
Net price$14,107
Affordability Score (79 out of 100)
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Learn more about tuition and fees, room, board and other expenses, and financial aid options at Chadron State College.

Projected Costs Between $64,819 and $140,861 For a Four Year Degree. Between $31,117 and $68,036 For a Two Year Degree.

It can be a bit scary to look at the total projected cost of a college education over the course of a multi-year degree, however, doing so will help you better understand the financial commitment you are making.

The overall cost for on-campus, in-state students to attend Chadron State College in 2020 - 2021 was $22,594. To calculate future costs, we looked at the prior five years of data and determined that this cost increased an average of 3.5% each year.

If this trend continues, we expect the full cost for incoming freshmen to be $24,185 during their first year. By their senior year, that cost will be approximately $26,783, for a bachelor degree candidate ($25,021 for an associate degree candidate) for a total of $101,876 over the course of four years ($49,206 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.

The cost for out-of-state students is more, with an overall expected four-year cost of $102,002 based on a yearly growth rate of 3.5%. The expected two-year cost is $49,267.

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 Chadron State College

Cost With Interest for Residents of Nebraska

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*3.7%3.5%
Freshman year$15,248$17,281$24,185
Senior year$15,869$17,919$25,021
Total 2-year net price$31,117$35,200$49,206
10-year loan interest @ 6.8%$11,855$13,410$18,746
Total monthly payment$358$405$566
Total amount paid$42,972$48,610$67,952
Projected 4-Year Net CostsLow Income w/ Aidw/ Average AidNo Aid
Annual growth rate*3.7%3.5%
Freshman year$15,248$17,281$24,185
Senior year$17,187$19,266$26,783
Total 4-year net price$64,819$73,045$101,876
10-year loan interest @ 6.8%$24,694$27,828$38,811
Total monthly payment$746$841$1,172
Total amount paid$89,513$100,873$140,687

Cost With Interest for Out-Of-State Residents

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*3.7%3.5%
Freshman year$15,270$17,304$24,215
Senior year$15,887$17,940$25,052
Total 2-year net price$31,157$35,244$49,267
10-year loan interest @ 6.8%$11,870$13,427$18,769
Total monthly payment$359$406$567
Total amount paid$43,026$48,671$68,036
Projected 4-Year Net CostsLow Income w/ Aidw/ Average AidNo Aid
Annual growth rate*3.7%3.5%
Freshman year$15,270$17,304$24,215
Senior year$17,196$19,281$26,816
Total 4-year net price$64,882$73,123$102,002
10-year loan interest @ 6.8%$24,717$27,857$38,859
Total monthly payment$747$841$1,174
Total amount paid$89,599$100,980$140,861

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

Further Questions to Consider

  • Do you know your deadlines?

    Meeting application deadlines for both the college and the FAFSA is crucial to getting financial aid.

  • When can you expect to begin receiving bills from the college?
  • Is there an option to make payments in monthly installments?

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