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Can You Afford Claflin University?

Concerned about paying for college? Take a look at Claflin’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 $18,624 and $33,676

Feeling a little stressed about paying $33,676 to attend Claflin University 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 South Carolina students, 96.2% of freshmen receive some form of financial aid, with the average amount totaling $15,055. Students from low-income families receive an average of $15,052 in aid during their first year.

Cost (no aid)

Tuition and fees$17,046
+ Room and board$9,480
+ Other expenses$7,150
Total cost$33,676
Affordability Score (44 out of 100)
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Net Price (with average aid)

Total cost$33,676
- Grants and scholarships$15,055
Net price$18,621
Affordability Score (69 out of 100)
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Average Net Price for Low Income Undergraduates

Total cost$33,676
- Grants and scholarships$15,052
Net price$18,624
Affordability Score (60 out of 100)
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Learn more about tuition and fees, room, board and other expenses, and financial aid options at Claflin.

Projected Costs Between $72,473 and $197,498 For a Four Year Degree. Between $36,520 and $97,065 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 Claflin in 2020 - 2021 was $33,676. To calculate future costs, we looked at the prior five years of data and determined that this cost increased an average of 1.7% each year. If this trend continues, we expect the full cost for incoming freshmen to be $34,844 during their first year. By their senior year, that cost will be approximately $36,673 for a bachelor degree candidate ($35,444 for an associate degree candidate) for a total of $143,015 over the course of four years ($70,288 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 Claflin University

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*-0.8%1.7%
Freshman year$18,335$18,332$34,844
Senior year$18,192$18,189$35,444
Total 2-year net price$36,526$36,520$70,288
10-year loan interest @ 6.8%$13,915$13,913$26,777
Total monthly payment$420$420$809
Total amount paid$50,441$50,433$97,065
Projected 4-Year Net CostsLow Income w/ Aidw/ Average AidNo Aid
Annual growth rate*-0.8%1.7%
Freshman year$18,335$18,332$34,844
Senior year$17,909$17,906$36,673
Total 4-year net price$72,485$72,473$143,015
10-year loan interest @ 6.8%$27,614$27,610$54,483
Total monthly payment$834$834$1,646
Total amount paid$100,099$100,083$197,498

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

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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