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Is CSE a Good School for the Money?

College of Saint Elizabeth Value Report

Is a CSE degree worth it? Only you know for sure, but College Factual's value analysis can help answer that question. Keep reading for more.

Within New Jersey, CSE is Ranked Below Average in Quality and is Very Overpriced.

Below Average New Jersey Value
Below Average New Jersey Quality

College of Saint Elizabeth is ranked #26 out of #33 in New Jersey for quality and #24 out of #27 for New Jersey value.

This means it is below average in educational quality and yet priced much higher than it should be.

State Value Ranking  24 out of 27
Great Value
State Value Score  11.11 out of 100
Great Value

Do you qualify for in-state tuition? Check the CSE financial aid page to be sure.

Below Average Value Nationwide

Below Average National Value
Below Average National Quality

College of Saint Elizabeth is ranked #1,297 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Based on our analysis of other colleges at similar price points, we believe College of Saint Elizabeth 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.)

National Value Ranking  1297 out of 1472
Great Value
National Value Score  11.89 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
Lincoln University $92,866 B
Wright State University - Lake Campus $110,312 C
University of North Georgia $111,199 C
Graceland University - Lamoni $121,113 D
Mount Mary University $126,111 D-
College of Saint Elizabeth $140,251 F
Maine College of Art $143,566 F
University of Alaska Anchorage $186,516 F
Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology $201,841 F
San Francisco Art Institute $230,728 F

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

That Degree May Cost You $140,251 in Total

The CSE time to graduate is about 4.14 years and will cost an estimated $33,877 per year. This brings the total cost to 140,251.

Average Yearly Cost $33,877
Average Years to Graduate 4.14
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $140,251

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 CSE 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?

$112,177 In-State With Aid
$220,157 Avg Cost No Aid
4.14 Years to Graduate

Most students will not pay the full sticker price and few students fit perfectly into averages.

Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at CSE.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $220,157 #1,421 F
All Students $140,251 #1,297 F
Only Students Receiving Aid $112,177 #1,024 D
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $220,157 #23 F
All Students $140,251 #24 F
Only Students Receiving Aid $112,177 #18 D

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of New Jersey.

About 95% of CSE students receive financial aid. Get more details on what CSE financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. 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.


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