## How much does it cost to go to Delta State University?

On this page you'll get a better understanding of what college costs you'll actually have to pay out of pocket, which can vary widely based on where you live and your income level.

## Why is Net Price Important?

Few students will pay the full advertised sticker price of Delta State University.
The **Net Price** is an estimate of how much the average student actually pays to attend college for one year.

To calculate this number we take the total cost of attendance of Delta State University including tuition, fees, room, board and other expenses. Then we subtract out the average amount of aid awarded per student.

## What is the Average Net Price for All Delta State University Undergrads?

The average student will pay a total net price of **$16,497**.

**$16,497** is the average net price across all students. Your price may differ
depending on your family income level.

The average net price of $16,497
is based on estimates from 2019.
This number represents the overall average net price of *all*
undergraduate students, including those that did *not* receive any financial aid.

## Breakdown of College Costs for Freshmen

Grant and scholarship aid was given to **88%** of freshman students.

The average amount awarded was **$7,143**.

When subtracted from the total cost to attend Delta State University and live on campus, the
average annual net price for freshmen receiving aid was **$13,736**.

The following table explores the likelihood that you too will receive some common price-reducing aid, based on percentages.

Net Price by Aid Group | On Campus | Off Campus | At Home |
---|---|---|---|

283 Total Freshmen | |||

34
(12%)
did receive any grants or scholarships.
not | $20,879 | $19,779 | $13,871 |

249 (88%) split a total of $1,778,607 for an average of $7,143 each | $13,736 | $12,636 | $6,728 |

The above refers to grants and scholarships from the college and/or the state, federal or local governments. Other sources of grant aid such as private scholarships are not included.

## College Cost Estimator

Use the College Cost Estimator to get an idea of how much money you may have to spend out of pocket to attend Delta State University, and how many loans you may have to take on.

Select the factors that are true for you.

##### I Currently Live:

##### I Plan to Live:

##### Grants and Scholarships:

##### Loans:

Estimated Cost for You This is what the college will likely charge you in this scenario. | $20,879 |

Aid (Grants and Scholarships) Money given to you to offset the cost of college. | $7,143 |

Estimated Net Price This is what you can expect to pay (or pay back). | $13,736 |

Loans Money you borrow to cover the cost of college. You will have to repay this eventually. | $5,930 |

Out of Pocket Money you need to come up with each year to attend college. | $7,806 |

### How much will you be relying on loans to finance your education?

Research the average amount of loan debt students take on from this school.

## Net Price Based on Family Income Level

Family income can have a large impact on the amount of aid you receive, and thus, your net price.

The table below shows the average net price freshmen paid based on income level. Note that if the school offers in-state tuition, the lower in-state tuition has been used in the calculation.

Net Price by Family Income Level | Net Price |
---|---|

0-30k | $11,053 |

30k-48k | $13,138 |

48k-75k | $13,244 |

75k-110k | $16,031 |

110k + | $16,187 |

The above table only includes the calculated net price for students that received some form of Title IV aid.

### What is Title IV?

Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 establishes general rules that apply to the student financial assistance programs covering grants and loans.

## Are College Costs Rising?

Over a period of
six
years, the average net price paid by all freshmen at Delta State University has **decreased**
by an average of **3.7%**
per year.
This means that despite total costs rising at an average annual rate of
2.9% the average
aid given to freshmen has increased at a faster rate.

## Comparing Out-of-Pocket College Costs

An overall average net price of $13,736 puts
Delta State University** below the national average** of
$19,790.

### Financial Aid Packages Vary From Year to Year

Many schools offer more aid to first year students (freshmen) than they do to other undergraduates. Is that the case with this school?