Why This Matters
Prepare economically for your degree. Contrast Macalester's fees and tuition to other U.S. schools. Look for tuition tendencies and increases to see if you should expect to set aside more money for the following 4 years of paying for college.
How do Fees & Tuition at Macalester Compare to Other Colleges?
For nationwide, regional and statewide comparisons, check out the following table to find out how Macalester compares to other colleges.
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Macalester Tuition & Fees
Full-time students at Macalester College were charged $52,464 in fees and tuition in the 2017 - 2018 school year, prior to corrections for financial aid. $52,234 was the price of tuition. $230 was the price of fees. Find out more about the net price.
Alas, this college doesn't offer any tuition discounts to in-state students.
Macalester College fees and tuition is the number charged to undergrads for one year of attendance, and does not include room and board. However, many students wind up having to pay under maximum tuition because they get financial aid along with other reductions.
The subsequent table shows the expenses described above for the 2017 - 2018 academic year.
Find Macalester cost per credit hour here.
Tuition & Fees Five Year Projection
There continues to be an increase of 3.6% in Macalester College fees and tuition for out-of-state students in the past five years. Tuition increased by 3.6% and fees increased by 0.0%. This school year, undergraduates can anticipate paying $54,353 based on current projections.
Because of price growth, the total expense of a four-year degree would be $229,435, and the total cost of a two-year degree would be $110,662, which doesn't include added expenses for books, transportation, and room and board.
View predicted potential tuition and fees for Macalester students in the next chart.
At many colleges you'll wind up spending more in your final year of school than you will in your first. This is because of yearly cost growth. It's good to keep yourself informed!
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