Cost of Attendance


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Cost of Attendance

The amount of money one must spend to study at a post-secondary educational institution for a year while maintaining himself/herself. The cost of attendance includes tuition, room and board, and books. The cost of attendance may be paid directly or it may be borrowed and repaid over time.
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Samhat, president of Wofford College in South Carolina, explains how cost of attendance would most likely hurt his institution.
The board adopted a motion to allocate approximately $9,000 in scholarships in order to defray the cost of attendance.
1 - the right to fund scholarships up to the full cost of attendance - seems to have widespread support within the five major conferences.
But with six council officers attending - including PS175,000-a-year chief executive Martin Reeves - the true cost of attendance is difficult to calculate.
The cost of attendance is $75 for UXPA CLE members and $100 for non-members.
To determine which schools offer the best value, the magazine used a formula that related a school's academic quality to the cost of attendance for a student who receives the average level of financial aid.
At a time when the price to attend college is increasing by an average rate of 20 percent every four years, the Board of Trustees at Hiwassee College in Madisonville, Tennessee has taken the bold step to reduce its cost of attendance by $6,000 per year which equals $24,000 in savings for a baccalaureate degree.
To determine which colleges and universities offer the best value, the magazine used a formula that related a school's academic quality to the net cost of attendance for a student receiving the average level of financial aid.
Starting with this profile, MyCollegePrice's models use data from thousands of private users and public sources to estimate the true cost of attendance at almost 2,000 colleges across the United States.
Buck McKeon (R-California) proposed a plan that would penalize colleges that raised their total annual cost of attendance (including room and board) by twice the rate of inflation or more for two consecutive years.
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And, according to the Association of American Law Schools, "the cost of attendance at public law schools has been rising much more steeply than at private law schools as cash-strapped states cut back on tuition subsidies.