Cost | Office of Financial Aid

Cost | Office of Financial Aid

Estimating Your Costs

In addition to the funds estimates (view time period hyperlinks on the left-hand menu), you might need to evaluate the FSU Net Price Calculator for an estimate of prices and common support awarded. The FSU Net Price Calculator is a broad estimator of value and monetary support, and doesn’t characterize a person supply of support. (The calculator is meant for undergraduate students solely, and doesn’t characterize prices or common support awarded to graduate, medical or legislation students).

The Cost of Attendance is our greatest estimate of what it would value you to attend FSU for a tutorial yr (sometimes contains fall and spring phrases). Typically, your Cost of Attendance contains the next elements:

  • Tuition and Fees (could also be up to date once more if the state legislature alters the ultimate prices for tuition and charges)
  • Room and Board Costs
  • Allowances for Books and Supplies
  • Transportation
  • Personal Expenses

These prices type the premise for monetary support calculations and are an estimate of the common student’s prices. Actual prices could fluctuate relying on particular person decisions and circumstances. We encourage you to make use of our funds worksheet to get a extra correct evaluation of your prices relying in your profession (undergraduate, graduate, legislation or medical college), enrollment, residency and different components that influence your value. Cost of attendance values are primarily based on the belief {that a} student will probably be enrolled full time. We suggest 15 hours of enrollment every time period. Cost of Attendance quantities could also be prorated primarily based on a student’s precise enrollment after drop/add.

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The value of attendance is used when figuring out a student’s eligibility for monetary support.  The Cost of attendance minus the Expected Family Contribution (from the FAFSA) determines the quantity of want primarily based support a student can obtain. Need primarily based support, reminiscent of Federal Grants, Work-Study, Subsidized Federal Loans, State Grants and University Grants, may be awarded as much as the quantity of want.  Non-need primarily based support such because the Federal Unsubsidized Stafford Loan and the Parent Loan for Undergraduate Students (PLUS) or Graduate PLUS loan may be awarded past the calculated want, as much as the quantity of the price of attendance. The complete of all support awarded, nevertheless, can’t exceed the price of attendance.




Last up to date 3/5/2020