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Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$37,560 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$26,740 tuition
$8,850 on campus room & board
$1,350 books
$620 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$37,560 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$26,740 tuition
$8,850 on campus room & board
$1,350 books
$620 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$11,421 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
100% of students receive aid
57% get federal aid ($5,412 avg)
27% get state aid ($1,788 avg)
100% get institn'l aid ($11,421 avg)
91% get loans ($7,779 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 6.52% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 6.50% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $15,011 100%
Federal Grant Aid $5,412 57%
Pell Grants $4,005 57%
Other Federal Grants $1,647 51%
Institution Grant Aid $11,421 100%
State Grant Aid $1,788 27%
Student Loans $7,779 91%
Federal Loans $6,118 90%
Other Loans $8,860 18%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$12,000 - $15,000 Y N N N
$5,000 - $12,000 Y N N N
- Y Y Y N
$1,000 Y Y N
$1,000 Y N Y N
$500 Y N N N
$13,000 - $16,000 Y N N N
$14,000 - $18,000 Y N N N
$1,000 Y N
$2,000 Y N N N
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: April 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does Defiance College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
701 N Clinton
Defiance, OH 43512
(419) 784-4010
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $430
Out of State $430


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 2
  • Marcia from Chandlersville, OH
  • Apr-25-2013 I am a current student here

    For the amount you pay to go it is a kinda sorry experience, its pretty dirty, they buy cheep food, especially cheep fruit. Just pretty disappointing

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  • 3
  • Emily from Riga, MI
  • Mar-15-2013 I am a current student here

    Its expensive, but the teachers are really great, almost worth the debt you will have when you leave

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  • 5
  • David from Columbus, OH
  • Dec-20-2012 I am a current student here

    This campus encourages studying abroad. If you would like to travel internationally, Defiance is a great place. Not only do you learn within the community but all over the world.

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  • 4
  • Bria from Lyons, OH
  • Nov-08-2012 I am a current student here

    The amount I paid to come here is good because when I graduate in four years, I will be on the fast-track to my Masters degree.

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