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Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$47,440 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$37,210 tuition
$8,880 on campus room & board
$900 books
$450 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$47,440 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$37,210 tuition
$8,880 on campus room & board
$900 books
$450 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$18,862 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
99% of students receive aid
28% get federal aid ($5,322 avg)
32% get state aid ($3,252 avg)
98% get institn'l aid ($18,862 avg)
71% get loans ($8,042 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 5.84% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 5.84% 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

$13,336,544
Annual Aid Awarded
Aid/Loans
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $21,203 99%
Federal Grant Aid $5,322 28%
Pell Grants $3,978 28%
Other Federal Grants $1,397 28%
Institution Grant Aid $18,862 98%
State Grant Aid $3,252 32%
Student Loans $8,042 71%
Federal Loans $6,166 71%
Other Loans $8,740 15%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$20,000 R R
$4,000 - $14,000 Y
$15,000 - $17,000 Y
$500 - $2,000
$1,000
$5,000
$2,000
$2,500 - $10,000
$250 - $2,000
$1,000 - $4,000 R
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 15
Financial aid deadline: May 1
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does Gustavus Adolphus College offer...
Prepaid Tuition Plan? Yes
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
800 West College Avenue
Saint Peter, MN 56082-1498
(507) 933-8000
http://admission.gustavus.edu/admissions/financialaid/default.asp
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $5,080
Out of State $5,080

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 3
  • Rebecca from Saint Peter, MN
  • Jan-13-2014 I am a current student here

    Going here is expensive, but Gustavus offers great financial aid and the quality education that you can receive is definitely worth it, I feel.

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  • 4
  • McKayla from Ramsey, MN
  • Jan-10-2014 I am a current student here

    Gustavus is a VERY expensive school, but don't let it scare you, they give out a lot of financial aid. I feel that the alumni connections and quality education that I will receive at Gustavus will be worth my money.

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  • 3
  • Anonymous
  • Jun-20-2013 I am a current student here

    I believe that the tuition is extremely high but we are in a recession and financial management is not the best currently. But the education and life here is really great.

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  • 2
  • Jacob from Plymouth, MN
  • Mar-10-2013 I am a current student here

    Gustavus is expensive and will probably be more expensive your senior year than your freshman year. But, you get so many things provided on campus. Food, laundry, your books, everything can be found on campus. Still is Pricey, so take a look at scholarships and grants, after you see the price tag.

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