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McDaniel College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$46,800 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$36,960 tuition
$8,640 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$46,800 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$36,960 tuition
$8,640 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$21,570 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
99% of students receive aid
32% get federal aid ($4,586 avg)
21% get state aid ($4,639 avg)
99% get institn'l aid ($21,570 avg)
70% get loans ($7,784 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.56% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.56% 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 $24,032 99%
Federal Grant Aid $4,586 32%
Pell Grants $4,201 32%
Other Federal Grants $412 30%
Institution Grant Aid $21,570 99%
State Grant Aid $4,639 21%
Student Loans $7,784 70%
Federal Loans $6,452 70%
Other Loans $13,311 7%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
- R
$2,000 R
$2,000 R
$500 - $25,000
- R
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: August 1
Does McDaniel College offer...
Prepaid Tuition Plan? Yes
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
2 College Hill
Westminster, MD 21157
(410) 848-7000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,155
Out of State $1,155


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • S from Urbana, MD
  • Dec-02-2015 I am a current student here

    If you are looking for a very cheap education in virtually any subject, and do not want to go to a state school, McDaniel has good bang for the buck. They give out ridiculous scholarships, and the schoolwork is easy enough that it's no problem keeping up your GPA.

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  • 5
  • Ryan from LA Plata, MD
  • Dec-06-2014 I am a current student here

    The school is very good about giving out enough financial aid to allow even those from lower income families to attend. I would know, I'm one of them.

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  • 4
  • Emily
  • Dec-16-2013 I am a current student here

    McDaniel gives out lots of scholarship and hardly anyone pays full price.

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  • 1
  • Freshman from Frederick, MD
  • Oct-31-2013 I am a current student here

    Way to expensive for what the student receives after orientation week. Don't forget that during orientation week, they are still trying to make the school seem so good. It's all a front. Although I will say the financial aid is really good here compared to other schools.

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