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Sterling College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$29,052 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$20,950 tuition
$7,102 on campus room & board
$750 books and supplies
$250 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$29,052 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$20,950 tuition
$7,102 on campus room & board
$750 books and supplies
$250 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$10,544 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
100% of students receive aid
42% get federal aid ($3,749 avg)
27% get state aid ($2,901 avg)
100% get institn'l aid ($10,544 avg)
80% get loans ($6,229 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.75% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.75% 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 $12,901 100%
Federal Grant Aid $3,749 42%
Pell Grants $3,648 41%
Other Federal Grants $1,188 6%
Institution Grant Aid $10,544 100%
State Grant Aid $2,901 27%
Student Loans $6,229 80%
Federal Loans $5,709 80%
Other Loans $7,220 6%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$1,000 R
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 15
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 Sterling College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
125 W. Cooper
Sterling, KS 67579
(620) 278-2173
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $392
Out of State $392


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Matt from Orange County, CA
  • Mar-20-2015 I am a past student here

    Relative to other Private and Christian Colleges Sterling is one of the most inexpensive, but with that said it is more expensive than your state schools and jucos. It is going to be what you put in, if you mess around and just get by you're not going to get as much value as you would like. Something that you should keep in mind is the the value of a Christian College and the value of resources you have a Sterling.

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  • 5
  • Yolanda from Anchorage, AK
  • May-31-2013 I am a current student here

    This campus is filled with a whole bunch of fun, but also being at a small Christian college it gets a little expensive, but the academics staff here always helps you find ways that you can help pay for school or can figure out a payment plan that fits your needs.

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  • 1
  • Laura from Colorado
  • Feb-28-2013 I am a current student here

    This is not the school for the typical college experience. The price is outrageous for the quality of life here.

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