Morningside University
Sioux City, IA, USA

Tuition, Cost & Aid

Affordability and Cost

Average Net Price Average net price for full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates paying the in-state or in-district tuition rate who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution. Other sources of grant aid are excluded. Aid awarded anytime during the full aid year is included.

Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state or local government, or institutional grant and scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies and the weighted average room and board and other expenses.
$22,146
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Average Net Price By Family Income
Income
Average Amount
< $30k
$21,543
$30k - $48k
$21,001
$48k - $75k
$20,800
$75k - $110k
$23,277
$110k+
$23,005
Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$35,270
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$35,270
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$10,410
Books and Supplies
$1,250
Tuition Payment Plan
Yes
Financial Aid: visit page
Financial Aid Email: [email protected]

Aid & Grants

0
100
74%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
31%
Average Aid Per Year
$23,809
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
31%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$3,834
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$18,984
Students receiving state aid
32%
Average State Grant Aid Per Year
$5,748
Students receiving federal aid
78%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$3,834
Average Grant & Scholarship By Family Income
Income
Average Amount
< $30k
$25,228
$30k - $48k
$25,767
$48k - $75k
$24,717
$75k - $110k
$23,311
$110k+
$21,103
Total Needs Based Scholarships/Grants Total amount of grant or scholarship aid awarded to all undergraduates from the federal government, state/local government, the institution, and other sources known to the institution.
$4,195,026
Total Non-Need-Based Scholarships/Grants
$17,374,721

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
72%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$8,478
Students receiving federal loans
72%
Average Federal Loans Per Year
$5,500
Average Other Loans Per Year
$10,497
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$16,242
Loan Default Rate
2%
US National: 7%
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$254

What Students Are Saying

3.43 Average Rating
Morningside is really expensive, but they give out a lot of scholarships. And, the college provides a whole lot of on campus entertainment from dances to mentalists to magacians to midnight movies. If you take advantage of the free activities on campus, you're never bored.
Jessyka from Linwood, KS
This is a private institution making it more expensive than state colleges/universities but the benefit of this includes not having to pay out-of-state tuition but having a flat fee. Morningside is a pretty expensive but financial aid and scholarships on campus are great ways to help get you through without having too much debt.
Brittney from Omaha, NE
There are many churches within walking or a short distance from school a Methodist one on campus. Mall close by. Many parks close to campus or within walking distance.
Jane from Sioux City, IA

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