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Estimated Annual College Costs and Expenses

The following breakdown of average college costs and expenses is provided to assist you in determining your yearly costs. These amounts are used in determining financial aid. They are intended to reflect the typical total cost of attendance for a nine-month period as a full-time student. They include average expenses for tuition, fees, room, board and out-of-pocket items such as books and transportation. Your bill will only include direct college costs such as tuition, fees, room and board (if you plan to live on campus).

The figures listed below are only estimated costs for the academic year.


                                          In-state             In-state                  Out-of-state          NY/S.Vermont
                                          Dorm                Parent’s Home       Dorm                    Residents*
Tuition and Fees                 $10,759                $10,559              $19,504                $11,074
Room and Board                 $11,160                                           $11,160                $11,160

Total Billed Charges*           $21,949                $10,559              $30,664                $22,234


Estimated Expenses

Books and Supplies           $1,200                $1,200                 $1,200                 $1,200
Miscellaneous                    $2,156                $2.156                 $2,156                 $2,156
Transportation                   $1,000                $1,200                 $1,000                 $1,000


*Southern VT residents qualify for the annual $8400 tuition reduction based on the “proximity rule”; all NY residents who qualify for admission are eligible for the reduction through the MCLA Advantage NY Program; NEBHE provides the annual reduction to ME and RI students majoring in English/Communications. RI students majoring in Athletic Training and CT, NH, RI and VT students majoring in Arts Management.




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