Tuition rates change every year, and if you’re getting ready to research colleges, there are a few things that you should look into, especially the tuition rates. If you’re going to be paying for your own college, I would highly recommend you look into how to compare student loans, as well where to find unique scholarships.
Even if you’ve already received the scholarships, or the student loan, you will still want to price compare a few colleges just to make sure you’re getting the most out of your money.
How do I find the tuition rates?
Check the school’s website - The first thing that you should do is check the college’s website. Many of the colleges online will have their rates blasted right on the page. If you can’t find the tuition on the page, then you may want to call up.
Call up the school - I already mentioned it, but you may want to call up the business services department, or whatever department it may be at the college. Tell them that you’re interested in attending, but you want to know how much credit hours are, etc.
Google the school name - If you’re having a hard time finding the rates online, or getting ahold of someone, an easy trick to use is just by Googling the school name plus the word “tuition”. This should take you to a page, or more information on how much you will most likely have to pay. As long as you have an idea, this will be good enough for now.
All of these tips should give you a good idea on what your college is going to charge you. 99% of the time, the Internet is going to work fine, and you shouldn’t have to call up the school.