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COST OF ATTENDANCE

Cost of attendance (COA) is an estimate of what it costs the typical student to attend North Central Missouri College for a period of enrollment. COA covers more than just college tuition and fees; it takes into account a student’s basic living expenses as well.

When comparing financial aid packages from other schools, it’s important to compare the total costs of attending each school, not just the total financial aid they have awarded. NCMC encourages students to be financially fit by using a budget to help them make smart choices when it comes to money. COA is a general budget that students can use to help them plan for expenses while in school.

It’s important to review and understand COA as schools are prohibited from providing students with a total financial aid award which exceeds their cost of attendance.

Understanding the terms of COA

  • Tuition and Fees: The average cost of tuition and fees for a typical student based on enrollment in a certain number of credit hours per year. The actual costs a student incurs varies depending on the number of hours the student enrolls and the tuition rate for the course. (Refer to NCMC’s cost sheet.)
  • Books and Supplies: The average cost of books and supplies for a typical student for an entire academic year. Typically includes books, educational supplies, course materials, and computer-related expenses excluding the purchase of a personal computer.
  • Room and Board: A reasonable estimate of what it would cost to live while attending school. Actual costs may vary by individual choices related to location and circumstances. Typically includes rent, food, household supplies and utilities.
  • Transportation: Represents travel home for the specific number of trips NCMC estimates per semester.
  • Personal/Miscellaneous Expenses: Estimate of costs other personal expenses including clothing, entertainment and other miscellaneous expenses. What you actually spend on these types of items may be higher or lower depending on your own personal lifestyle.
  • Direct Costs: Those out of pocket expenses paid directly to the college (tuition, fees, on campus room and board)
  • Indirect Costs: Those out of pocket expenses incurred while attending college which are not paid directly to the college (books and supplies, off campus room and board, transportation, personal/miscellaneous expenses)

Undergraduate

The figures below outline the estimated cost of attendance for a full-time, undergraduate student at North Central Missouri College, NCMC (cost are prorated for each enrollment status, ¾ time, ½ time and less-than ½ time). Students average 14 credit hours per semester. Actual tuition and fees vary by course and tuition rate. A cost sheet detailing actual tuition & fees for NCMC can be viewed on the NCMC website.

  • Room and Board is a direct cost for students living on campus and is not prorated based on enrollment status.
  • A student’s total federal, state, private and institutional aid cannot exceed this cost. The total cost of attendance may be adjusted based on the length of the period of enrollment a student is scheduled to attend.

2022-2023 – Undergraduate Fall 2022 and Spring 2023

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Indirect Cost

TOTAL COST OF ATTENDANCE

2022-2023 – Undergraduate Summer 2023

(full-time for the full 8-week summer session)

Direct Cost

Indirect Cost

TOTAL COST OF ATTENDANCE

Nursing Undergraduate

Average amounts for a typical NCMC Nursing student. Students average 14 credit hours per semester (cost are prorated for each enrollment status, ¾ time, ½ time and less-than ½ time). Actual tuition and fees vary by course and tuition rate. Actual tuition & fees can be found on the NCMC cost sheet as well as by viewing the Nursing Application Process page for more information about nursing program direct costs. The NCMC Health Sciences Pre-Admission Packet provides detailed tuition and fees and other costs information for the nursing programs.

2022-2023 – Nursing Undergraduate (accepted into program) Fall 2022 and Spring 2023

Direct Cost

Indirect Cost

TOTAL COST OF ATTENDANCE

2022-2023 – Undergraduate (accepted into program) Summer 2023

(full-time for the full 8-week summer session)

Direct Cost

Indirect Cost

TOTAL COST OF ATTENDANCE