College Can Be Affordable

The information below illustrates that UW-Barron County is affordable for any student.

UW Quality + Affordability = UW-Barron County (2013-2014)
  Resident Tuition & Fees Room & Board Total Costs
Annual average for UW 4-year campuses $8,182 $5,952 $14,134
UW-Barron County $5,360 $0 $5,360
Savings per year by living at home and attending UW-Barron County $2,822 $5,952 $8,774

Source: UW System HELP Website

 

Three Financial Aid Scenarios

College Can Be Affordable

High Need

  • Pell grant up to $5,730 
  • State grant* 
  • Stafford Loans up to $5,500 or the amount of financial need minus grants.

Moderate Need

(Expected Family Contribution of $3,000 and below)

  • Pell grant of at least $2,780 
  • State grant* 
  • Stafford Loans up to $5,500 or the amount of financial need minus grants.

Low Need

  • All freshmen qualify for $5,500 in low-interest Federal Stafford loans with deferred payback.

*State grant amounts range from $764 to $2,324.

Extra financial aid may be used to cover living expenses (and textbooks) beyond the cost of tuition and fees.