College Can Be Affordable

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

UW Quality + Affordability = UW-Barron County (2012-2013)
  Resident Tuition & Fees Room & Board Total Costs
Annual average for UW 4-year campuses $8,182 $5,952 $14,134
UW-Barron County $5,304 $0 $5,304
Savings per year by living at home and attending UW-Barron County $2,878* $5,952 $8,830*

* Students also save approximately $1,000 per year on textbook purchases through the UW-BC textbook rental program.
Source: UW System HELP Website

 

Three Financial Aid Scenarios

College Can Be Affordable

High Need

  • Pell grant up to $5,550 
  • 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 $2,600 
  • 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 $974 to $3,280.

If eligible, additional financial aid can be used to cover living expenses beyond the $5,300 paid in tuition and fees.