Prairie State College: Tuition & Loans

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Tuition and fees per year
$7,600
Average tuition costs at Prairie State College are low, $7,200 a year. The additional fees at Prairie State College (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $400; this totals $7,600 a year.

The chart below shows Prairie State College tuition costs and additional fees compared to the competing and nearby colleges:

Anunual Tuition and Fees in Prairie State College and Competing Colleges

Prairie State College Tuition Comparison Chart

Books and Supplies

The average cost of books and additional supplies required to study at Prairie State College is $2,000 a year; which is quite expensive if compared to other colleges in Illinois.

FAFSA Application

FAFSA Code
2015-2016
001640
If you are planning to file your FAFSA application for Federal Student Aid, the postsecondary institution code for Prairie State College is 001640. Please verify this code before using it with your FAFSA application.

Federal Student Aid is an office of the US Department of Education, which provides money for college to eligible applicants. To meet minimum eligibility requirements you will need to have a valid Social Security number and high school diploma or GED certificate.

Repaying Your School Loans

Repayment
Failure Rate
13%
The government reported that the median federal student loan amount for Prairie State College is approximately $4,900.

At the same time, 12.90% of the recent Prairie State College graduates have failed to maintain their federal student loan repayments in 2012

This rate of loan repayment defaults (12.90%) is below average and might lead to a conclusion that Prairie State College graduates have good career perspectives.

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