Cost of Attendance
PCI Academy-Ames is known for offering a wide range of programs in a variety of streams, providing quality education to students. Compared to the tuition fees charged at most colleges, the cost of education at PAA is quite low. The average annual cost for students opting to pursue undergraduate programs at the academy is estimated to be around $23,624, based on 2020 - 2021 official information. This amount includes the total tuition fees as well as other expenses.
Coming to the cost of attendance, students need to understand that the tuition fee is just a single aspect of the expenses that come under the overall cost of attending the university. They will be required to plan for various other expenses associated with the cost of attendance, including lodging, dining, textbooks, supplies, and the cost of living, among other things. For students attending the university, the total tuition and fees for one year add up to about $23,624. Apart from that, they should also pay an average amount of $12,084 for room and boarding charges and $5,957 toward other expenses in a year. Therefore, the estimated cost of attendance for one year at PAA is around $41,665, as per the available information.
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$30,001 to $48,000
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The net cost of attending PCI Academy-Ames – the actual amount that students and their families are required to pay in a given year – varies depending on the candidate's annual family income. Usually, the individuals who have a higher family income will be required to pay a higher net amount, too. While the actual net cost is subject to one’s family income bracket, the average net price is estimated to be $13,577 at PAA. Candidates whose annual family income is less than $30,000 will have to pay a net amount of $15,847.
At PCI Academy-Ames, the estimated tuition and fees for candidates who have enrolled in undergraduate programs are $23,624 per year. Alongside that, they will likewise need to shell out around $12,084 toward their room and boarding charges. In this way, for one year, the total cost for undergraduate students comes to around $41,665.
The graduate and undergraduate courses have a varying cost per credit hour – which is the total program cost divided by the total number of credit hours of the program – that the student has to pay to attend PAA. At PAA, the cost per credit hour for graduate courses is $2,249.
As far as the housing and related charges are concerned, the off-campus housing facilities will cost students $18,041 per year. However, it should be noted that on-campus lodging facilities are not available at the academy. For off-campus students at the university, the room and board charges total about $12,084 per year. Meanwhile, the other expenses that one needs to plan for add up to $5,957 for off-campus students.
Housing & Other Expenses
Room & Boards
Book & Supplies
The current projected cost of attending a four-year graduate course, along with the living expenses, at PCI Academy-Ames is around $210,184 as per official data. In contrast, the total expenses for undergraduate students amounted to $13,577 in 2018-2019, $11,904 in 2017-2018, and $11,685 in 2016-2017.
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