Standard Student Budget | SCO
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A standard student budget is often referred to as the total cost of attendance. The standard student budget below was developed by SCO and reflects only the expenses of the student; it does not include expenses for additional family members. It also represents, in most cases, the maximum financial aid that you can receive from all sources (including educational loans and scholarships from outside sources).

Click here to download 17-18 student budget.xlsx

 

2021

1st YEAR (8 months)

Category No Dependents With Dependents
Living with parents
 
Tuition Non-Regional $35,919 $35,919 $35,919
Tuition Regional $18,120 $18,120 $18,120
Incidental Fees & App Fee $455 $455 $455
Books $388 $388 $388
Equipment $3,131 $3,131 $3,131
Loan Origination Fees $434 $434 $434
Rent $5,000 $7,400 $0
Food $2,200 $3,080 $2,200
Utilities $1,200 $2,400 $0
Transportation $1,400 $2,800 $1,400
Personal Expenses $2,000 $2,000 $2,000
Total Non-Regional $52,127 $58,007 $45,927
Total Regional $34,328 $40,208 $28,128

 

2020

2nd YEAR (10 months)

Category No Dependents With Dependents
Living with parents
 
Tuition Non-Regional $35,919 $35,919 $35,919
Tuition Regional $18,120 $18,120 $18,120
Incidental Fees $270 $270 $270
Books $1,795 $1,795 $1,795
Equipment $2,444 $2,444 $2,444
Loan Origination Fees $468 $468 $468
Rent $6,250 $9,250 $0
Food $2,750 $3,850 $2,750
Utilities $1,500 $3,000 $0
Transportation $1,750 $3,500 $1,750
Personal Expenses $2,500 $2,500 $2,500
Total Non-Regional $55,646 $62,996 $47,896
Total Regional $37,847 $45,197 $30,097

 

2019

3rd YEAR (12 months)

Category No Dependents With Dependents
Living with parents 
Tuition Non-Regional $35,919 $35,919 $35,919
Tuition Regional $18,120 $18,120 $18,120
Incidental Fees $205 $205 $205
Loan Origination Fees $504 $504 $504
NBEO Fees $725 $725 $725
Rent $7,500 $11,100 $0
Food $3,300 $4,620 $3,300
Utilities $1,800 $3,600 $0
Transportation $2,100 $4,200 $2,100
Personal Expenses $3,000 $3,000 $3,000
Total Non-Regional $55,053 $63,873 $45,753
Total Regional $37,254 $46,074 $27,954

 

2018

4th YEAR (12 months)

Category No Dependents With Dependents
Living with parents
 
Tuition Non-Regional $35,919 $35,919 $35,919
Tuition Regional $18,120 $18,120 $18,120
Incidental Fees $305 $305 $305
Loan Origination Fees $504 $504 $504
NBEO Fees $1,450 $1,450 $1,450
Rent $7,500 $11,100 $0
Food $3,300 $4,620 $3,300
Utilities $1,800 $3,600 $0
Transportation $2,100 $4,200 $2,100
Personal Expenses $3,000 $3,000 $3,000
Total Non-Regional $55,878 $64,698 $46,578
Total Regional $38,079 $46,899 $28,779
 

The SCO Financial Aid Office can also assist in long-range financial planning by providing cost of attendance information for subsequent years, which will allow students to develop a more realistic cost analysis and also more realistic annual budgets. As part of financial planning, we will provide SCO students annually with a statement of student loan debt.