Last Updated on October 19, 2021 by Omotomiwa Lydia
Online Program Overview
Messiah University is a Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years school located in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For the academic year 2020-2021, the tuition & fees are $37,180 in average for all students.
It offers 133 degree programs. Of that, the distance learning opportunity is given to 17 programs – 5 Masters, 12 Post-Bachelors or Post-Masters Certificate.
|School Name||Messiah University|
|Type||Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years|
|Address||One College Ave, Mechanicsburg, PA|
|Online Students||445 Enrolled Online Exclusively|
72 Enrolled in Some Online Courses
|Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)||$37,180|
|Student to Faculty||12:1 (8.33%)|
|Online Degree Programs|
2021 Tuition & Fees
The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 tuition & fees and costs trends last 5 years at Messiah University . Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. The tuition & fees is $37,180 for all students.The costs per credit hour for part-time students or overload credits of full-time students is $1,515 for undergraduate programs. The costs per credit hour for graduate programs is $710 for all students.Tuition & feesCost Per Credit HourTuition Change Chart
Online Programs By Area of Study
Messiah University offers 133 degree programs through Bachelors, Masters, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate programs. Of that, 17 programs can be conferred by distance learning – 5 Masters, 12 Post-Bachelors or Post-Masters. The following table summarizes the number of degree programs by degree types.
|Online Programs||NOT OFFERED||NOT OFFERED||NOT OFFERED||5||NOT OFFERED||12|
|Overall Programs||NOT OFFERED||NOT OFFERED||84||11||2||34|
The next tables list each online program with offered degrees. The number on each column denotes the conferred degree of the program. It includes the completers through on-campus classes and hybrid on/offline classes as well as completely online classes. Only in Classroom means that the program is offered only on-site classes and not offered denotes that the school does not offer the program.
You may want to see all online schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
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Messiah University Tuition
Tuition at any college is not what it may seem at first glance. That’s the sticker price—and it can be a bit jarring! But as you look deeper into the cost of a college education, you’ll soon discover that the actual price equals the “sticker price” MINUS a package of financial aid—consisting of loans, grants, scholarships and work programs—that the University’s financial aid office will put together for you, making a college education much more affordable than you originally may have thought it would be.
|Tuition and Fees Academic Year 2021-2022|
|Basic fees (minimum amount Student Government Association and student service fees)||$940|
|Room (double occupancy)||$5,970|
|Meals (maximum costs)||$5,250|
|Total tuition, fees, room and board||$49,590|
|Minus financial aid (average first-year student aid 2020-2021*)||($27,614)|
|Average total expense||$21,976|
*Average first-year student aid includes institutional need-based aid, Messiah University scholarships and Federal Stafford Loans. It does NOT include PLUS and alternate loans, and one-time pandemic related awards.
APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID
Financial Aid Website
Net Price Calculator
On a rolling basis beginning February 1
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA, Code is 003298 Free
PROFILE OF 2019-20 FINANCIAL AID
Financial Aid Applicants
560 (92.4%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
479 (85.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
479 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
90 (18.8%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
Received by 477 (99.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $22,047
Received by 385 (80.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,701
Received by 65 (13.6%) of aid recipients
Received by 65 (13.6%) of aid recipients
124 (20.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,472