Paying for School

We know that cost is one of the major deciding factors in choosing where you want to earn your degree. Here you will find the resources to make the best decision while planning your most cost effective pathway to earning your bachelor's degree!

Cost of Attendance

Financial aid is available at all participating institutions and information can be found on their websites.

Students are also encouraged to visit the U.S. Department of Education's Net Price Calculator for an estimate of probable costs including average financial aid information for each institution.

University System of New Hampshire Undergraduate Approximate Cost of Attendance Comparison 2021-2022

Institution Tuition (yearly) Cost per Credit Hour Room/Board/Mandatory Fees TOTAL
Keene State College (In State) $11,754 $490 $16,080 $27,834
Keene State College (Out of State) $22,110 $874 $16,080 $38,190
Plymouth State University (In State) $14,492 $495 $11,580 $26,072
Plymouth State University (Out of State) $24,432 $910 $11,580 $33,012
University of New Hampshire-Durham (In State) $14,770     $29,333
University of New Hampshire-Durham (Out of State)        
University of New Hampshire-Manchester (In State) $15,150 $630    
University of New Hampshire-Manchester (Out of State)   $1,353    


As a transfer student there are many institutional scholarship opportunities available to you! Did you know that when you apply to one of these colleges or universities you are automatically considered for many of the scholarships below?

There are many outside or private scholarships available as well. It pays to apply!


The Net Price Calculator (NPC) is a tool designed to help you estimate your cost of attendance, including estimated financial aid and scholarships. Click on an institution below to access their NPC:

Community College System of New Hampshire

University System of New Hampshire

Did you know that many schools offer interest free tuition payment plans? Click on an institution below to learn more!

Community College System of New Hampshire

University System of New Hampshire

When scholarships, payment plans and other aid sources still aren't enough to cover the cost of your tuition, there are a variety of federal student aid programs available to you. Find out how much you qualify for by completing the FAFSA online at

Still have questions about the FAFSA application? The Department of Education’s HOMEROOM website is a great resource.

You can also visit the NH Higher Education Assistance Foundation (NHHEAF) in person or online. Click here to access the information you need to navigate through the college application and financing process.