Tuition and Cost to Attend Georgia Christian University

Annual Total Cost

The annual total list price cost to go to Georgia Christian University was $18,010 for the 2013/2014 academic year. The cost is the same for all students regardless of Georgia residence status as there is no in-state discount. The breakdown of this total cost is detailed as follows.

Undergraduate Tuition

Tuition for Georgia Christian University is $4,810 for the 2013/2014 academic year. This is 80% cheaper than the national average private non-profit four year college tuition of $24,476. The cost is $8,114 and 63% cheaper than the average Georgia tuition of $12,924 for 4 year colleges. Tuition ranks 23rd in Georgia amongst 4 year colleges for affordability and is the 53rd most expensive 4 year college in the state. Price does not vary by residence.

The school charges an additional "other" fee of $200 in addition to tuition bringing the total effective in-state tuition to $5,010.

Housing Costs

Georgia Christian University doesn't provide on campus housing, however unless you're living with family you will need to budget for food and housing near Lilburn just like you would for a college with dorms. The estimated room and board expense for academic year for off campus housing is $12,000.

Books and Supplies

The estimated annual cost for books and supplies is $1,000.

Cost Itemization

Costs and Tuition Detail for Georgia Christian University
Expenditure Price
Georgia Resident Total Cost$18,010
Non-Resident Total Cost$18,010
   In-State Tuition$4,810
   Out-of-State Tuition$4,810
   Other Fees$200
   Off-Campus Housing Estimate$12,000
   Books and Supplies$1,000

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2013-2014 and 2012-2013 IPEDS Survey and represent reported costs for the 2013-2014 and 2012-2013 academic years.

What it Really Costs

Depending on many factors including student and parent income and assets, the total cost of attendance may be less than the $18,010 published price if scholarship or grant aid is made available to you.

Net Price

The net out of pocket price you end up paying or financing though student loans is known as the net price. The reported Georgia Christian University net price for in-state students receiving aid was $0* for the 2010/2011 academic year.

Pell Grants and other Grant Aid

0% of Georgia Christian University students received grant aid in 2010/2011 to help defray the cost of tuition. The average total aid amount was $0. 0 percent of students received aid in the form of Pell Grants from the U.S. Federal Government. The average Pell Grant awarded for 2010/2011 was $0. To apply for a Pell Grant to attend Georgia Christian University, the first step is to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Net Price and Financial Aid for Georgia Christian University
Financial Aid Summary
Average Annual Net Price$0*
Percent of Students Receiving Grant Aid0%
Average Total Grant Aid$0
Percent of Students Receiving Pell Grants0%
Average Amount of Pell Grant Aid$0

Average Financial Aid Mix - $18,010 In-State Total Cost

Estimated coverage of the annual in-state tuition and living expenses of $18,010. Breakdown is based on average grant aid and federal loan aid which will vary based on your family income.


 0% - $0

Grants and Scholarships

Money granted to you by the U.S. Department of Education or Georgia Christian University. These are not loans and do not need to be repaid.

 0% - $0

Federal Loans

Low interest student loans funded by the U.S. Department of Education. This amount will need to be repaid.

 100% -  $18,010

Out of Pocket

Covered by family savings, work or private student loans which you will have to repay.

*Reported Average Annual Net Price for students receiving grant or scholarship aid reported to the U.S. Department of Education's 2011-2012 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Consult this school's net price calculator for further understanding of your potential net price.

Note that for colleges with no reported on-campus room and board, the average net price has been increased to account for living expenses. This number may not only reflect the net price paid to the school for tuition.

Cost of a Degree

When considering the cost to go to Georgia Christian University, the annual cost is often discussed but it's the "all in" multi-year degree cost which matters in the end. Let's take a look at what it could really cost for four years at Georgia Christian University.

Estimated 4 Year Cost at Published Tuition

At the current published rates, an estimated total tuition, fees and living expense price for a 4 year bachelor's degree at Georgia Christian University is $72,040 for students graduating in normal time. This methodology for estimating the 4 year cost is a straight multiple of the most recent reported annual total cost and does not factor in tuition increases during the time you're in school. It also assumes you receive no grant or scholarship aid and pay the full list price.

If you end up on the "five year plan" and need an additional year to graduate, your five year cost could be as high as $90,050 or $0 using an average net price.

**Based on a 4 year multiple of Average Annual Net Price for students receiving grant or scholarship aid reported to the U.S. Department of Education's 2011-2012 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Consult this school's net price calculator for further understanding of your potential net price.

Other Costs

Estimated Cost Per Semester

Most colleges don't charge students on an annual basis but instead require payment semester by semester. If you ever need to take an additional semester of classes to complete you degree you shouldn't have to pay for a full academic year. These our estimated costs for a semester at Georgia Christian University.

Georgia Resident Tuition Per Semester$2,405
Georgia Resident Total Cost Per Semester$9,005

Cost Per Credit Hour and Cost for a Class

Some schools offer the ability to take single classes by paying on a per credit hour basis. The reported price per credit hour and estimated cost for one class at Georgia Christian University are as follows. Per credit costs are for reference only as many schools will not allow students to pay by credit hour.

Cost per credit hour and per class at Georgia Christian University
Price per credit hour$185
Cost for one class (3 credit hours)$555
Cost for one class (4 credit hours)$740

For Profit / Not For Profit Status

Georgia Christian University is a private not for profit institution.

Estimated Future Cost and Expected Tuition Increase

What will it cost to send your child to Georgia Christian University in the future? Nationally, university tuition prices are rising around 5% per year. Looking out five, ten, fifteen or eighteen years, these are CollegeCalc's estimates how much you could expect to pay for a 4 year degree assuming tuition increases at the national average rate. Estimated future prices are based on the current 4 year cost of $72,040.00. Use the college savings plan calculator below to perform a more comprehensive analysis on future costs and how much you will need to save for Georgia Christian University.

Annual4 Year Degree
Estimated Cost in 5 years for students enrolling in 2019$24,768$99,072
Estimated Cost in 10 years for students enrolling in 2024$31,611$126,444
Estimated Cost in 15 years for students enrolling in 2029 $40,344$161,378
Estimated Cost in 18 years for students enrolling in 2032 $46,704$186,815

Cost for Popular Majors

Below are the most popular undergraduate areas of study at Georgia Christian University ranked by degrees conferred during the 2010/2011 academic year along with their estimated total program cost. Please consult the school's website for further information as actual costs for specific program may vary. Price estimates assume graduation in normal time. Our methodology for estimating these costs is a two or four year multiple of the current one year tuition and living cost of $18,010. Associates degrees are assumed to be completed in two years and bachelors degrees are assumed to take four years.

Area of Study Graduates Estimated Degree + Living Expense Cost
Education, Other Bachelor's Degree 80 $72,040
4 year estimate
Business Administration and Management, General Bachelor's Degree 74 $72,040
4 year estimate
Theology/Theological Studies Bachelor's Degree 59 $72,040
4 year estimate
Music, General Bachelor's Degree 4 $72,040
4 year estimate

About Georgia Christian University

Georgia Christian University is a four year private college located in Lilburn, Georgia.  Full time enrollment is 271 and part time is 10.  Georgia Christian University has an open admission policy meaning that any prospective student who has completed high school or attained a GED certificate may enroll in classes.

Students attending this school may pursue both undergraduate and graduate degrees.

Learn more about getting in to Georgia Christian University at CollegeSimply.

Georgia Christian University
646 Exchange Place
Lilburn, Georgia


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