Colleges

Nicole Silva

Texas State University

(in state public university)

In state Total attendance- $21,604


Tuition and fees- $9944

Room And Board- $7840

Books And Supplies- $810

Other Expenses- $3010


Rate- 3.5%

Time- 6 years

Total Cost Of Loan- $26,556.83

Total Interest- $4952.83

Monthly Payment- $3637.51

TCU

(in state private university)

In State Total attendance- $59,370


Tuition- $40,630

Student Government Fees- $90

Room Rent and Food- $13000

Health Insurance- $1950

Books and Supplies- $1200

Other Living Expenses- $2500


Rate- 3.5%

Time- 6 years

Total Cost Of Loan- $72,980.89

Total Interest- $13,610.89

Monthly Payment- $9996.26

Tarrant County College

(in state community college)

In State Tuition- $2064-3592


Books and Supplies-$1528

Part Time Tuition- $86 per hour credit

Semester Tuition- $1032


Rate- 3.5%

Time- 6 years

Total Cost Of Loan- $2537.18-$4415.49

Total Interest- $473.18-$823.49

Monthly Payment- $347.52-$604.79

University Of Alabama

(out of state university)

Total Tuition- $40,352



Out Of State Tuition- $25,950

Room and Board- $9030

Books and Supplies- $1200

Other Expenses- $4172


Rate- 3.5%

Time- 6 years

Total Cost Of Loan- $49,602.91

Total Interest- $9350.91

Monthly Payment- $6794.15

Summary

The best financial decision between the four colleges is Texas State because it is of the cheaper choices and it would be easier to pay off the monthly payment. Also this college is better education wise than TCC, which is the cheaper option.