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20 Western Colleges That Cost Less Than $39 to Apply To

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If you’ve dreamed of heading West for college, and want to apply to a a few colleges near the Pacific, you’ll be happy to find these schools that cost less than $39 to apply to.

 

So why does it cost anything to apply? An application fee is the cost that a school charges to review your application and decide if you should if you should be admitted to the school. The fee covers some of the manual labor involved. Some schools also charge a fee to ensure the students actually want to attend, if admitted.


Since eight out of 10 students apply to three or more colleges, it’s important to be aware application fees and your budget.

 

The average cost of a college application is currently about $43, so these Western schools are a bargain.

 

Colleges in the West With Low Application Fees

Name

State

 

Cost

Holy Names University

CA

 

$20

New Mexico State University-Main Campus

NM

 

$20

Alaska Pacific University

AK

 

$25

California Lutheran University

CA

 

$25

Colorado State University-Pueblo

CO

 

$25

Warner Pacific College

OR

 

$25

Arizona Christian University

AZ

 

$30

Adams State University

CO

 

$30

Colorado Christian University

CO

 

$30

Colorado Mesa University

CO

 

$30

Western State Colorado University

CO

 

$30

Montana State University-Billings

MT

 

$30

Montana State University-Northern

MT

 

$30

Montana Tech of the University of Montana

MT

 

$30

The University of Montana

MT

 

$30

The University of Montana-Western

MT

 

$30

Western New Mexico University

NM

 

$30

Northwest University

WA

 

$30

Simpson University

CA

 

$35

Rocky Mountain College

MT

 

$35

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