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Colleges in The South That Cost More Than $60 To Apply To

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If you plan to head to the South for college experience, and want to apply to a several colleges in the region, you’ll want to take note of some of the hefty college application fees.

 

So why is there a fee to just apply to college? 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 Southern schools are on the high end, and you might want to select just a few, or you’ll be spending upwards of $500 before even being granted admittance.

 

Southern Colleges With Expensive Application Fees


Name

State

 

Cost

Georgia State University

GA

 

$60

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

NC

 

$60

The University of Texas at Arlington

TX

 

$60

Western Carolina University

NC

 

$65

University of South Carolina-Columbia

SC

 

$65

Christopher Newport University

VA

 

$65

University of Miami

FL

 

$70

University of Georgia

GA

 

$70

Johns Hopkins University

MD

 

$70

Clemson University

SC

 

$70

James Madison University

VA

 

$70

University of Virginia-Main Campus

VA

 

$70

University of Delaware

DE

 

$75

Rice University

TX

 

$75

Texas State University

TX

 

$75

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