For students who receive Federal Student Aid, your expenses will be outlined in your Cost of Attendance (COA). Understanding the COA empowers you.
The 'Cost of Attendance' (COA) is the final cost of all your expenses that result from the school you choose. Selecting a school that offers tuition at a fair rate should be a major preliminary consideration as you're deciding what college to attend.
By Ryan Laspina
Senior Specialist, Red Flags and External Reviews at APUS
Have you ever wondered what criteria prospective and current students use to determine which school is best for them? There are literally hundreds of different criteria that students may use to determine which school to attend. Here are a few of those reasons from a recent survey.