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Maharishi International University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$35,930 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$27,000 tuition
$7,400 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
$530 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$35,930 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$27,000 tuition
$7,400 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
$530 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$14,366 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
81% of students receive aid
67% get federal aid ($5,605 avg)
5% get state aid ($5,340 avg)
81% get institn'l aid ($14,366 avg)
50% get loans ($9,473 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 1.38% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 1.38% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $19,296 81%
Federal Grant Aid $5,605 67%
Pell Grants $4,901 67%
Other Federal Grants $704 67%
Institution Grant Aid $14,366 81%
State Grant Aid $5,340 5%
Student Loans $9,473 50%
Federal Loans $9,071 67%
Other Loans - 0%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$20,000 Y
- Y
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: July 15
Financial aid deadline: July 30
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: within 4 week(s) of notification
Does Maharishi International University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1000 N 4th St
Fairfield, IA 52557
(641) 472-7000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $450
Out of State $450


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 2
  • Jeanette from Snohomish, WA
  • I am a current student here

    Because of the lack life-style it is easy to fall behind in some classes. Which can leave you with a feeling like you have ripped yourself off. So make sure to make the most of your experience as well as your time here.

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  • 3
  • Kristopher from West Richland, WA
  • I am a past student here

    The school is very heavy into the Vedic culture and i recommend anyone who plans on attending to read up on some of the Vedic culture and prepare themselves for the school by doing a visitors weekend. This is school is not for everyone and again any student interested should do their research.

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  • Conner from Austin, TX
  • I am a current student here

    When you first see the 30,000 a year price tag you may freak out BUT it's really easy to get 20,000 of that paid for without loans just in federal aid. So that immediately reduces it to 10,000 and once you have loans and work-study it's paid for. They work with you really well too. Don't let money stop you!

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