Post University

Private, Four-years School Located in Waterbury, CT

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How much is the Post tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Post's tuition & fees is $17,100.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $34,150 when a student lives on-campus.

Post Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$17,100
Books & Supplies Costs$1,200
On-campus Room & Board$11,600
On-campus Expenses$4,250
Off-campus Room & Board$8,000
Off-campus Expenses$4,250
2023-2024 Estimates
Tuition & Fees$18,916

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Post for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $87,540 at Post. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $150,940. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $122,594.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$18,830$34,680$28,583
Sophomore (2024-25)$20,735$36,585$29,871
Junior (2025-26)$22,833$38,683$31,289
Senior (2026-27)$25,142$40,992$32,851
4 Years Total$87,540$150,940$122,594
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$20,735$36,585$29,871
Sophomore (2025-26)$22,833$38,683$31,289
Junior (2026-27)$25,142$40,992$32,851
Senior (2027-28)$27,686$43,536$34,571
4 Years Total$96,396$159,796$128,583
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$22,833$38,683$31,289
Sophomore (2026-27)$25,142$40,992$32,851
Junior (2027-28)$27,686$43,536$34,571
Senior (2028-29)$30,487$46,337$36,465
4 Years Total$106,148$169,548$135,177
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$25,142$40,992$32,851
Sophomore (2027-28)$27,686$43,536$34,571
Junior (2028-29)$30,487$46,337$36,465
Senior (2029-30)$33,571$49,421$38,551
4 Years Total$116,886$180,286$142,438
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$27,686$43,536$34,571
Sophomore (2028-29)$30,487$46,337$36,465
Junior (2029-30)$33,571$49,421$38,551
Senior (2030-31)$36,967$52,817$40,847
4 Years Total$128,711$192,111$150,434

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Post' tuition is slightly lower than the average tuition of $20,937. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Connecticut, its tuition is lower than the average tuition of $26,075.
In-StateOut-of-State
Post University$17,100
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Connecticut Four-years Colleges$22,986
Public Schools$9,068$17,194
Private Schools$26,075

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Post and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationUndergraduateGraduate
Post UniversityWaterbury, CT$17,100$7,054
Mount Saint Joseph UniversityCincinnati, OH$36,650$14,495
Keuka CollegeKeuka Park, NY$38,000$26,267
California State University-NorthridgeNorthridge, CA$18,975$18,033
California State University-San MarcosSan Marcos, CA$19,619$18,672
Heritage UniversityToppenish, WA$19,920$10,020
Eastern Connecticut State UniversityWillimantic, CT$16,624$19,078
Edinboro University of PennsylvaniaEdinboro, PA$15,062$17,835
University of DubuqueDubuque, IA$40,065$9,020
California State University-San BernardinoSan Bernardino, CA$19,555$18,613
California Lutheran UniversityThousand Oaks, CA$50,670$22,498

Financial Aid and COA

At Post University, 10,430 students (75%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $5,537.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Post is $28,613 for students living on-campus and $25,013 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 672 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $8,967 and the average amount of student loans is $8,547.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$34,150
COA (off-campus)$30,550
Tuition & Fees$17,100
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$17,050
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$13,450
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$28,613
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$25,013
Average Financial Aid$5,537
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship10,43075%$5,537
Pell Grants9,93271%$4,078
Federal Student Loan10,60876%$7,860
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid67297%-
Grants or Scholarships66196%$8,967
Federal Grants59586%$6,022
Pell Grants59586%$5,439
Other Federal Grants53077%$655
State/Local Grants0--
Institutional Grants13319%$17,623
Student Loan Aid63492%$8,547
Federal Student Loans63492%$8,181
Other Student Loans183%$12,892

Student Population

Post University has a total of 17,034 students including 14,682 undergraduate and 2,352 graduate students. By gender, there are 4,021 male students and 10,034 female students attending Post. The school offers online degree programs and 15,984 students enrolled online exclusively (93.84% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Total14,055 4,02110,034
Undergraduate12,997 3,6429,355
Graduate1,058 379679

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address800 Country Club Rd, Waterbury, CT
Phone800-345-2562
WEBwww.post.edu/
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered65 Programs
Online Program Offered61 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered18 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population17,034
Graduation Rate31%
Retention Rate35% (Full-time), 16% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate16 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties57 (Full-time), 939 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs774 (Full-time), 985 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$58,129
Average Staff Salary$52,203