Warner University

Private, Four-years School Located in Lake Wales, FL

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How much is the Warner tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Warner's tuition & fees is $28,160.
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 $42,970 when a student lives on-campus.

Warner Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$28,160
Books & Supplies Costs$1,770
On-campus Room & Board$10,540
On-campus Expenses$2,500
Off-campus Room & Board$11,800
Off-campus Expenses$3,500
2023-2024 Estimates
Tuition & Fees$31,656

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

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $132,061 at Warner. 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 $192,934. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $107,465.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$29,981$43,839$24,436
Sophomore (2024-25)$31,919$46,647$25,989
Junior (2025-26)$33,982$49,635$27,641
Senior (2026-27)$36,179$52,814$29,399
4 Years Total$132,061$192,934$107,465
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$31,919$46,647$25,989
Sophomore (2025-26)$33,982$49,635$27,641
Junior (2026-27)$36,179$52,814$29,399
Senior (2027-28)$38,518$56,197$31,268
4 Years Total$140,599$205,292$114,297
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$33,982$49,635$27,641
Sophomore (2026-27)$36,179$52,814$29,399
Junior (2027-28)$38,518$56,197$31,268
Senior (2028-29)$41,009$59,796$33,256
4 Years Total$149,689$218,442$121,564
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$36,179$52,814$29,399
Sophomore (2027-28)$38,518$56,197$31,268
Junior (2028-29)$41,009$59,796$33,256
Senior (2029-30)$43,660$63,627$35,370
4 Years Total$159,366$232,433$129,293
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$38,518$56,197$31,268
Sophomore (2028-29)$41,009$59,796$33,256
Junior (2029-30)$43,660$63,627$35,370
Senior (2030-31)$46,482$67,702$37,619
4 Years Total$169,669$247,322$137,513

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Warner' tuition is slightly higher than the average tuition of $20,937. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Florida, its tuition is higher than the average tuition of $19,195.
In-StateOut-of-State
Warner University$28,160
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Florida Four-years Colleges$17,068
Public Schools$4,190$8,844
Private Schools$19,195

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Warner 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
Warner UniversityLake Wales, FL$28,160$6,448
Hodges UniversityFort Myers, FL$15,580$15,680
Everglades UniversityBoca Raton, FL$20,768$23,000

Financial Aid and COA

At Warner University, 727 students (93%) 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 $18,225.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Warner is $24,745 for students living on-campus and $27,005 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 227 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 $19,193 and the average amount of student loans is $9,677.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$42,970
COA (off-campus)$45,230
Tuition & Fees$28,160
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$14,810
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$17,070
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$24,745
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$27,005
Average Financial Aid$18,225
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship72793%$18,225
Pell Grants42154%$4,949
Federal Student Loan54069%$9,097
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid227100%-
Grants or Scholarships227100%$19,193
Federal Grants12656%$5,697
Pell Grants12656%$5,217
Other Federal Grants4319%$1,407
State/Local Grants19887%$4,887
Institutional Grants227100%$11,768
Student Loan Aid18079%$9,677
Federal Student Loans17878%$8,237
Other Student Loans188%$15,317

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

Warner's acceptance rate is 53.13%. A total of 1,135 applicants applied to and 603 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 227 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 37.65%.
To apply to Warner, 1 items are required - Secondary school record and 2 items are recommended to submit - Completion of college-preparatory program and Recommendations. SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
TotalMenWomen
Applicants1,135704$431
Admitted603374$229
Enrolled227131$96
Acceptance Rate53.13%53.13%53.13%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)37.65%35.03%41.92%
Secondary school GPAConsidered But Not Required
Secondary school rankConsidered But Not Required
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Considered But Not Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are considered but not required to apply to Warner. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 950 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 19.
Its SAT score is lower than the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is lower than the national average score of 24.
Average25th75th
SAT Total9508301,070
National Average1,168
Florida Average1,154
SAT EBRW490440540
SAT Math460390530
ACT Composite191523
National Average24
Florida Average24
ACT Math191523
ACT English181322

Student Population

Warner University has a total of 849 students including 761 undergraduate and 88 graduate students. By gender, there are 468 male students and 439 female students attending Warner. The school offers online degree programs and 199 students enrolled online exclusively (23.44% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Total907 468439
Undergraduate782 405377
Graduate125 6362

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address13895 Hwy 27, Lake Wales, FL
Phone863-638-1426
WEBwww.warner.edu/academics/undergraduate_programs/admissions/criteria-for-admission/
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered33 Programs
Online Program Offered9 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered4 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate55.10%
Yield31.75%
Student Population849
Graduation Rate40%
Retention Rate46%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate13 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties34 (Full-time), 73 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs140 (Full-time), 87 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$49,639
Average Staff Salary$43,787