I'm not sure if anyone is really interested in these figures but I'm going to post them on the off chance that someone will use them as a guide and to help keep me organized.
So here is the break down for one semester at EIU.
Activity Fee 102.03
Athletics Fee 103.65
Biology Course Fee 25.00
Campus Improvement Fee 232.00
Computer Network Fee 48.00
Grant-In-Aid/SEDS Fee 144.72
Health Service Fee 90.90
Legal Service Fee 5.22
New Student Program Fee 100.00
Room/Board - Fall 4127.00
Student Insurance Fee 109.95
Textbook Rental Fee 159.20
Tuition, UG, resident 4064.00
Union Bond Revenue Fee 212.03
That is a disgusting number!!! And here is how we are going to be breaking it down.
-$250 for the fall enrollment fee
-$150 for the housing down payment
-$1742 for the Fed Direct Subsidized Loan
-$ 800 for the Federal Pell Grant
-$1425 for the IL MAP Grant
total $5156.00 We are lucky that my inlaws will cover this in the beginning, soooo lucky. And the good thing is she will end up getting more money as she goes along. Here is the break down once we start paying for it.
Including the housing and the enrollment fee the total for the year is
-$3500 Anna works
-$5200 child support
-$2000 tax credit(still hoping for more)
God, I hope those numbers are close. But I think that it is still a good idea to post these because I can come back later and see if they match up. There are still quite a few variables in there that I have not added in. Like getting her home, how much she will really make at her job, and spending money. The good thing is her cousin had that job when she was at EIU and that is what she made. We are so lucky that she was able to get the job! And we are still up in the air on the tax credit. All I can do is keep crunching numbers and complaining.
Thanks for once again letting me vent/worry/complain on your shoulder,
PS-I don't usually add an update but I had to leave Donna Freedman's comment front and center. I laughed until it hurt. And I love the way she is always trying to help someone pay their bills!!!!!!!!!