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Life on a Budget

10 Ways to Lower College Expenses

1. Pay as you go for tuition. Our flexible payment plan doesn't charge interest.

2. Get a roommate. Select one of our less expensive double room residences.

3. Rent your books for an average savings of 45%. Buying a used book is another option that also can save you some cash.

4. Take 15 or 18 credit hours (it's the same price as 12).

5. Leave the car at home. We'll cover your bus fare throughout the city.

6. Free movies from the SAU library. Just supply the popcorn!

7. Choose the 14-meal plan. The food is great, and 14 meals is plenty for most students.

8. Free Student Activities. We have a full calendar of great campus activities.

9. Graduate in 4 years or less. Your academic advisor can help.

10. Earn college credit for stuff you already know: ask about the CLEP test.