Tuition and Fees

Wright State University’s Board of Trustees reviews tuition and fees on an annual basis. Rates are generally approved in the spring for the upcoming Fall term.

Wright State University reserves the right to make policy and fee changes. 

More information on Room and Board rates can be found on the Residence Services website.

Dayton Campus

Wright State will not defer payment of fees or accept partial payments or postdated checks. Financial accounts are subject to audit at any time throughout a student's enrollment or academic career.

Estimated Undergraduate Expenses

Ohio Students Living on Campus
Expense Semester Year
Tuition (11-18 hours) $4,365 $8,730
Room, meals, activity and communications fee*  $4,718 $9,436
Books and Supplies** $700 $1,400
Total $9,783 $19,566
Non-Resident Students Living on Campus
Expense Semester Year
Tuition (11-18 hours) $8,675 $17,350
Room, meals, activity and communications fee* $4,718 $9,436
Books and Supplies** $700 $1,400
Total $14,093 $28,186
Commuting Students
Expense Semester Year
Tuition (11-18 hours) $4,365 $8,730
Books and Supplies** $700 $1,400
Total $5,065 $10,130

*Cost reflects double occupancy in the Woods Residential Community
**Estimate only

Undergraduate Tuition

11-18* Hours
Expense Cost
Tuition $4,365
Total Ohio Resident Tuition $4,365
Expense Cost
Non-Resident Tuition $4,310
Total Non-Resident Tuition $8,675
1-10.5 Hours
Expense Cost/Hour
Tuition $394/hour
Total Ohio Resident Tuition/Hour $394/hour
Expense Cost/Hour
Non-Resident Tuition $791/hour
Total Non-Resident Tuition/Hour $791/hour

*Per hour rates will be applied to each credit hour in excess of 18.

Graduate Tuition

11-18 Hours
Expense Cost
Tuition $6,738
Total Ohio Resident Tuition $6,738
Expense Cost
Non-Resident Tuition $4,708
Total Non-Resident Tuition $11,446
1-10.5 Hours
Expense Cost/Hour
Tuition $622/hour
Non-Resident Tuition $438/hour
Total Non-Resident Tuition/Hour $1,060/hour

School of Professional Psychology/Doctor of Nursing Practice Tuition

11 or More Hours
Expense Cost
Tuition $7,910
Total Ohio Resident Tuition $7,910
Expense Cost
Non-Resident Tuition $4,730
Total Non-Resident Tuition $12,640
1-10.5 Hours
Expense Cost
Tuition $733/hour
Non-Resident Tuition $440/hour
Total Non-Resident Tuition/Hour $1,173/hour

Boonshoft School of Medicine Tuition

11 or More Hours
Expense Cost
Tuition $16,950
Total Ohio Resident Tuition $16,950
Expense Cost
Non-Resident Tuition $8,497
Total Non-Resident Tuition $25,447

Note: Per hour rates will applied to each credit hour in excess of 18.

Additional Charges & Fees

Fee Cost
Late Registration Fee

$100 beginning day 1 through 14th day of term.

$100 per credit hour after 14th day of term.

Non-Degree Application Fee

$10

Undergraduate Admissions Degree Application Fee $30
Graduate Admissions Degree Application Fee $40
Graduation Application Fee $35
Technology Fee $20/credit hour; max $150*
Audit Fee Same as credit courses per hour**
First Year Program Fee $100
Transcript Fee $6/each
Transcript Fee: Express Mail $20/each
Returned Check/ACH Debit $25
Applied Music Fee: half-hour lesson $360 (voice), $330 (all others)
Applied Music Fee: one-hour lesson $720 (voice), $660 (all others)
Prior Learning Assesment First Attempt $150/course
Prior Learning Assesment Second Attempt $75/course
International Student Fee $98
TK20 Assessment Fee $100 one-time fee/account active for 7 years
Late Payment $50-200
4-Payment Plan Enrollment Fee $10/term
3-Payment Plan Enrollment Fee $40/term
Payment Plan Late Fee $50
Health Insurance for Student

$599 Fall term

$537 Spring term

$504 Summer Term

*College of Engineering and Computer Science courses only.
**Laboratory and special courses not open to audit.

Lake Campus

Wright State will not defer payment of fees or accept partial payments or postdated checks. Financial accounts are subject to audit at any time throughout a student's enrollment or academic career.

Estimated Undergraduate Expenses

Ohio Resident Students Living at Lake Campus
Expense Semester Year
Tuition (11-18 hours) $2,921 $5,842
Double Room, including all utilities $2,300 $4,600
Books and Supplies** $700 $1,400
Total $5,921 $11,842
Non-Resident Students Living at Lake Campus
Expense Semester Year
Tuition (11-18 hours) $7,231 $14,462
Double Room, including all utilities $2,300 $4,600
Books and Supplies** $700 $1,400
Total $10,231 $20,462
Commuting Students
Expense Semster Year
Tuition (11-18 hours) $2,921 $5,842
Books and Supplies** $700 $1,400
Total $3,621 $7,242

**Estimate only

Undergraduate Tuition

11-18 Hours
Expense Cost
Tuition $2,921
Total Ohio Resident Tuition $2,921
Expense Cost
Non-Resident Tuition $4,310
Total Non-Resident Tuition $7,231
1-10.5 Hours
Expense Cost
Tuition $265/hour
Non-Resident Fee $397/hour
Total Non-Resident Fee/Hour $662/hour

Graduate Tuition

11-18 Hours
Expense Cost
Tuition $6,738
Total Ohio Resident Tuition $6,738
Expense Cost
Non-Resident Tuition $4,708
Total Non-Resident Tuition $11,446
1-10.5 Hours
Expense Cost
Tuition $622/hour
Non-Resident Tuition $438/hour
Total Non-Resident Tuition $1060/hour

Additional Charges and Fees

Fee Cost
Late Registration Fee

$100 beginning day 1 through 14th day of term.

$100 per credit hour after 14th day of term.

Non-Degree Application Fee

$10

Undergraduate Admissions Degree Application Fee $30
Graduate Admissions Degree Application Fee $40
Graduation Application Fee $35
Technology Fee $20/credit hour; max $150*
Audit Fee Same rate as credit courses per hour**
First Year Program Fee $100
Transcript Fee $6/each
Transcript Fee: Express Mail $20/each
Returned Check/ACH Debit $25
Applied Music Fee: half-hour lesson $360 (voice), $330 (all others)
Applied Music Fee: one-hour lesson $720 (voice), $660 (all others)
Credit by Examination/Proficiency Test Fee $25
Credit by Examination $50/credit hour
International Student Fee $98
TK20 Assessment Fee $100 one-time fee/account active for 7 years
Late Payment $50-200
4-Payment Plan Enrollment Fee $10/term
3-Payment Plan Enrollment Fee $40/term
Payment Plan Late Fee $50
Health Insurance for Student

$599 Fall term

$537 Spring term

$504 Summer term

Lake Campus Program Fee
(3000- and 4000-level courses in BUS, EGR, NUR and courses required in these majors)

$57/credit hour

(Flat Rate of $627 for 11 or more hours)

*College of Engineering and Computer Science courses only.