2016-2017 Tuition & Fees

Effective Fall 2016

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Estimated Total Costs for Undergraduate Students

Academic Year 2016–17
Rates Ohio Resident
Ohio Resident
(Living on Campus)
Non-Ohio Resident
Tuition $4,365 $4,365 $8,675
Room, meals, activity and communications fee* N/A $4,718 $4,718
Books and supplies** $700 $700 $700
Total for 1 semester $5,065 $9,873 $14,093
Total for 2 semesters (fall and spring) $10,130 $19,566 $28,186

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

Tuition Cost (Per Semester)

Academic Year 2016-17
Rates Ohio Resident Non-Ohio Resident
Undergraduate Tuition (11–18 hours)* $4,365 $8,675
Undergraduate Tuition (1–10.5 hours) $394/hour $791/hour
Graduate Tuition (11–18 hours)* $6,738 $11,446
Graduate Tuition (1–10.5 hours) $622/hour $1,060/hour
School of Professional Psychology/
Doctor of Nursing Practice Tuition (11–18 hours)*
$7,910 $12,640
School of Professional Psychology/
Doctor of Nursing Practice Tuition (1–10.5 hours)
$733/hour $1,173/hour
Boonshoft School of Medicine Tuition (11 or more hours) $16,950 $25,477

*Per hour rates will be applied to each billable credit hour in excess of 18. Courses dropped after the 100% refund period are not deducted from the billable hours.

Visit our financial aid Cost of Attendance page for a list of other estimated indirect costs including books, supplies, personal expenses, transportation, and loan fees that are used to calculate financial aid offers.

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


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
New Student Orientation $25
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 Assessment First Attempt $150/course
Prior Learning Assessment Second Attempt $75/course
International Student Fee $98 (or $300 if sponsored by an organization)
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

$503 Summer term 2016
$537 Fall term 2016
$599 Spring Term 2017

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

Tuition and Fees Explanation

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. 

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.