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2024–25 Tuition and Fees

The Wright Guarantee Tuition ProgramWright State University strives to make higher education affordable for its students. Our tuition is among the best values in the state. Use our cost estimator to estimate your total college costs. 

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Undergraduate Wright Guarantee 2024–25 Estimated Total Costs

The Wright Guarantee Tuition Program guarantees the same annual cost of in-state tuition, housing rates and meal plans over a four-year college career for new incoming, degree-seeking undergraduate students starting in Fall 2023 or Spring 2024. For non-Ohio resident students, the out-of-state tuition is not guaranteed.

Rates Ohio Resident
(Commuting)
Ohio Resident
(Living on Campus)
Non-Ohio Resident1
Undergraduate Tuition (11–18 hours)2 $5,736 $5,736 $10,586
Undergraduate Tuition (1–10.5 hours) $516/hour $516/hour $963/hour
Campus Housing (Woods Double)3 N/A $2,657 $2,657
Meals (Gold Campus Dining)4 N/A $2,000 $2,000
Activity/Communications/Hospitality Fees N/A $463 $463
Books and supplies5 $700 $700 $700
Total for one semester $6,436 $11,556 $16,406
Total for two semesters (fall and spring) $12,872 $23,112 $32,812

1Non-Ohio resident portion of tuition ($4,850 or $447/hour) is not guaranteed.
2Per 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.
3Cost reflects double occupancy for a Woods room. Learn more about the cost of Dayton Campus housing.
4Default meal plan for residential dormitory students. Learn more about the cost of meal plans.
5Estimate only—not guaranteed
Costs do not include course or program fees


Undergraduate Non-Guarantee 2024–25 Tuition

Rates Ohio Resident
(Commuting)
Ohio Resident
(Living on Campus)
Non-Ohio Resident1
Undergraduate Tuition (11–18 hours)2 $4,722 $4,722 $9,572
Undergraduate Tuition (1–10.5 hours) $426/hour $426/hour $873/hour
Campus Housing (Woods Double)3 N/A $2,300 $2,300
Gold Dining Plan4 N/A $1,939 $1,939
Activity/Communications/Hospitality Fees N/A $463 $463
Books and supplies5 $700 $700 $700
Total for one semester $5,422 $10,124 $14,974
Total for two semesters (fall and spring) $10,844 $20,248 $29,948

1Non-Ohio resident portion of tuition ($4,850 or $447/hour) is not guaranteed.
2Per 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.
3Cost reflects double occupancy for a Woods room. Learn more about the cost of Dayton Campus housing.
4Default meal plan for residential dormitory students. Learn more about the cost of meal plans.
5Estimate only—not guaranteed
Costs do not include course or program fees


Graduate and Professional 2024–25 Tuition

Rates Ohio Resident1 Non-Ohio Resident1
Graduate Tuition (11–18 hours)2 $7,363 $12,357
Graduate Tuition (1–10.5 hours) $680/hour $1,145/hour
 
Raj Soin College of Business Tuition (11–18 hours)2 - all programs  $8,440 $13,434
Raj Soin College of Business Tuition (1–10.5 hours) - all programs $780/hour $1,245/hour
 
College of Engineering and Computer Science Tuition (11–18 hours)- all programs  $7,908 $12,902
College of Engineering and Computer Science Tuition (1–10.5 hours) - all programs​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​ $730/hour $1,195/hour
 
Nursing (M.S.) Tuition (11–18 hours)2 $7,908 $12,902
Nursing (M.S.) Tuition (1–10.5 hours) $730/hour $1,195/hour
 
Counseling (M.S.) Tuition (11–18 hours)2 $7,908 $12,902
Counseling (M.S.) Tuition (1–10.5 hours) $730/hour $1,195/hour
 
Social Work (M.A.S.W.) Tuition (11–18 hours)2 $7,908 $12,902
Social Work (M.A.S.W.) Tuition (1–10.5 hours) $730/hour $1,195/hour
 
M.P.H. Tuition (11–18 hours)2 $8,171 $13,165
M.P.H. Tuition (1–10.5 hours) $755/hour $1,220/hour
 
Pharmacology and Toxicology (M.S.) Tuition (11–18 hours)2 $8,171 $13,165
Pharmacology and Toxicology (M.S.) Tuition (1–10.5 hours) $755/hour $1,220/hour
 
School of Professional Psychology and Doctor of Nursing Practice Tuition (11 or more hours) $10,368 $16,568
School of Professional Psychology and Doctor of Nursing Practice Tuition (1–10.5 hours) $961/hour $1,539/hour
 
Boonshoft School of Medicine Tuition for M1, M2, and M4 (11 or more hours) $22,189 $33,504
Boonshoft School of Medicine Tuition for M3 (11 or more hours) $29,586 $40,901


1Rates determined annually by the Wright State University Board of Trustees.
2Per 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.


Non-Resident Surcharge and Selective Service Registration

If you are a male between the ages of 18-26, you must report your selective service number to the Office of the Registrar, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, Ohio 45435, or non-resident fees will be assessed, in accordance with state law.  If needed, you may obtain your selective service number by calling (847) 688-6888 or at http://www.sss.gov


Previous Cohorts

Undergraduate Wright Guarantee 2023–24 Estimated Total Costs

The Wright Guarantee Tuition Program guarantees the same annual cost of in-state tuition, housing rates and meal plans over a four-year college career for new incoming, degree-seeking undergraduate students starting in Fall 2023 or Spring 2024. For non-Ohio resident students, the out-of-state tuition is not guaranteed.

Rates Ohio Resident
(Commuting)
Ohio Resident
(Living on Campus)
Non-Ohio Resident1
Undergraduate Tuition (11–18 hours)2 $5,569 $5,569 $10,419
Undergraduate Tuition (1–10.5 hours) $501/hour $501/hour $948/hour
Campus Housing (Woods Double)3 N/A $2,478 $2,478
Meals (Gold Campus Dining)4 N/A $2,000 $2,000
Activity/Communications/Hospitality Fees N/A $463 $463
Books and supplies5 $700 $700 $700
Total for one semester $6,269 $11,210 $16,098
Total for two semesters (fall and spring) $12,538 $22,420 $32,196

1Non-Ohio resident portion of tuition ($4,850 or $447/hour) is not guaranteed.
2Per 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.
3Cost reflects double occupancy for a Woods room. Learn more about the cost of Dayton Campus housing.
4Default meal plan for residential dormitory students. Learn more about the cost of meal plans.
5Estimate only—not guaranteed
Costs do not include course or program fees


Undergraduate Wright Guarantee 2022–23 Estimated Total Costs

The Wright Guarantee Tuition Program guarantees the same annual cost of in-state tuition, housing rates and meal plans over a four-year college career for new incoming, degree-seeking undergraduate students starting in Fall 2022 or Spring 2023. For non-Ohio resident students, the out-of-state tuition is not guaranteed.

Rates Ohio Resident
(Commuting)
Ohio Resident
(Living on Campus)
Non-Ohio Resident1
Undergraduate Tuition (11–18 hours)2 $5,407 $5,407 $10,257
Undergraduate Tuition (1–10.5 hours) $486/hour $486/hour $933/hour
Campus Housing (Woods Double)3 N/A $2,406 $2,406
Meals (Raider 200 Meal Plan)4 N/A $2,028 $2,028
Activity/Communications/Hospitality Fees N/A $463 $463
Books and supplies5 $700 $700 $700
Total for one semester $6,107 $11,004 $15,854
Total for two semesters (fall and spring) $12,214 $22,008 $31,708

1Non-Ohio resident portion of tuition ($4,850 or $447/hour) is not guaranteed.
2Per 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.
3Cost reflects double occupancy for a Woods room. Learn more about the cost of Dayton Campus housing.
4Default meal plan for residential dormitory students. Learn more about the cost of meal plans. As of 2023–24 a new food service vendor required approval for a new meal plan default. It is Gold Campus Dining at a rate of $2,000 per semester.
5Estimate only—not guaranteed
Costs do not include course or program fees


Undergraduate Wright Guarantee 2021–22 Estimated Total Costs

The Wright Guarantee 2021-22 Tuition Program guarantees the same annual cost of in-state tuition, housing rates and meal plans over a four-year college career for new incoming, degree-seeking undergraduate students starting in Fall 2021 or Spring 2022. For non-Ohio resident students, the out-of-state tuition is not guaranteed.

Rates Ohio Resident
(Commuting)
Ohio Resident
(Living on Campus)
Non-Ohio Resident1
Undergraduate Tuition (11–18 hours)2 $5,170 $5,170 $10,020
Undergraduate Tuition (1–10.5 hours) $465/hour $465/hour $912/hour
Campus Housing (Woods Double)3 N/A $2,300 $2,300
Meals (Raider 200 Meal Plan)4 N/A $1,939 $1,939
Activity/Communications/Hospitality Fees N/A $463 $463
Books and supplies5 $700 $700 $700
Total for one semester $5,870 $10,572 $15,422
Total for two semesters (fall and spring) $11,740 $21,144 $30,844

1Non-Ohio resident portion of tuition ($4,850 or $447/hour) is not guaranteed.
2Per 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.
3Cost reflects double occupancy for a Woods room. Learn more about the cost of Dayton Campus housing.
4Default meal plan for residential dormitory students. Learn more about the cost of meal plans. As of 2023–24 a new food service vendor required approval for a new meal plan default. It is Gold Campus Dining at a rate of $2,000 per semester.
5Estimate only—not guaranteed
Costs do not include course or program fees

*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.
**Non-Ohio resident portion of tuition ($4,709 or $434/hour) is not guaranteed
***Cost reflects double occupancy for a Woods room. Learn more about the cost of Dayton Campus housing.
****Default meal plan for residential dormitory students. Learn more about the cost of meal plans.
*****Estimate only-not guaranteed
Costs do not include course or program fees


    Undergraduate Wright Guarantee 2020–21 Estimated Total Costs

    The Wright Guarantee 2020-21 Tuition Program guarantees the same annual cost of in-state tuition, housing rates and meal plans over a four-year college career for new incoming, degree-seeking undergraduate students starting in Fall 2020 or Spring 2021. For non-Ohio resident students, the out-of-state tuition is not guaranteed.

    Rates Ohio Resident
    (Commuting)
    Ohio Resident
    (Living on Campus)
    Non-Ohio Resident1
    Undergraduate Tuition (11–18 hours)2 $4,981 $4,981 $9,831
    Undergraduate Tuition (1–10.5 hours) $448/hour $448/hour $895/hour
    Campus Housing (Woods Double)3 N/A $2,300 $2,300
    Meals (Raider 200 Meal Plan)4 N/A $1,939 $1,939
    Activity/Communications/Hospitality Fees N/A $463 $463
    Books and supplies5 $700 $700 $700
    Total for one semester $5,681 $10,383 $15,233
    Total for two semesters (fall and spring) $11,362 $20,766 $30,466

    1Non-Ohio resident portion of tuition ($4,850 or $447/hour) is not guaranteed.
    2Per 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.
    3Cost reflects double occupancy for a Woods room. Learn more about the cost of Dayton Campus housing.
    4Default meal plan for residential dormitory students. Learn more about the cost of meal plans. As of 2023–24 a new food service vendor required approval for a new meal plan default. It is Gold Campus Dining at a rate of $2,000 per semester.
    5Estimate only—not guaranteed
    Costs do not include course or program fees

    *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.
    **Non-Ohio resident portion of tuition ($4,709 or $434/hour) is not guaranteed
    ***Cost reflects double occupancy for a Woods room. Learn more about the cost of Dayton Campus housing.
    ****Default meal plan for residential dormitory students. Learn more about the cost of meal plans.
    *****Estimate only-not guaranteed
    Costs do not include course or program fees


    Undergraduate Wright Guarantee 2019-20 Estimated Total Costs

    The Wright Guarantee 2019-20 Tuition Program guarantees the same annual cost of in-state tuition, housing rates and meal plans over a four-year college career for new incoming, degree-seeking undergraduate students starting in Fall 2019 or Spring 2020. For non-Ohio resident students, the out-of-state tuition is not guaranteed.

    Rates Ohio Resident
    (Commuting)
    Ohio Resident
    (Living on Campus)
    Non-Ohio Resident1
    Undergraduate Tuition (11–18 hours)2 $4,789 $4,789 $9,639
    Undergraduate Tuition (1–10.5 hours) $431/hour $431/hour $878/hour
    Campus Housing (Woods Double)3 N/A $2,300 $2,300
    Meals (Raider 200 Meal Plan)4 N/A $1,939 $1,939
    Activity/Communications/Hospitality Fees N/A $463 $463
    Books and supplies5 $700 $700 $700
    Total for one semester $5,489 $10,191 $15,041
    Total for two semesters (fall and spring) $10,978 $20,382 $30,082

    1Non-Ohio resident portion of tuition ($4,850 or $447/hour) is not guaranteed.
    2Per 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.
    3Cost reflects double occupancy for a Woods room. Learn more about the cost of Dayton Campus housing.
    4Default meal plan for residential dormitory students. Learn more about the cost of meal plans. As of 2023–24 a new food service vendor required approval for a new meal plan default. It is Gold Campus Dining at a rate of $2,000 per semester.
    5Estimate only—not guaranteed
    Costs do not include course or program fees

    *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.
    **Non-Ohio resident portion of tuition ($4,709 or $434/hour) is not guaranteed
    ***Cost reflects double occupancy for a Woods room. Learn more about the cost of Dayton Campus housing.
    ****Default meal plan for residential dormitory students. Learn more about the cost of meal plans.
    *****Estimate only-not guaranteed
    Costs do not include course or program fees


    Undergraduate Wright Guarantee 2018-19 Estimated Total Costs

    The Wright Guarantee 2018-19 Tuition Program guarantees the same annual cost of in-state tuition, housing rates and meal plans over a four-year college career for new incoming, degree-seeking undergraduate students starting in Fall 2018 or Spring 2019. For non-Ohio resident students, the out-of-state tuition is not guaranteed.

    Rates Ohio Resident
    (Commuting)
    Ohio Resident
    (Living on Campus)
    Non-Ohio Resident1
    Undergraduate Tuition (11–18 hours)2 $4,627 $4,627 $9,477
    Undergraduate Tuition (1–10.5 hours) $417/hour $417/hour $864/hour
    Campus Housing (Woods Double)3 N/A $2,300 $2,300
    Meals (Raider 200 Meal Plan)4 N/A $1,830 $1,830
    Activity/Communications/Hospitality Fees N/A $463 $463
    Books and supplies5 $700 $700 $700
    Total for one semester $5,327 $9,920 $14,770
    Total for two semesters (fall and spring) $10,654 $19,840 $29,540

    1Non-Ohio resident portion of tuition ($4,850 or $447/hour) is not guaranteed
    2Per 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.
    3Cost reflects double occupancy for a Woods room. Learn more about the cost of Dayton Campus housing.
    4Default meal plan for residential dormitory students. Learn more about the cost of meal plans. As of 2023–24 a new food service vendor required approval for a new meal plan default. It is Gold Campus Dining at a rate of $2,000 per semester.
    5Estimate only—not guaranteed
    Costs do not include course or program fees

    *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.
    **Non-Ohio resident portion of tuition ($4,709 or $434/hour) is not guaranteed
    ***Cost reflects double occupancy for a Woods room. Learn more about the cost of Dayton Campus housing.
    ****Default meal plan for residential dormitory students. Learn more about the cost of meal plans.
    *****Estimate only-not guaranteed
    Costs do not include course or program fees


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    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.