Graduate Education Cost

For the 2013-14 Academic Year

Expense Fee
Tuition per credit hour (1-10.5 hours) $577 (in-state residents)
  $983 (out-of-state residents)
Flat Rate tuition per semester (11-18 hours) $6,257 (in-state residents)
  $10,629 (out-of-state residents)
Books $600*
Total Per Semester (flat rate) $6,857* (in-state residents)
  $11,229* (out-of-state residents)
Total Per Year (flat rate) $13,714* (in-state residents)
  $22,458* (out-of-state residents)


Graduate Student Debt at Wright State

As of Fall 2012:

  • Roughly 30% of graduate students rely on loans as their largest source of financial support
  • 1332 graduate students took out loans totaling more than $24 million, with an average debt load of over $18,000
  • 1181 graduate students have outstanding Stafford Loan balances averaging nearly $40,000 per student
  • Over 50% of graduate students are not guaranteed financial support for their graduate programs at the time they begin their studies