2018-19 Tuition and Fees

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Undergraduate Wright Guarantee 18-19 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 18 or Spring 19. For non-Ohio resident students, the out-of-state tuition is not guaranteed.

Rates Ohio Resident
(Commuting)
Ohio Resident
(Living on Campus)
Non-Ohio Resident**
Undergraduate Tuition (11–18 hours)* $4,627 $4,627 $9,199
Undergraduate Tuition (1–10.5 hours) $417/hour $417/hour $838/hour
Campus Housing (Woods Double)*** N/A $2,816 $2,816
Meals (Raider 200 Meal Plan)**** N/A $1,830 $1,830
Activity/Communications/Hospitality Fees N/A $463 $463
Books and supplies***** $780 $780 $780
Total for 1 semester $5,407 $10,516 $15,088
Total for 2 semesters (fall and spring) $10,814 $21,032 $30,176

*Per hour rates will be applied to each credit hour in excess of 18
**Non-Ohio resident portion of tuition ($4,572 or $421/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 Non Guarantee Tuition

Undergraduate Non Guarantee Tuition (attended prior to Summer 2018)*

 
Rates Ohio Resident*** Non-Ohio Resident****
Undergraduate Tuition (11–18 hours)** $4,365 $8,937
Undergraduate Tuition (1–10.5 hours) $394/hour $815/hour

*Must attend at least one semester each academic year
**Per hour rates will be applied to each credit hour in excess of 18
***Future in-state tuition rates are determined by the Ohio General Assembly and the Wright State University Board of Trustees
****Non-Ohio resident portion of tuition ($4,572 or $421/hour) is determined annually by the Wright State University Board of Trustees


Graduate and Professional Tuition

2018–19 Graduate and Professional Tuition Rates
Rates Ohio Resident** Non-Ohio Resident**
Graduate Tuition (11–18 hours)* $7,149 $12,143
Graduate Tuition (1–10.5 hours) $660/hour $1,125/hour
 
School of Professional Psychology/
Doctor of Nursing Practice Tuition (11–18 hours)*
$8,390 $13,408
School of Professional Psychology/
Doctor of Nursing Practice Tuition (1–10.5 hours)
$778/hour $1,245/hour
 
Boonshoft School of Medicine Tuition (11 or more hours) $17,447 $26,177

* Per hour rates will be applied to each credit hour in excess of 18
** Rates determined annually by the Wright State University Board of Trustees. 


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