Fees and Costs

Tuition cost for the Lake Campus is among the lowest in the state! As a regional campus of Wright State University, we work diligently to keep our university accessible and affordable.


Effective Fall 2016

Estimated Undergraduate Expenses 

                                                                Ohio Resident, Full-Time Students Living at Lake Campus

Expense Semester Year
Tuition (Full-time student, 11-18 hours) $2,921 $5,842
Double Room, including all utilities $2,300 $4,600
Total $5,221 $10,442

                                                 Non-Ohio (Out-Of-State) Resident, Full-Time Students Living at Lake Campus

Expense Semester Year
Tuition (Full-time student, 11-18 hours) $7,231 $14,462
Double Room, including all utilities $2,300 $4,600
Total $9,531 $19,062

                                                               Commuter Student, Ohio Resident, Full-Time at Lake Campus

Expense Semester Year
Tuition (Full-time student, 11-18 hours) $2,921 $5,842

                                                           Part-Time Tuition (1-10.5 Hours), Ohio Resident at Lake Campus

Expense Cost
Ohio Resident Part-time Tuition $265/hour


                                                        Part-Time Tuition (1-10.5 Hours), Non-Ohio Resident (Out-of-State)

Expense Cost
Non-Ohio Resident Tuition $265/credit hour
Non-Ohio Resident Fee (Out-of-State) $397/credit hour
Total Non-Ohio Resident Tuition $662/credit hour

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

Further information about the cost of campus housing can be found here.

International Student Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees for international students are the same whether the international student is attending the Lake Campus or the Dayton campus. 

Additional Cost & Fees

Fees Charges
Late registration fee $100 beginning day 1 through 14th day of term
$100 per credit hour after 14th day of term
Nondegree application fee $10
Undergraduate Admissions degree application fee $30
Graduate Admissions degree application fee $40
Technology fee $20/credit hr, max $150*
Audit Fee Same rate as credit courses per hour**
Transcript fee (each) $6/each
Transcript fee - Express Mail (each) $20/each
Returned check/ACH Debit $25
Applied music fee - half-hour lesson $330
Applied music fee - one-hour lesson $660
Credit by Examination/Proficiency test fee $25
Credit by Examination $25/credit hour
Graduation application fee $35
International student fee $98
Late Payment Fee $50-200
Payment Plan Enrollment Fee

$10 for the 4-pay plan
$40 for the 3-pay plan

Payment Plan Late Fee $50
2016-17 Health Insurance for Student

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

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

$113/credit hour

(Flat Rate of $1243 for 11 or more hours)

Lake Campus Parking/Recreation Fee $15/part-time student
$30/full-time student
Lake Campus Book Estimate

$500/semester for 
full-time student

*College of Engineering and Computer Sciences Courses only

Indiana Tuition Reciprocity

Exceptions for Non-Ohio Residents to Qualify for In-State Tuition

Under this agreement, Wright State University agrees to accept at Ohio resident tuition rates, any resident of the following counties of Indiana who enrolls and who satisfies all regular admission requirements (including those requirements of the specific course or program in which admission is sought).

This agreement is in effect June 30, 2015 - June 30, 2017, and may be renewed. Students who qualify for in-state tuition under this reciprocity agreement who remain actively enrolled at Wright State while completing their academic program will continue at the in-state tuition rate, even if the agreement expires.

To be considered for the in-state tuition rate, an Indiana student must:

  • Be a legal resident of one of the counties listed below.
  • Satisfy admission requirements and be officially admitted to Wright State University.
  • Complete the Request for In-State Tuition Status for Indiana Residents Form (PDF) and submit it to the Office of the Registrar at Wright State.
  • Provide any documentation to help prove IN resident status, if requested.
  • Be approved for in-state tuition before the first day of the term of application. Late applications will be considered for future terms.
Participating Indiana Counties
  • Adams
  • Allen
  • Blackford
  • Clark
  • Dearborn
  • Decatur
  • DeKalb
  • Delaware
  • Fayette
  • Floyd
  • Franklin
  • Harrison
  • Henry
  • Jay
  • Jefferson
  • Jennings
  • Noble
  • Ohio
  • Randolph
  • Ripley
  • Rush
  • Scott
  • Steuben
  • Switzerland
  • Union
  • Washington
  • Wayne
  • Wells