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 2015

Tuition (11-18 hours)

Ohio Resident Students Living at Lake Campus
Expense Semester Year
Tuition (11-18 hours) $2,921 $5,842
Double Room, including all utilities $2,200 $4,400
Books and Supplies** $700 $1,400
Total $5,821 $11,642


Tuition (1-10.5 hours)
1-10.5 Hours
Expense Cost
Ohio Resident Part-time Tuition $265/hour
Non-Ohio Resident Fee $385/hour
Total Non-Resident Fee/Hour $650/hour

Note: per hour rates will be applied to each credit hour in excess of 18. If your first quarter of attendance was prior to Summer 2003 see the Fee Assessment Policy for more information on your quarterly fees.

Additional Fees

Fees Charges
Late registration fee $100 begining 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**
First Year Program fee $100
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 $75/term
Payment Plan Late Fee $50
Health Insurance for Student

$570 Fall term
$485 Spring Term
$432 Summer Term 

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

$57/credit hour

(Flat Rate of $627 for 11 or more hours)

*College of Engineering and Computer Sciences Courses only

Parking & Recreation

  • $15 per semester for part-time students
  • $30 per semester for full-time students

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