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.


Estimated Costs for Undergraduate Student

Academic Year 2017-2018

Rates Ohio Resident
Ohio Resident 
(Living on Campus)
Non-Ohio Resident            
Tuition $2,921 $2,921 $7,360            
Campus Housing *   $2,300 $2,300            
Books & Supplies** $700 $700 $700            
Total for 1 Semester $3,621 $5,921 $10,360            
Total for 2 Semesters $7,242 $11,842 $20,720            

*Cost reflects double occupancy bedroom within the townhouse-style apartments. Further information about the cost of campus housing can be found here.                                                    
**Estimate only

Tuition Cost (Per Semester)

Academic Year 2017-2018

Rates Ohio Resident Non-Ohio Resident
Undergraduate Tuition (11-18 credit hours)* $2,921 $7,360
Undergraduate Tuition (1–10.5 hours) $265/hour $674/hour
Graduate Tuition (11–18 hours)* $6,940 $11,789
Graduate Tuition (1-10.5 hours) $640 $1,091

*Per hour rates will be applied to each credit hour in excess of 18

Additional Charges & Fees

Fees Charges

Lake Campus Program Fee

(3000 & 4000-level courses in BUS, EGR, NUR and courses required in these majors)

$113/credit hour (Flat Rate of $1,243 for 11 or more hours)
Late registration fee $250 beginning day after first due date of the 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 $360 (voice) $330 (all others)
Applied music fee - one-hour lesson $720 (voice) $660 (all others)
Prior Learning Assessment First Attempt $150/course
Prior Learning Assessment Second Attempt $75/course
Graduation Application Fee $35
International Student Fee $150 (or $300 if sponsored by an organization)
Late Payment Fee $50-200
TK20 Assessment Fee $100 one-time fee/account active for 7 years
4-Payment Enrollment Fee


Payment Plan Late Fee $50
2017-18 Health Insurance for Student


Lake Campus Parking/Recreation Fee $16.5/part-time student
$33/full-time student

*College of Engineering and Computer Science courses only
**Laboratory and special courses not open to audit

Tuition and Fees Explanation

Wright State University’s Board of Trustees reviews tuition and fees on an annual basis. Rates are generally approved in the spring for the upcoming Fall term.

Wright State University reserves the right to make policy and fee changes. 

Wright State will not defer payment of fees or accept partial payments or postdated checks. Financial accounts are subject to audit at any time throughout a student's enrollment or academic career.

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. 

Indiana Tuition Reciprocity

For information on the Indiana Reciprocity policy, see University Policy 3060.7.