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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.

Wright Guarantee 2022–23 Tuition

The Wright Guarantee 2022–23 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 2022 or Spring 2023. For non-Ohio resident students, the out-of-state tuition is not guaranteed.

Estimated Costs for Undergraduate Wright Guarantee 2022–23 Students

Academic Year 2022–23
Rates Ohio Resident
(Commuting)
Ohio Resident 
(Living on Campus)
Non-Ohio Resident1
Undergraduate Tuition (11–18 credit hours)2 $3,618 $3,618 $8,327
Undergraduate Tuition (1–10.5 hours) $327/hour $327/hour $761/hour
Campus Housing3 N/A $2,408 $2,408
Communications Fee N/A $200 $200
Books and supplies4 $700 $700 $700
Total for one semester $4,318 $6,926 $11,635
Total for two semesters (fall and spring) $8,636 $13,852 $23,270

Tuition Cost (Per Semester) for Undergraduate Wright Guarantee 2022–23 Students

Academic Year 2022–23
Rates Ohio Resident Non-Ohio Resident1
Undergraduate Tuition (11–18 credit hours)2 $3,618 $8,327
Undergraduate Tuition (1–10.5 hours) $327/hour $761/hour

1Non-resident portion of tuition ($4,709 or $434/hour) is not guaranteed
2Per hour rates will be applied to each credit hour in excess of 18
3Cost reflects double occupancy bedroom within the townhouse-style apartments. View further information about the cost of campus housing.
4Estimate only—not guaranteed
Costs do not include course or program fees


Non-Guarantee 2022–23 Tuition (attended prior to Summer 2018)

Estimated Costs for Undergraduate Non-Guarantee Students

Academic Year 2022–23
Rates Ohio Resident
(Commuting)
Ohio Resident 
(Living on Campus)
Non-Ohio Resident1
Undergraduate Tuition (11–18 credit hours)2 $3,160 $3,160 $7,869
Undergraduate Tuition (1–10.5 hours) $285/hour $285/hour $719/hour
Campus Housing3 N/A $2,408 $2,408
Communications Fee N/A $200 $200
Books and supplies4 $700 $700 $700
Total for one semester $3,860 $6,468 $11,177
Total for two semesters (fall and spring) $7,720 $12,936 $22,354

Tuition Cost (Per Semester) for Undergraduate Non-Guarantee Students

Academic Year 2022–23
Rates Ohio Resident Non-Ohio Resident1
Undergraduate Tuition (11–18 credit hours)2 $3,160 $7,869
Undergraduate Tuition (1–10.5 hours) $285/hour $719/hour

1Per hour rates will be applied to each credit hour in excess of 18
2Must attend at least one semester each academic year
3Future in-state tuition rates are determined by the Ohio General Assembly and the Wright State University Board of Trustees
4Non-Ohio resident portion of tuition ($4,709 or $434/hour) is determined annually by the Wright State University Board of Trustees


Additional Charges and Fees

Fees Charges
Applied music fee - half-hour lesson $360 (voice) $330 (all others)
Applied music fee - one-hour lesson $720 (voice) $660 (all others)
Audit Fee1 Same rate as credit courses per hour
Career Services Fee2 $25/term
Four-Payment Plan Enrollment Fee $25/term
Four-Payment Plan Enrollment Fee with Prior Term Balance

$50/term

Graduate Admissions degree application fee $40
Graduate Admissions Non-Degree application fee $10
Graduation Application Fee $35
International Student Fee $150 (or $300 if sponsored by an organization)
Lake Campus Parking/Recreation Fee $16.5/part-time student
$33/full-time student

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 $1,243 for 11 or more hours)
Late Payment Fee $50–200
Late registration fee $100 beginning the first day of the term
Payment Plan Late Fee $50/per late installment
Prior Learning Assessment First Attempt $150/course
Prior Learning Assessment Second Attempt $75/course
Returned check/ACH Debit $25
Student Health Insurance3
  • Fall 2021: $831
  • Spring/Summer 2022: $1,233
  • Summer 2022 (new admits): $560
Technology fee4 $20/credit hr, max $150
TK20 Assessment Fee $100 one-time fee/account active for 7 years
Transcript fee (Electronic, Mail, Pick-up) $9.25/each
Transcript fee + Express Mail $22.25/each

1Laboratory and special courses not open to audit
2Undergraduate, degree-seeking students only
3Students must provide proof of health insurance coverage. If coverage cannot be provided by undergraduate students registered for 12 credit hours or more and graduate students registered for six credit hours or more will be charged for student health insurance each term.
4College of Engineering and Computer Science courses only


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 Semester. 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 and Fees

Tuition and 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.


Prior Cohorts

Wright Guarantee 2021–22 Tuition

The Wright Guarantee 2021–22 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 2021 or Spring 2022. For non-Ohio resident students, the out-of-state tuition is not guaranteed.

Estimated Costs for Undergraduate Wright Guarantee 2021–22 Students

Academic Year 2021–22
Rates Ohio Resident
(Commuting)
Ohio Resident 
(Living on Campus)
Non-Ohio Resident1
Undergraduate Tuition (11–18 credit hours)2 $3,459 $3,459 $8,168
Undergraduate Tuition (1–10.5 hours) $313/hour $313/hour $747/hour
Campus Housing3 N/A $2,408 $2,408
Communications Fee N/A $200 $200
Books and supplies4 $700 $700 $700
Total for one semester $4,159 $6,767 $11,476
Total for two semesters (fall and spring) $8,318 $13,534 $22,952

Tuition Cost (Per Semester) for Undergraduate Wright Guarantee 2021–22 Students

Academic Year 2021–22
Rates Ohio Resident Non-Ohio Resident1
Undergraduate Tuition (11–18 credit hours)2 $3,459 $8,168
Undergraduate Tuition (1–10.5 hours) $313/hour $747/hour

1Non-resident portion of tuition ($4,709 or $434/hour) is not guaranteed
2Per hour rates will be applied to each credit hour in excess of 18
3Cost reflects double occupancy bedroom within the townhouse-style apartments. View further information about the cost of campus housing.
4Estimate only—not guaranteed
Costs do not include course or program fees


Wright Guarantee 2020–21 Tuition

The Wright Guarantee 2020–21 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 2020 or Spring 2021. For non-Ohio resident students, the out-of-state tuition is not guaranteed.

Estimated Costs for Undergraduate Wright Guarantee 2020–21 Students

Academic Year 2020–21
Rates Ohio Resident
(Commuting)
Ohio Resident 
(Living on Campus)
Non-Ohio Resident1
Undergraduate Tuition (11–18 credit hours)2 $3,333 $3,333 $8,042
Undergraduate Tuition (1–10.5 hours) $302/hour $302/hour $736/hour
Campus Housing3 N/A $2,315 $2,315
Communications Fee N/A $200 $200
Books and supplies4 $700 $700 $700
Total for one semester $4,033 $6,548 $11,257
Total for two semesters (fall and spring) $8,066 $13,096 $22,514

Tuition Cost (Per Semester) for Undergraduate Wright Guarantee 2020–21 Students

Academic Year 2020–21
Rates Ohio Resident Non-Ohio Resident1
Undergraduate Tuition (11–18 credit hours)2 $3,333 $8,042
Undergraduate Tuition (1–10.5 hours) $302/hour $736/hour

1Non-resident portion of tuition ($4,709 or $434/hour) is not guaranteed
2Per hour rates will be applied to each credit hour in excess of 18
3Cost reflects double occupancy bedroom within the townhouse-style apartments. View further information about the cost of campus housing.
4Estimate only—not guaranteed
Costs do not include course or program fees


Wright Guarantee 2019–20 Tuition

The Wright Guarantee 2019–20 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 2019 or Spring 2020. For non-Ohio resident students, the out-of-state tuition is not guaranteed.

Estimated Costs for Undergraduate Wright Guarantee 2019–20 Students

Academic Year 2019–20
Rates Ohio Resident
(Commuting)
Ohio Resident 
(Living on Campus)
Non-Ohio Resident1
Undergraduate Tuition (11–18 credit hours)2 $3,205 $3,205 $7,914
Undergraduate Tuition (1–10.5 hours) $290/hour $290/hour $724/hour
Campus Housing3 N/A $2,315 $2,315
Communications Fee N/A $200 $200
Books and supplies4 $700 $700 $700
Total for one semester $3,905 $6,420 $11,129
Total for two semesters (fall and spring) $7,810 $12,840 $22,258

Tuition Cost (Per Semester) for Undergraduate Wright Guarantee 2019–20 Students

Academic Year 2019–20
Rates Ohio Resident Non-Ohio Resident1
Undergraduate Tuition (11–18 credit hours)2 $3,205 $7,914
Undergraduate Tuition (1–10.5 hours) $290/hour $724/hour

1Non-resident portion of tuition ($4,709 or $434/hour) is not guaranteed
2Per hour rates will be applied to each credit hour in excess of 18
3Cost reflects double occupancy bedroom within the townhouse-style apartments. View further information about the cost of campus housing.
4Estimate only—not guaranteed
Costs do not include course or program fees


Wright Guarantee 2018–19 Tuition

The Wright Guarantee 2018–19 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 2018 or Spring 2019. For non-Ohio resident students, the out-of-state tuition is not guaranteed.

Estimated Costs for Undergraduate Wright Guarantee 2018–19 Students

Academic Year 2018–19
Rates Ohio Resident
(Commuting)
Ohio Resident 
(Living on Campus)
Non-Ohio Resident1
Undergraduate Tuition (11–18 credit hours)2 $3,097 $3,097 $7,806
Undergraduate Tuition (1–10.5 hours) $281/hour $281/hour $715/hour
Campus Housing3 N/A $2,315 $2,315
Communications Fee N/A $200 $200
Books and supplies4 $700 $700 $700
Total for one semester $3,797 $6,312 $11,021
Total for two semesters (fall and spring) $7,594 $12,624 $22,042

Tuition Cost (Per Semester) for Undergraduate Wright Guarantee 2018–19 Students

Academic Year 2018–19
Rates Ohio Resident Non-Ohio Resident1
Undergraduate Tuition (11–18 credit hours)2 $3,097 $7,806
Undergraduate Tuition (1–10.5 hours) $281/hour $715/hour

1Non-resident portion of tuition ($4,709 or $434/hour) is not guaranteed
2Per hour rates will be applied to each credit hour in excess of 18
3Cost reflects double occupancy bedroom within the townhouse-style apartments. View further information about the cost of campus housing.
4Estimate only—not guaranteed
Costs do not include course or program fees

 

 


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