Tuition & Fees

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.

Undergraduate

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 Resident**
Undergraduate Tuition (11–18 credit hours)* $3,205 $3,205 $7,914
Undergraduate Tuition (1–10.5 hours) $290/hour $290/hour $724/hour
Campus Housing*** N/A $2,315 $2,315
Communications Fee N/A $200 $200
Books and supplies**** $792 $792 $792
Total for 1 Semester $3,997 $6,512 $11,221
Total for 2 Semesters (fall and spring) $7,994 $13,024 $22,442

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

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

Academic Year 2019–20

Rates Ohio Resident Non-Ohio Resident
Undergraduate Tuition (11–18 credit hours)* $3,205 $7,914
Undergraduate Tuition (1–10.5 hours) $290/hour $724/hour

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 Resident**
Undergraduate Tuition (11–18 credit hours)* $3,097 $3,097 $7,806
Undergraduate Tuition (1–10.5 hours) $281/hour $281/hour $715/hour
Campus Housing*** N/A $2,315 $2,315
Communications Fee   $200 $200
Books and supplies**** $792 $792 $792
Total for 1 Semester $3,889 $6,404 $11,113
Total for 2 Semesters (fall and spring) $7,778 $12,808 $22,226

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

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

Academic Year 2018–19

Rates Ohio Resident Non-Ohio Resident
Undergraduate Tuition (11–18 credit hours)* $3,097 $7,806
Undergraduate Tuition (1–10.5 hours) $281/hour $715/hour

Non Guarantee Tuition (attended prior to Summer 2018)

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

Academic Year 2019–20

Rates Ohio Resident*** Non-Ohio Resident****
Undergraduate Tuition (11–18 credit hours)** $2,979 $7,688
Undergraduate Tuition (1–10.5 hours) $270/hour $704/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 ($4,709 or $434/hour) is determined annually by the Wright State University Board of Trustees


Additional Charges and 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 $100 beginning the first day of the term
$100 per credit hour after 14th day of term
Non-Degree application fee $10
Undergraduate Admissions degree application fee $30
Graduate Admissions degree application fee $40
Graduation Application Fee $35
Technology fee $20/credit hr, max $150*
Audit Fee Same rate as credit courses per hour**
Transcript fee (Electronic, Mail, Pick-up) $9.25/each
Transcript fee + Express Mail $22.25/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
International Student Fee $150 (or $300 if sponsored by an organization)
TK20 Assessment Fee $100 one-time fee/account active for 7 years
Late Payment Fee $50–200
4-Payment Plan Enrollment Fee $25/term
4-Payment Plan Enrollment Fee with Prior Term Balance

$50/term

Payment Plan Late Fee $50/per late installment
Health Insurance for Students with more than 6 credit hours per term Fall 2019 $945, Spring 2019 $806, Summer 2020 $709
Lake Campus Parking/Recreation Fee $16.5/part-time student
$33/full-time student
Career Services Fee $25/term***

* College of Engineering and Computer Science courses only
** Laboratory and special courses not open to audit
*** Undergraduate, degree-seeking students 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 & 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.