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.


Wright Guarantee 18-19 Tuition

The Wright Guarantee 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 18 or Spring 19. For non-Ohio resident students, the out-of-state tuition is not guaranteed.

Estimated Costs for Undergraduate Wright Guarantee 18-19 Students

Academic Year 2018-19

Rates Ohio Resident
Ohio Resident 
(Living on Campus)
Non-Ohio Resident*
Tuition $3,097 $3,097 $7,669
Campus Housing** N/A $2,205 $2,205
Communications Fee   $200 $200
Books and supplies*** $780 $780 $780
Total for 1 Semester $3,877 $6,282 $10,854
Total for 2 Semesters (fall and spring) $7,754 $12,564 $21,708

*Non-resident portion of tuition ($4,572 or $421/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
****Per hour rates will be applied to each credit hour in excess of 18

Costs do not include course or program fees

Tuition Cost (Per Semester) for Undergraduate Wright Guarantee 18-19 Students

Academic Year 2018-19

Rates Ohio Resident Non-Ohio Resident
Undergraduate Tuition (11-18 credit hours)* $3,097 $7,669
Undergraduate Tuition (1–10.5 hours) $281/hour $702/hour

Non Guarantee Tuition (attended prior to Summer 2018)*

Tuition Cost (Per Semester) for Undergraduate Non Guarantee Students

Academic Year 2018-19

Rates Ohio Resident*** Non-Ohio Resident****
Undergraduate Tuition (11-18 credit hours)** $2,921 $7,493
Undergraduate Tuition (1–10.5 hours) $265/hour $686/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 ($4,572 or $421/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
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 (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
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

Fall 2018 $775, Spring 2019 $661

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 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.