Rochester Campus Tuition and Fees

All tuition is subject to change by the Minnesota State College and University Board. The following tuition rates are approved for Winona State University in Fall, Spring and Summer .

Undergraduate tuition for Fall and Spring full time students (12- 18 credits) for the Winona campus and the ACE campus will be billed at a flat rate. Rochester campus classes will be charged on a per credit basis (except for Wisconsin residents).  All Graduate courses and Summer Session Undergraduate and Graduate courses will be charged on a per credit basis.

All tuition and fees are subject to change. Fees apply to all courses taken for credit, Including online courses.

Fees

All fees are subject to change. Fees apply to all courses taken for credit, including online courses.

Reduced fees are available for some student teachers and internships.


Course Fees

Course Fees are assessed to all students attending courses that have additional course fees indicated in the schedule. Rates are determined by the Department Chairperson and approved by the Deans and Academic Vice President. Course fees are used by the departments to pay for costs not normally incurred in every day instruction, i.e. the cost of using the bowling alley for a bowling class. This fee is included on 1098-T.


E-warrior: Digital Life & Learning Fee (Optional)

All full time undergraduate students (defined as taking 12 semester credits or more) are automatically enrolled in the Digital Life and Learning Program. Students will be required to continue in the program until they graduate or leave WSU. All other students may choose to participate in the program if they wish. Complete information is available on the e-Warrior program website.

This fee is $485 per term; contract is signed for the school year so if you receive your laptop at pre-registration and do not attend school in the fall you will be charged for the use of the computer during the summer. If the laptop is not returned prior to the start of the next term you may be charged the full replacement cost. You may also incur additional charges for laptops not returned at the time you withdraw up to and including replacement/collection costs. This fee is included on 1098-T.


Incidental Fees

Several smaller fees arise from other non-course related matters including Health Service, Credit by Exam Fees, ID card replacement fees and Library Fines.


Insurance

Health insurance is available to all full-time students. Further details are available in the Counseling Center. This fee is not included on 1098-T.


MSUSA Fee

The Student Life Fee is a mandatory fee assessed to all students enrolled in classes for college credit for the Winona and Rochester campuses. This fee is for membership in the Minnesota State University Student Association. Each campus student association shall be affiliated with its statewide student association and all students enrolled on those campuses shall be members in their respective statewide association. The MSUSA and the State Board Office determine the rate. The MSUSA Fee is $0.43 per credit hour. This fee is included on 1098-T.


NSF Fee (Returned Check)

A fee of $20 will be assessed for each check returned NSF.


Payment Plan

Payment in full for all tuition, fees and residence hall charges must be paid by the payment due date indicated in the current class schedule.  All students who have not paid their accounts in full by the due date and are not dropped will be placed on the extended payment plan.  The extended payment fee is $30 per term  An additional late fee of $10 will be assessed late payments on the extended payment plan.

Students are expected to pay all accounts to the University when they are due. Due dates are published on the WSU website. Failure to receive a notice does not release the student from payment obligations. The University is authorized to withhold the issuance of diplomas and official transcripts of credits and to deny students further registration until all moneys due the University have been paid.


Rochester Center Parking Access Fee

The Parking Access Fee is assessed to all students attending classes for college credit  through the Rochester campus. The rates are determined by Rochester Community and Technical College (RCTC is the owns and maintains the parking facilities at the Rochester campus) and The State Board Office. Funds are used by the RCTC to maintain the parking facilities at the Rochester campus. The Parking Access Fee is $4.75 per credit hour. This fee is not included on 1098-T.


Student Life Fee

The Student Life Fee is a mandatory fee assessed to all students enrolled in classes for college credit for the Winona and Rochester campuses. This fee provides a wide and balanced range of activities that complement the curriculum, including lectures, concerts, dramatic and activities contributing to the mental, moral and cultural development of the student body. A committee of Student Senate members and University Administration determines the rates. Areas receiving funds include the student senate, university clubs and the Winonan. The Student Life Fee is $5.75 per credit hour, with a $69.00 maximum per term. This fee is not included on 1098-T.


Technology Fee

The Student Life Fee is a mandatory fee assessed to all students enrolled in classes for college credit for the Winona and Rochester campuses. This fee is used for the acquisition, upgrading and maintenance of technology that supports academic and student activities, to include lab computers, software licensing, printers, network infrastructure, and technology support. The fee is also used to provide or enhance student access to technology. The rate is determined by University Administration.

The fee is $7.40 per credit hour, with a $103.60 maximum per term for those attending the Winona Campus and $8.00 per credit hour, with a $96 maximum per term for those attending the Rochester Campus. This fee is included on 1098-T.


Textbooks

Textbooks will average about $500 – $600 per term. Books can be purchased at the WSU Bookstore.


2015-2016 Per Credit Tuition Rochester Campus

 Residency Level

Tuition Per Credit  

Fees Per Credit 

Minnesota Undergraduate and
Wisconsin Undergraduate admitted & enrolled on or after Spring 2012

$244.42

$18.93

Wisconsin Undergraduate*

$234.85

$18.93

North Dakota Undergraduate

$234.85

$18.93

South Dakota Undergraduate

$234.85

$18.93

Non Resident Undergraduate

$426.32

$18.93

Full time Wisconsin UG Tuition Flat Rate**

$3551.50

TBD

Undergraduate Nursing Supplemental Fee $36.20  
Teacher Prep Collaborative $415.20 $18.93
Undergraduate Health Leadership & Admin $303.45 $18.93

Minnesota Graduate

$373.60

$18.93

Wisconsin Graduate

$373.60
$18.93

North Dakota Graduate

$373.60

$18.93

South Dakota Graduate

$373.60 $18.93

Non Resident Graduate

$562.70

$18.93

All Residencies Graduate Nursing & DNP

$695.46

$18.93

Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
$934.20 $18.93

 *Wisconsin students admitted and enrolled Fall 2008-Fall 2011 per credit tuition rate is $234.85.

 ** Wisconsin students admitted and enrolled Fall 2008-Fall 2011 flat tuition rate is $3,551.50.

Calculation of individual student charges will begin on or after August 1, 2015.

Please use the Financial Aid Cost of Attendance to determine financial needs. Or contact Student Accounts, Maxwell 205, 800-242-8978 Ext 5076.