Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

Tuition and fees vary depending on your course load, campus, academic program, and state of residency.  

These are the tuition and fee rates for Fall 2022 through Summer 2023.

If you qualify for the Resident Tuition Scholarship, you’ll pay the Minnesota resident rates.

All rates are subject to change. Fees apply to all courses taken for credit, including online courses. Find more details about student fees.

2022-2023 Costs Per Term

Full-Time Enrollment

Total Cost for 12-18 Credits

You’ll pay a flat rate for tuition each semester whether you take 12 credits, 18 credits, or some amount in between. This is sometimes called “banded” tuition.

Depending on your program, you may have to pay additional differential costs or a program-specific tuition rate.

Students enrolled in the Online Business Completion Programs are charged in-state tuition no matter where they’re from.

ResidencyTuitioneWarrior Laptop ProgramWinona Campus FeesRochester Campus FeeStudents United Fee
Minnesota Resident$4,193.75$485$554.88$252.21$0.80 per credit
Wisconsin Resident$4,193.75$485$554.88$252.21$0.80 per credit
North Dakota Resident$4,636.50$485$544.88$252.21$0.80 per credit
South Dakota Resident$5,243$485$554.88$252.21$0.80 per credit
Non-Resident$7,559.85$485$554.88$252.21$0.80 per credit

Part-Time Enrollment, Summer Courses, & Winter Courses

Cost per Credit

If you’re taking less than 12 credits, you’ll be billed on a per credit basis.

Students who are enrolled part-time may choose to opt in to the eWarrior Laptop Program for $485 per semester.

If you’re enrolled full-time during the academic year and choose to take Summer Session or Winter Session classes, there’s no additional fee for using your laptop.

Depending on your program, you may have to pay additional differential costs.

Students enrolled in the Online Business Completion Programs are charged in-state tuition no matter where they’re from.

ResidencyTuitionWinona Campus FeesRochester Campus Fee
Minnesota Resident$277.40$42.81$20.63
Wisconsin Resident$280.91$42.81$20.63
North Dakota Resident$309.10$42.81$20.63
South Dakota Resident$310.50$42.81$20.63
Non-Resident$503.60$42.81$20.63

Healthcare Leadership & Administration (HLA) Program Tuition & Fees

Cost per Credit

The Healthcare Leadership & Administration (HLA) program isn’t part of the banded tuition rate.

Students will be billed on a per credit basis for HLA courses.

TuitionFees
$353.38$42.81

Differential Tuition

Cost per Credit

These additional costs are added on a per credit basis whether you’re a full-time student or part-time student, during the academic year or over the Summer, and for all residencies.

Differential TypeTuition
Online Courses$4.50
Off-Site Courses (not held at the Winona Campus or online)$22.74
Nursing Program$42.79
Composite Materials Engineering Program$45

Estimate of Additional Expenses

These are various expenses you’ll have each year that are not billed by WSU—unless you choose to live on campus and have a meal plan.  

Exact costs will vary depending on your program and lifestyle, but these estimates are used in determining financial aid award packages.

ExpenseCost
Books & Supplies$900
Housing & Meals$9,654
Personal Expenses$2,000
Transportation$600

The housing and food costs are used for students living on or off campus. They are based on the average cost of living on campus.

If you are living on campus, you can find the exact room and board costs.

The room and board budget when you are living with family is $4,600 for the 2022-2023 school year.

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