2019-2020 Estimated Expenses

On Campus or Off Campus - Full Time Student

Estimated Expenses Ohio Resident Non-Resident
  AU Semester SP Semester AU Semester SP Semester
Tuition (12-18 credit hours) $3,937 $3,937 $14,425.50 $14,425.50
Housing Cost (Village) $3,589 $3,589 $3,589 $3,589
Dining Dollars Carmen 2 (optional) $854 $854 $854 $854
Housing Hall Council Program Fee $20 $20 $20 $20
Safety/Security $22.50 $22.50 $22.50 $22.50
Learning Tech Fee $49.20 $49.20 $49.20 $49.20
Loan Origination Fee + $33 $33 $33 $33
Publication (charges 1st semester of enrollment $2   $2  
University Billed Expenses $8,506.70 $8,504.70 $18,995.20 $18,993.20
Health Insurance * $1,658 $1,658 $1,658 $1,658
+Allowance for the fee charged for federal subsidized and/or unsubsidized loans. Since most students receive federal loans, this cost has been added to the standard budget. (Note: Students must register for at least 6 credit hours each term they wish to receive a Federal Student Loan, including the PLUS Loan.)
*OSU Student Health Insurance is not included in the above totals or the grand total.

In addition to the above costs, certain courses will also have Lab/Technology Fees that are billed per course, per semester.

Books/Supplies $541 $541 $541 $541
Groceries $972 $972 $972 $972
Misc/Personal $2,344 $2,344 $2,344 $2,344
Miscellaneous Personal Expense includes transportation, clothing, laundry, phone expenses, etc.
GRAND TOTAL $12,363.70 $12,631.70 $22,852.20 $22,850.20

Students are automatically billed for OSU Student Health Insurance. They may WAIVE out of the Insurance Plan. Students who do not waive out the University Health Insurance Autumn Semester must purchase it Spring Semester.

Wooster housing is academic-year housing, allowing students to remain living in an apartment between autumn and spring semesters and over spring break (note: there is a $125 fee for this convenience). This $125 fee is billed once per academic year and is not included in the above totals.

To view 2020-2021 estimated cost of attendance, select the appropriate link and scroll to view “Regional Campus and ATI” chart(s).
Cost of Attendance – Incoming Freshmen
Cost of Attendance – Incoming Transfer