Tuition and Fees

The tuition and fees listed are subject to change by the Kansas Board of Regents.

Basic Fees

Basic fees for resident and nonresident students are listed here.  For tuition and fees for Shocker City Partnership, Shocker Select and Midwest Student Exchange students, visit the tuition and fees webpage.

Note: Tuition and fees are for the fall and spring semesters and the summer session. Tuition and fees for 2017-2018 had not been established at the time of publication, but an increase is anticipated. Published fees reflect the 2016–2017 rates.

  Resident Nonresident
Undergraduate Tuition $ 212.84 per credit hour $ 504.16 per credit hour
Graduate Tuition $ 287.39 per credit hour $ 705.81 per credit hour
Student Fee—graduate and undergraduate1 $ 32.11 per credit hour $ 32.11 per credit hour
Intercollegiate Athletic Fee—all students $ 10.52 per credit hour $ 10.52 per credit hour
Campus Infrastructure & Support Fee—all students2 $ 6.00 per credit hour $ 6.00 per credit hour
Technology Fee—all students3 $ 1.00 per credit hour $ 1.00 per credit hour
Transportation Fee—all students4 $ 0.75 per credit hour $ 0.75 per credit hour
Online Tuition5 $212.84 per credit hour $504.16 per credit hour
Online Fee 6 $94.50 per online credit hour $94.50 per online credit hour

The student fee is required of every student enrolled on the Wichita State University main campus, WSU Main Street, WSU Old Town, WSU South and WSU West. Student fees support the student union, Heskett Center, student health services, Student Government Association, student publications, concerts, drama, opera productions and similar items.


The Campus Infrastructure and Support Fee (formerly Facilities Use Fee) supports registration costs and the OneStop service center which provides 24/7 support for students in the areas of admissions, financial aid, registration, advising and student accounts. All students, both on campus and online, have access to such services virtually or at the physical OneStop service center.


The Technology Fee is assessed to all students for technology upgrades and replacement.


The Transportation Fee is assessed to all students to help offset the cost of the campus shuttle bus service.


 The tuition for fully online programs is set at the resident rate for both undergraduate and graduate students.


 The online fee includes $10.93 toward student fees and $3.57 toward intercollegiate athletic fees.