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Graduate Tuition and Fees

Your tuition won’t go up as long as you stay enrolled.

We call it our Tuition Promise: the Graduate program at William Woods University guarantees you will experience no tuition increases once your program has started, provided you remain continuously enrolled in that program.


  • Undergraduate: $225/credit hour
  • Graduate: $350/credit hour
  • Education Specialist: $425/credit hour
  • Doctorate: $575/credit hour


  • Application: No charge
  • Credentialed Learning Credit (Graduate): $100/credit hour
  • Graduation Fee: $100
  • Online Course Fee: $125 per course

Refund Policy for 8-week session programs

Upon withdrawal from the university or from individual classes after the drop period, a student may be eligible for a refund. The amount of any refund due is subject to the official withdrawal date. The refund schedule is applied to tuition only and does not include course fees or other charges.

A business week is defined as 8:00am Monday through 4:30 pm Friday.

  • On or before the last day of the 1st business week of classes - 100%
  • On or before the last day of the 2nd business week of classes - 50%
  • On or before the last day of the 3rd business week of classes - 25%
  • After the 3rd business week of classes - 0%

Withdrawal notification must be received in the Office of the Registrar no later than the end of business day (4:30 pm) on the Friday of the week. Notification can be completed by filling out the online form or an email sent to

Payment Policies

  • Payment of tuition and fees is due on or before course start date.
  • Current or former students with any past due or prior balance will not be permitted to register for subsequent semesters or obtain a transcript or diploma.
  • Any account balance that has been paid using a personal check will have a wait time of two weeks before an account will be cleared for registration or for a transcript or diploma.
  • A $75.00 late fee per semester will be charged on all outstanding balances.
  • A $25.00 fee will be charged on all returned checks.
  • The university reserves the right to increase stated tuition and fees at any time. Fee changes become effective with the next payment due.

Payment Information

  • William Woods University statements are delivered via email to William Woods issued email.
  • Students can use CASHNet to log in and make secure payments on their accounts. Using CASHNet, students can also give permission to others (e.g. parents, guardians, spouses) to view current balance information and make online payments to accounts. The student is responsible for creating these logins - Student Financial Services staff cannot set up these accounts on a student's behalf.
  • To pay your bill via credit card, please call (573) 592-4255 between 9 am and 3:30 pm Monday-Friday.
  • Remit checks or money orders to:

William Woods University
Student Financial Services
One University Avenue
Fulton, MO 65251

  • Please write your ID number on the check or money order.