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2023-24 Tuition and Fees

Traditional Undergraduate

Students at William Woods University have the option to explore either the traditional undergraduate degree programs on our historic campus in Fulton, Missouri.

The University endeavors to keep the expense to students as low as the rising costs of providing a quality education will allow. The University reserves the right to change tuition and fees stated and to establish additional fees at any time. Fee changes become effective with the next payment due.

Residential

(12-18 traditional hours per semester)

Annual Fees 2023-24

Tuition*

$27,800

Regular Room (Double)**

$5,500

Board***

$5,660

Technical Fee

$575

Activity Fee

$160

Health Services Fee

$400

Total

$40,020

* Overload Tuition will be charged at $525 per credit over 18 traditional credits per semester

** Other Room Options:

  • Cutlip Hall (Double) - $5,750
  • Cutlip Hall (Suite) - $5,990
  • Stone Campbell Apartments - $7,200
  • Stone Campbell Apartments (Double) - $6,900
  • Sorority Circle - $5,680
  • Jones Hall - $4,500
  • Booth Hall (Double) - $4,900
  • Serena Hall (Double) - $4,900
  • Cockrell Hall (Double) - $4,900
  • Single Room Fee - $2,500

***All residential students automatically receive a meal plan of 19 meals per week. Other Board Options:

  • 14 Meal Plan - $5,480
  • 10 Meal Plan (available only to residents of Stone Campbell Apartments) - $5,284

Additional educational costs may include the following:
Books $1,200, Personal $3,000, and Travel $2,000. These are estimated figures and will vary from student to student.

Commuter

(12-18 traditional hours per semester)

Annual Fees 2023-24

Tuition*

$27,800

Technical Fee

$465

Activity Fee

$160

Health Services Fee

$400

Total

$28,750

* Overload Tuition will be charged at $525 per credit over 18 traditional credits per semester

Additional educational costs may include the following:
Books $1,200, Personal $3,000, and Travel $2,000. These are estimated figures and will vary from student to student.

Part-Time

2023-24 Part-Time Tuition

Part-time Tuition (per credit, 10 - 11 credits)

$900

Part-time Tuition (per credit, 1 - 9 credits)

$525

Part-time Commuter & Technical Fee (per semester)

$200

Additional educational costs may include the following: Books $600, Personal $1,500, and Travel $1,000. These are estimated figures and will vary from student to student.

Summer

2023-24 Summer Tuition and Fees

Summer Session Tuition (per credit)

$300

Online Tuition (per credit)

$300

Additional educational costs may include the following: Books $600, Personal $1,500, and Travel $1,000. These are estimated figures and will vary from student to student.

Miscellaneous Fees

2023-24 Miscellaneous Fees

Add/Drop fee:

$10 each transaction

Advanced Placement, CLEP, etc:

$75-100/credit hour

Audit Fee:

$60/credit hour

Dual Enrollment/Credit:

$75/credit hour

EQS Riding Fee:

$1,250 per course

Graduation Fee:

$150 - Associate and Bachelor

$200 - Master and Specialist

$250 - Doctorate

ID Replacement Fee:

$20 per additional ID

Independent Study Fee/Tutorial Fee:

$90/credit hour

Late Registration Fee:

$25

New Student Fee:

$85

Athletic Fee:

$160/semester

Official Transcript:

Starting at $15 each

Overload Tuition (per credit over 18 credits):

$525/credit hour

Vehicle Registration and Parking Tag:

$120 per academic year

Private Music Instruction:

$300/credit hour

Returned Check Fee:

$25 per check

Tuition Deposit:

$250

Additional Course Fees as assigned

Cost of Attendance (COA)

2023 - 2024 Traditional Student Cost of Attendance Options

WWU gathers historical and regional data to provide reasonable amounts for each category listed to be used when calculating aid eligibility, per federal regulations. Be advised that Cost of Attendance (COA) elements do not represent direct charges from WWU or actual costs for each category.

Item Full-Time Resident Full-Time Commuter
Full Year COA $50,552 $43,842
COA $25,276 $21,921
Tuition $13,900 $13,900
Housing $2,807 $1,562
Food $3,394 $1,339
Technical Fee $250 $195
Activity/Health Services Fees $280 $280
Books, Supplies, ETC $650 $650
Personal $3,031 $3,031
Transport $926 $926
Federal Loan Fees $38 $38

Additional COAs are available for the groups below, with adjustments indicated

  • Full-Time Commuter (living independent of parents): housing allowance increased to $3,124
  • Full-time Commuter (living in military housing): housing allowance is excluded
  • Full-Time Resident (with dependents living on campus): food allowance increased to $4,733
  • GOLD program: tuition is adjusted to exact cost
  • All Other Students: matches Full-Time Residential COA

Part-Time COAs (commuter status is assumed)

Item Three-Quarter-Time Half-Time Less-Than-Half-Time
Full Year COA $21,036 $14,136 $5,638
COA $10,518 $7,068 $2,819
Tuition $4,725 $3,150 $1,575
Housing $1,171 $781 $390
Food $1,004 $670 $335
Technical Fee $125 $125 $125
Books, Supplies, ETC $488 $325 $163
Personal $2,273 $1,516 $0 
Transport $694 $463 $232
Federal Loan Fees $38 $38 $0

Be advised that some elements of the COA can be adjusted due to special/unusual circumstances. Please contact Student Financial Services to inquiry if you have a unique situation.

2023 - 2024 Online and Graduate Student Cost of Attendance Options

WWU gathers historical and regional data to provide reasonable amounts for each category listed to be used when calculating aid eligibility, per federal regulations. Be advised that Cost of Attendance (COA) elements do not represent direct charges from WWU or actual costs for each category.

Online Undergraduate Programs COA

Item Full-Time Three-Quarter-Time Half-Time Less-Than-Half-Time
Full Year COA 23,922* 17,943* 11,964* 3,927*
Single Term COA 7,974* 5,981* 3,988* 1,309*
Tuition ** ** ** **
Housing 2,778 2,084 1,389 694
Food 1,190 892 595 298
Books 650 488 325 163
Personal 2,695 2,021 1,348 0
Travel 618 464 309 154
Loan Fees 43 32 22 0

*Total does not include tuition.

**Calculated per student based off number of credits enrolled per term times student's guaranteed tuition rate.

***Any course fees are included when applicable.

All Masters and Education Specialists Programs COA

Item Full-Time Half-Time
Full Year COA 12,162* 6,078*
Single Term COA 4,054* 2,026*
Tuition ** **
Housing 1,389 694
Food 595 298
Books 325 162
Personal 1,348 674
Travel 309 154
Loan Rates 88 44

*Total does not include tuition.

**Calculated per student based off number of credits enrolled per term times student's guaranteed tuition rate.

***Any course fees are included when applicable.

Graduate students residing on campus will receive food allowance ($3,394) and housing allowance ($2,807) consistent with full-time traditional residential COA.

All Doctorate and Ph. D Programs COA

Item Full-Time Three-Quarter-Time Half-Time
Full Year COA 6,081* 4,077* 3,198*
Single Term COA 2,027* 1,359* 1,066*
Tuition ** ** **
Housing 694 465 231
Food 298 199 99
Books 163 105 54
Personal 674 451 225
Travel 154 102 51
Loan Fees 44 33 22

*Total does not include tuition.

**Calculated per student based off number of credits enrolled per term times student's guaranteed tuition rate.

***Any course fees are included when applicable.

Be advised that some elements of the COA can be adjusted due to special/unusual circumstances. Please contact Student Financial Services to inquire if you have a unique situation.

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