Below are the education costs for the 2019-20 and 2020-21 academic years to assist you in estimating your costs. Important note: there will be no tuition increase for the 2020-21 academic year to lessen the financial stress on families from the COVID-19 crises.

The costs shown for room and board (meal plans) for 2019-20 are the middle levels that are most commonly used. There are additional choices for each with corresponding benefits and costs. Keep in mind this does not include books and other ancillary expenses.


Type of Fee Fall 2019 Student Fees Spring 2020 Student Fees 2019-20 Total Fees
Full Time Tuition $23,435 $23,435 $46,870
Charge per Single Unit $5,090 $5,090 $5,090
Room Tier 1 $2,940 $2,940 $5,880
Room Tier 2 $3,500 $3,500 $7,000
Room Tier 3 $4,120 $4,120 $8,240
Meal Plan A - Platinum $3,165 $3,165 $6,330
Meal Plan B - Gold All In  $2,900 $2,900 $5,800
Meal Plan C - Silver Saver $2,520 $2,520 $5,040
Student Activity Fee $130 $130 $260

When mailing a payment, please address to:
Ohio Wesleyan University
P.O. Box 676
Delaware, OH 43015-0676


Below are the approved rates for tuition, fees, room, and board for the 2020-21 academic year.  The tuition and fee rates are the same as the 2019-20 academic year!  All of the rates below rates will appear on your Fall 2020 bill that you will receive in early July.

Type of Fee Fall 2020 Student Fees Spring 2021 Student Fees 2020-21 Total Fees
Full Time Tuition $23,435 $23,435 $46,870
Charge per Single Unit $5,090 $5,090 $5,090
Summer School 2020/unit $2,800 $2,800 $2,800
Multiple Occupancy Room $3,363 $3,363 $6,726
Single Room Rate $4,245 $4,245 $8,490
Meal Plan A - Platinum $3,260 $3,260 $6,520
Meal Plan B - Gold All In Board Plan $2,985 $2,985 $5,970
Meal Plan C - Silver Saver $2,595 $2,595 $5,190
Student Activity Fee $130 $130 $260


Here are a few other helpful links:

OWU Financial Planning Guide (PDF) » A handy brochure that details information on fees, expenses, payment plans, loan resources, and refund policies.

Monthly Payment Plan » Set up a payment schedule for a nominal annual fee at this Nelnet Campus Commerce website.

Financial Aid » Consider grants, loans, and other need-based financial aid avenues.

1098-T Information » Frequently Asked Questions about the 1098-T Form.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) » Get answers to the most common inquiries from students.

Ohio Wesleyan is a nonprofit institution of higher learning. As such, “student accounts” are considered educational loans offered for the sole purpose of financing an education and are not dischargeable in bankruptcy proceedings.  Student Accounts are in the student's name only making the student the sole person responsible for the balance in this account.

Department Contact Info


Bursar's Office
University Hall #012
Delaware, Ohio 43015
P 740-368-3369
P 740-368-3362