The general fees at Ohio Wesleyan are comparable to those at institutions of similar size and reputation.

International Students Tuition, Costs and Fees

The table below reflects the direct and indirect charges for the 2021-2022 academic year (all figures are in U.S. dollars). Costs for the 2022-2023 academic year will be forthcoming soon.

Billed Charges

 Fee/Cost  Amount 
Tuition $48,272
Student Activity Fee $560
Standard Room (Housing) $7,138
Average Board (Meal Plan) $6,150
Total Average Base Annual Cost for International Students $62,120*

Estimates of Out-of-Pocket Expenses*

 Fee/Cost  Amount 
Books & Supplies $1,240
Personal $1,700
Transport to Program $1,050
Health Insurance ** $1,450**
Sub-Total $5,440
TOTAL $67,560

As Reported in Financial Expenses Fields of US Immigration Form I-20

 Fee/Cost  Amount 
Tuition and Fees $48,632
Living Expenses $17,278*
"Other" Health Insurance** $1,450** 
TOTAL $67,560
* Out-of-pocket expenses vary greatly.  Personal spending habits vary greatly.
** Health Insurance.  This is an estimate for 12 months. Health insurance is mandatory; students may, however, waive the OWU Student Health Plan under certain circumstances and by following specific procedures by the deadline.

F­-1 and J­-1 students will need to certify that they have financial support for their stay in the United States before we can issue Form I-­20.

Students who do not return home in the summer should budget approximately $2,000 for living expenses from early May to late August. Students who choose to enroll in summer school should budget an additional $3,000.

Special fees are charged for chemistry labs ($10 per course); studio art courses ($40 lab fees and $75 software fees, per semester); physical education activity courses ($50 to $270 per course); student teaching ($200); off­-campus study ($2,600); and private music lessons for students not seeking the Bachelor of Music degree (varies). Other special fees may be charged for specific academic or extracurricular activities.


Office of International Admission


Slocum Hall
75 S Sandusky St
Delaware, OH 43015
F 740-368-3314

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