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 2023-2024 academic year (all figures are in U.S. dollars).
| The Health Fee supports on-campus health and wellness services and cannot be waived.
| First Day® Complete fee includes required course textbooks and learning materials. Students are not required to participate in this program and information on how to opt-out are included on the First Day Complete webpage.
| Health Insurance Fees appear on student accounts when fall semester fees are posted. See below for details.|
|Health Insurance Fee||$2,200|
|First Day® Complete Fee
|Standard Room (Housing)||$7,628|
|Average Board (Meal Plan)||$6,598|
|Total Average Base Annual Cost for International Students||$69,443|
Estimates of Out-of-Pocket Expenses**
|Transport to Program||$2,000|
|TOTAL (BILLED CHARGES AND OUT-OF-POCKET EXPENSES)||$73,523|
As Reported in Financial Expenses Fields of US Immigration Form I-20
|Tuition and Fees||$53,017|
|"Other" Health Insurance||$2,200|
* Out-of-pocket expenses vary greatly. Personal spending habits vary greatly.
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 for winter break should budget approximately $1,000 for living expenses. Students who do not return home in the summer should budget approximately $5,000 for living expenses from early May to late August. Students who choose to enroll in summer school should budget an additional $1,960 per course.
Special fees are charged for chemistry labs, studio art courses. physical education activity courses, student teaching, off-campus study, 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.
Mandatory Student Health Insurance Fees. All international students will be enrolled in the University’s student health insurance plan. For international students, only ACA plans offered by employers or embassies that include medical evacuation and repatriation coverage will meet the waiver guidelines.
Please visit the AHP website as it includes helpful resources for:
As is typical of health insurance plans in the USA, there are copayments and deductibles. (Students may have up to $5,000 in uncovered charges per year.) Please have your parent(s) / financial guarantor(s) review this information.