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

International Students Tuition and Costs & Fees

The table below reflects the direct and indirect charges for the 2018-2019 academic year (all figures are in U.S. dollars):

 Fee/Cost  Amount ($)
Tuition $45,500
Student Activity Fee $240
Standard Room (Housing) $6,800
Average Board (Meal Plan) $5,630
Required International Student Health Insurance $1,800 (estimated)
Total Average Base Annual Cost for International Students $59,970*

*Note: Additional student-­controlled expenses are estimated at the following levels when calculating a student’s total cost of education: books and supplies ($1,500 per year) may be charged at the OWU Bookstore to MasterCard, Visa, or American Express. Personal/living expenses vary greatly. We have estimated that personal expenses will average $1,700 per year and transportation will average $1,000 per year.  Our estimated cost for 2018­-2019, including projected personal/transportation expenses, is $64,170This is the amount that will need to be certified. Please see the instructions for the Certification of Finances Form in navigation to the right.

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.

For information about our housing options and the different costs involved, please visit the Office of Residential Life webpage.

Board involves a flexible program for dining. To find out more about meal plan options, go to Dining Services.

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