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 2019-2020 academic year (all figures are in U.S. dollars):
|Student Activity Fee||$260|
|Standard Room (Housing)||$7,000|
|Average Board (Meal Plan)||$5,800|
|Total Average Base Annual Cost for International Students||$59,930*|
Estimates of Out-of-Pocket Expenses*
|Books & Supplies||$1,200|
|Transport to Program||$1,500|
|Health Insurance **||$1,381**|
As Reported in Financial Expenses Fields of US Immigration Form I-20
|Tuition and Fees||$47,130|
|"Other" Health Insurance**||$1,381**|
* Out-of-pocket expenses vary greatly. Personal spending habits vary greatly.
** Health Insurance. This is an estimate for 12 months. Health insurance rates for 2019/20 will be finalized during the summer of 2019. 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.
Room and Meal Plan Costs
Room and board charges are divided in half and billed in equal amounts per semester. Room and Board costs for the 2019-2020 year are as follows:
Room Costs (for all houses and halls):
|Tier 1||$5,880/year||$2,940/semester||Double with shared community bathroom|
|Tier 2||$7,000/year||$3,500/semester||Quad or suite with private bathroom|
|Tier 3||$8,240/year||$4,120/semester||Single/Medical Single|
|Plan A||$6,330/year||$3,165/semester||Large (Knight)|
|Plan B||$5,800/year||$2,900/semester||Medium (Bishop)|
|Plan C||$5,040/year||$2,520/semester||Small (Squire)|
For more information about the housing options, please visit the Residential Life Office.
The Meal Plan involves a flexible program for dining. To find out more about meal plan options, go to Dining Services.
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