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 2020-2021 academic year (all figures are in U.S. dollars):

Billed Charges

 Fee/Cost  Amount 
Tuition $46,870
Student Activity Fee $260
Standard Room (Housing) $6,726
Average Board (Meal Plan) $5,970
Total Average Base Annual Cost for International Students $59,826*

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 $65,266

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

 Fee/Cost  Amount 
Tuition and Fees $47,130
Living Expenses $16,686*
"Other" Health Insurance** $1,450** 
TOTAL $65,266
* 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.

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 2020-2021 year are as follows:

Room Costs

Multiple Occupancy Room Rate $6,726/year $3,363/semester
Single Room Rate $8,490/year $4,245/semester
Summer School Room Rate $$970 N/A

Meal Costs

Plan A $6,520/year $3,260/semester
Plan B $5,970/year $2,985/semester
Plan C $5,190/year $2,595/semester
Fraternity Board $6,320/year $3,160/semester

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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Note: Some or all instruction for all or part of Academic Year 2020-2021 may be delivered remotely or via a hybrid model. Tuition and mandatory fees have been set regardless of the method of instruction and will not be refunded in the event instruction occurs remotely or via a hybrid model for any part of the Academic Year.