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2016-17 Tuition & Costs


Full-Time:     Per Year




Tuition (12-18* hours)



Room (shared occupancy)

$ 3,200


Board (18 meals a week)

$ 5,400





A one-time $200 enrollment fee is required of all full-time, undergraduate students in order to register for classes and reserve aid awards.  Allow approximately $500 per semester for books. Nursing clinical and student teaching fees are an additional $50 per credit hour. ACCK special education courses incur additional charges.  See the 16-17 College Catalog for more details.

*An overload fee for hours in excess of 18 is an additional $140 per credit hour.  Activity-based courses such as varsity athletics, choir, band, orchestra, music lessons, forensics, debate, and theatre are excluded from overload charges. See the tab titled "Special Fees" for the list of the new additional fees changed by Kansas Wesleyan University as most changes are included in tuition. 

Part-time, Per Semester




Less than 1/2 time

(1-5 hours)



1/2 time

(6-8 hours)



3/4 time

(9-11 hours)


Pre-freshmen (up to six hours per semester):


Audit (undergraduate):





Tuition per credit hour (includes books)*

            *Effective with graduate classes beginning ON OR AFTER August 1, 2017, textbooks will no longer be included.



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Students who fail to pay any amounts when due are not eligible to re-enroll or receive grades, transcripts or diplomas until the accounts have been settled or a release has been given by the Business Manager. The University reserves the right to charge a student for damages to University property as a result of carelessness.Bank drafts returned for insufficient funds or closed accounts will cause the student account to be assessed a $10.00 fee.  Requests for alternative dates for drafting, if approved, will also be assessed a $10.00. Late enrollment in the bank draft program (after the first draft date) will require the amount of missed drafts to be paid by cash, check, or credit card before the bank draft enrollment will be accepted by KWU.

Any and all collection effort expenses will be passed on to the delinquent student. The failure of the University to enforce these provisions at any one time or with respect to any one student shall not constitute a waiver of the right of the University to enforce it at any other time, at all times, or with respect to any other student.