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Kansas Wesleyan University


2022-23 School Year

Full-time: Per Year
Tuition (12-18* hours) $31,950
Residential Cost (shared occupancy and full meal plan) $10,800
Technology Fee $320
Orientation Fee $250
TOTAL $43,320
Part-time: Per Semester
1-6 hours $300 per credit hour
7-9 hours $420 per credit hour
10-11 hours $630 per credit hour
Pre-freshmen (up to 6 hours per semester): $150 per credit hour
Audit (undergraduate): $150 per credit hour
Senior citizen (over age 65): $150 per credit hour
RN to BS PROGRAM (Registered Nurse to Baccalaureate Degree)
25 credit hour degree completion program $440 per credit hour

Graduate Program

Tuition per credit hour $495 per credit hour
Audit  per  credit hour $260 per credit hour

Additional Fees

Fees are subject to change, but can be viewed in the academic catalog located at the Registrar’s site.

Enrollment Confirmation Fee

A one-time $100 is required of all full-time, undergraduate students in order to register for classes and reserve aid awards.

Nursing Clinical and Student Teaching Fees

Student teaching fees are an additional $50 per credit hour. The Nursing Clinical Fee is currently $2400. KICA special education courses incur additional charges.

Health Insurance

An additional fee for health insurance for any uninsured student has been added for the 2021-2022 academic year. This fee is $1,920 for undergraduate students and $2776 for graduate students.

Overload Fee

An overload fee for hours in excess of 18 is an additional $410 per credit hour.  Activity-based courses such as varsity athletics, choir, band, orchestra, music lessons, forensics, debate and theatre are excluded from overload charges.

Other Fees

Graduation Fee: $250
Private Music Lessons: $250
Athletic Fee: $200

Purchasing Textbooks

Allow approximately $600 per semester for books and supplies.

Textbooks for your classes are available for purchase from There are two methods to know what textbooks you will need for each class:

  1. Log on to your myKWU account. On the left side of the main page, you will see a link titled “MY COURSES”. Click on this link to see information about your course, your professor and learn about your textbook(s) and other required course materials. Write down your course numbers, text ISBN and edition number.
  2. Go to and click on “Buy Textbooks”.  You will be taken to the KWU E-Campus.  There, search for your course numbers to find your texts’  ISBN and edition numbers.  You can also purchase or rent your textbooks at that site.  See “Book Vouchers” below.  You are welcome to buy/rent your textbooks where you can find the best value, but Book Vouchers can only be used at

Using Book Vouchers or Financial Assistance Award to Pay for Textbooks

If your total financial assistance award for the term is greater than your charges, you are entitled to a “Credit Balance,” which you can use as a “Book Voucher” issued by the Student Financial Planning Department.

If you have a planned credit balance and want to use a book voucher, contact the Student Financial Planning Office in the K Dub Hub (Pioneer Hall 285, (785) 833-4315) for more information about book vouchers.