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TUITION & FEES: FALL 2015–SPRING 2016

Please note that the first figures of this chart list undergraduate resident, graduate resident, and non-resident tuition rates per semester. Several programs have different rates: pharmacy (see below), and graduate nursing (see below).

Tuition and fees are due the first day of class which is August 24, 2015, for the Fall and January 11, 2016, for the Spring. The charges will be online one week before the start of classes. If you are receiving financial aid, it will not be visible until the Thursday night before classes begin.

WSU does not mail billings for tuition and fees. The information is available online and you can easily access your account at zzusis then select Finances to see what you owe and pay online at that time. Please share this information if someone else pays your tuition.

Undergraduate  Resident  Non-Resident
Full time (10-18 credits) $5,457.50 $12,257.50
Over 18 credits add per credit $ 518 $1,198
Part time per credit (less than 10 credits) $ 546 $1,224
     
Graduate Resident
Non-Resident
Full time (10-18 credits) $5,891.50 $12,607.50
Over 18 credits add per credit $561 $1,233
Part time per credit (less than 10 credits) $587 $1,259
     

Pharmacy

Resident         Non-Resident
Full time (10-18 credits) $10,274.50               $18,601.50
*Over 18 credits add per credit $1,000                      $1,832
Part time per credit (less than 10 credits) $1,026                      $1,858
 *Pharmacy students will receive an automatic waiver for course loads over 18 credits.    

Graduate Nursing

Resident Non-Resident
Full time (10-18 credits) $ 8,896.50              $16,407.50
Over 18 credits add per credit $862                      $1,613
Part time per credit (less than 10 credits) $888                      $1,639
   

Notes:

  • There is a two credit minimum charge.
  • Full time students are in 10 through 18 credit hours for fee paying purposes, but Federal Financial Aid rules require a minimum of 12 credits for undergraduate students.
  • Student health fee $87.00 (enrolled in 7 or more credits).
  • S&A Fees are included in the cost of tuition and are $279.50 per semester.

Other fees & charges (2015-16)

Auditing a course per credit hour (charge does not apply for a full fee paying student) $182
Challenging a course (limited to matriculated WSU students) $550
Checks not honored – Charge for each check returned $30
Chinook Yearbook $48.46
Cougar Card charge for replacement $15
Name Badge (Pharmacy and Nursing) $10
Graduate Certificate fee $25
Graduation Application - Bachelors Degree $41
Graduate Diploma fee - Masters and Doctoral Degrees $50
Microfilming PhD and EdD degree candidates only $75
Copyright fee - PhD and EdD only - Optional $65
Teachers Statutory Certificate $70
Transcript Request (pdf) »  

    Regular (processed and mailed within two business days)

$5

  

Undergraduate Student Petition Fee » $10
State Employee, Staff and Faculty, Exempt, or Senior Citizen Registration (nonrefundable fee) » $5

Other optional choices

 
Sports Pass optional -- undergraduates only $99
Sports Pass optional -- graduate and professional $99
   

Fees for late registration

Late registration fee for students registering on or after August 24, 2015 (Fall)--January 11, 2016 (Spring) $25.00
Late registration fee for students registering after September 4, 2014 (Fall)--January 22, 2015 (Spring) $100.00
 

Late fee payments on unpaid tuition & mandatory fees

 

FALL

SPRING

3%

September 8, 2015

January 25, 2016

5%

September 22, 2015

February 9, 2016

7%

October 7, 2015

February 24, 2016

Disenrollment

If disenrolled for non-payment of tuition and mandatory fees, all charges are still due and payable and must be received before grades, transcripts, or diplomas are issued.

TUITION DUE DATES

Tuition and fees are due the first day of class which is August 24, 2015, for the Fall and January 11, 2016, for the Spring. The charges will be online one week before the start of classes. If you are receiving financial aid, it will not be visible until the Thursday night before classes begin.

WSU does not mail billings for tuition and fees. The information is available online and you can easily access your account through zzusis then select Finances to see what you owe and pay online at that time. Please share this information if someone else pays your tuition.

Late fees

Fall 2015

If tuition and mandatory fees are not received at WSU by:

  • September 8, 2015, a late fee of 3% will be added.
  • September 22, 2015, an additional 5% will be added.
  • October 7, 2015, an additional 7% will be added.

Spring 2016

If tuition and mandatory fees are not received at WSU by:

  • January 25, 2016 a late fee of 3% will be added.
  • February 9, 2016, an additional 5% will be added.
  • February 24, 2016 an additional 7% will be added.
  • May 9, 2016, disenrollment occurs.

Disenrollment

If disenrolled for non-payment of tuition and mandatory fees, all charges are still due and payable and must be received before grades, transcripts, or diplomas are issued.

HOW TO VIEW & PAY YOUR STUDENT ACCOUNT

You can use your network ID and password to view your WSU student account at zzusis. There are a number of ways that you may pay your tuition and fees:

  • You can pay your account at zzusis using an electronic check or credit card. The university strongly recommends utilizing an electronic check as it is generally a faster, easier, and less expensive form of payment. Payments made by electronic check or by credit card before 3:30 pm Monday through Friday should be posted to your account by the next business day. Electronic check or credit card payments received after 3:30 pm Monday through Friday should be posted to your account by the second business day. Be sure to check your account at that time to ensure payment was properly applied.
  • You can pay in person by check or cash in the WSU Spokane Student Affairs office located in Room 130 of the Academic Center. Payments made by in-person delivery before 3:00 pm Monday through Friday should be posted to your account by the next business day. In-person payments received between 3:00 and 5:00 pm Monday through Friday should be posted to your account by the second business day. Be sure and check your account at that time to ensure payment was properly applied.
  • Payments sent through the US Postal Service will be posted to your account the first business day after receipt. Late fees will be applied to your account if payment sent through US Postal Service arrives after the due dates. You can mail a check made payable to WSU to:

Student Affairs
Washington State University Spokane
PO Box 1495
Spokane WA 99210-1495

CONTACT US

Liz West
Academic Center, 130
Telephone: 509-358-7534
E-mail: liz.west@wsu.edu

Student Affairs Office Hours
M-F, 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

FAFSA code: 003800