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WSU Tuition & Fees

Here’s a quick breakdown of how much it costs the typical undergraduate to attend WSU in Pullman. These figures are for the 2017-18 academic year and tuition is based on 10-18 credits per semester.

2017-2018 Estimated Yearly Costs*

Individual CostsResident (WA)Non-resident (out of state)
Mandatory Fees$1,255$1,255
Housing (Avg) **$6,607$6,607
Dining (Avg) **$4,148$4,148
Total Cost$22,854$37,486

*Costs are subject to change. Direct costs are those paid directly to the university. Indirect costs may include housing, dining, books and supplies, transportation and personal expenses. The table contains estimated indirect costs which may vary. Indirect personal expenses and transportation
costs are not included in estimates.

**Amounts represent average costs. Based on a double room rate, residence halls range from $6,188-$8,752. Dining plans range from $3,668-$4,658. Costs vary by residence hall/apartment lease and meal plan. Visit for more info.

See Student Financial Services for more details.

Why the mandatory fees?

Nearly everyone wonders about this at some point. At WSU, that $1,254 in fees covers a variety of things that are outside tuition but still necessary.

A few of the most visible things your student fees help pay for at WSU:

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