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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 2018–19 academic year and tuition is based on 10-18 credits per semester.

2018–2019 Estimated Yearly Costs*

Individual CostsResident (WA)Non-resident (out-of-state)
Tuition$10,268$24,504
Mandatory Fees$1,313$1,313
Housing (minimum)$6,696$6,696
Dining (median) **$4,248$4,248
Books$960$960
Total Cost$23,485$37,721

*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.

Residence halls range from $6,696 (double-room rate) to $10,268 per academic year. Costs vary by residence hall/apartment lease. 

**Amounts represent average costs. Dining plans range from $3,698-$4,698. Visit housing.wsu.edu 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 $1,313 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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