Ohio University

Fall Tuition and Room Since the Civil War

 

Year Tuition Regis-
tration
Fee
Contin-
gency
Fee
  Room Terms
Per
Year
1864-65 $10           $2-3 3
1866-67 10           3-4 3
1868-69 10           3-4 3
1869-70 10           3-4 3
1870-71 10           3-4 3
1871-72 10           3-4 3
1872-73 10           3-4 3
1873-74 10           3-4 3
1874-75 10           3-4 3
1875-76 10           3-4 3
1876-77 10           3-4 3
1877-78 10           3-4 3
1878-79 10           3-4 3
1879-80 10           3-4 3
1880-81 10           3-4 3
1881-82 10           3-4 3
1882-83 10           3-4 3
1883-84 10           3-4 3
                 
1888-89 8           4-6 3
1889-90 8           4-6 3
1890-91 6           4-6 3
1891-92 6           4-6 3
1892-93 7             3
1894-95 7           10 3
1895-96   3         10 3
1896-97   3         10 3
1897-98   3         10 3
1898-99   3         10 3
1899-1900   5         10 3
1901-02   5         10 3
1902-03   5         7 3
1903-04   5         7 3
1904-05   5         7 3
1905-06   5         10 3
1906-07   5         10 3
1907-08   5         10 3
1908-09   6         9.50 3
1909-10   6         9.50 3
1910-11   6         9.50 2
1911-12   9         15.75 2
1912-13   9         15.75 2
1913-14   9         15.75 2
1914-15   9.50         19 2
1915-16   9.50         19 2
1916-17   10         19 2
1917-18   12         19 2
1918-19   12         18 2
1919-20   18         22.50 2
1920-21   18         22.50 2
1921-22   25         22.50 2
1922-23   25         27 2
1923-24   30         27 2
1924-25   30         27 2
1926-27   35         27 2
1927-28   40         27 2
1928-29   40         27 2
1929-30   45         27 2
  In State Out of State   Room  
1930-31   45 70       36 2
1931-32   45 70       45 2
1932-33   45 70       27 2
1933-34   45 70       27 2
1934-35   45 70       27 2
1935-36   45 70       27 2
1936-37   45 70       27 2
1937-38   45 70       27 2
  In State Out of State Athletic
Leisure
Enter-
tainment
Health Library Room

Terms
Per
Year

1938-39   40 65 5 2 1 27 2
1939-40   40 65 5 2 1 27 2
1940-41   40 65 5 2 1 45 2
1941-42   40 65 5 4 1 45 2
1942-43   40 65 5 4 1 40 2
1943-44   40 65 5 4 1 40 2
1944-45   40 65 5 2 1 40 2
1945-46   40 65 5 4 1 50 2
  Student
Union
In State Out of State Student
Activity
Health Library Room Terms
Per
Year
1946-47   40 115 6 5 1 50 2
1947-48   45 120 6 5 1 50 2
1948-49 5 45 120 6 5 1 54 2
1949-50 5 45 120 6 5 1 54 2
1950-51 5 45 120 6.50 7.5 1 54 2
1951-52 5 45 120 6.50 7.5 1 58.50 2
1952-53 5 52.5 127.50 6.50 7.5 1 67.50 2
1953-54 5 52.5 127.50 7.50 7.5 1 70 2
1954-56 5 67.5 172 7.50 7.5 1 76.50 2
  Comprehensive Fee   Room Terms
Per
Year
Resident Nonresident
1956-58   110 235       90 2
1958-60   115 240       117 2
1960-62   150 300       117 2
1962-63   175 350       117 2
1963-64   200 400       117 2
1964-66   225 425       135 2
1966-67   250 500       135 2
  Comprehensive Fee  

Room
and
Board

Terms
Per
Year

Resident Nonresident
1967-68   165 330          
1968-69   170 370       330 3
1969-70   210 510       345 3
1970-71   220 570       398 3
  Resident Nonresident   Room
and
Board
Terms
Per
Year
Undergrad Grad Undergrad Grad
1971-72 250 300 650 700     428 3
1972-73 260 310 660 710     428 3
1973-74 260 310 660 710     428 3
1974-75 260 310 660 710     473 3
1975-76 260 310 660 710     498 3
1976-77 290 340 690 740     523 3
1977-78 330 380 755 805     543 3
1978-79 352 408 800 856     580 3
1979-80 352 408 800 856     623 3
1980-81 402 463 927 988     673 3
1981-82 494 560 1,061 1,127     740 3
1982-83 564 630 1,161 1,227     803 3
1983-84 594 660 1,211 1,277     843 3
1984-85 639 705 1,286 1,352     895 3
1985-86 664 730 1,331 1,397     922 3
1986-87 690 756 1,390 1,456     959 3
1987-88 751 822 1,521 1,592     1,002 3
1988-89 798 873 1,651 1,726     1,053 3
1989-90 852 927 1,805 1,880     1,116 3
1990-91 907 1,012 1,935 2,040     1,158 3
1991-92 989 1,112 2,104 2,227     1,211 3
1992-93 1,078 1,221 2,299 2,442     1,272 3
1993-94 1,128 1,330 2,422 2,624     1,319 3
1994-95 1,184 1,430 2,543 2,789     1,365 3
1995-96* 1,220 1,477 2,635 2,890     1,420 3
1996-97 1,360 1,630 2,858 3,128     1,491 3
1997-98 1,425 1,708 2,998 3,281     1,566 3
1998-99 1,510 1,810 3,177 3,477     1,692 3
1999-2000 1,600 1,918 3,367 3,685     1,828 3
2000-01 1,695 2,032 3,568 3,905     1,974 3
2001-02 1,831 2,195 3,854 4,218     2,092 3
2002-03** 2,012 2,412 4,236 4,636     2,259 3
2003-04** 2,264 2,651 4,708 5,095     2,440 3
2004-05** 2,468 2,890 5,132 5,554     2,513 3
2005-06** 2,616 2,977 5,280 5,641     2,562 3
2006-07** 2,832 3,126 5,496 5,790     2,613 3
2007-08** 2,969 3,126 5,957 5,790     2,772 3
2008-09** 2,969 3,126 5,957 5,790     2,942 3
2009-10 2,969 3,126 5,957 5,790     3,023 3
2010-11 3,179 3,144 6,167 5,808     3,164 3
2011-12 3,290 3,148 6,278 5,812     3,229 3
  Resident Nonresident   Room
and
Board
Terms
Per
Year
Undergrad Grad Undergrad Grad
2012-13 5,108 4,722 9,590 8,718     5,005 2
2013-14 5,190 4,722 9,672 8,718     5,115 2


(Semesters in effect 1910-67 and beginning again in 2012-13; quarters in effect 1967-68 to 2011-12)

*Does not include $65 Ping Recreation fee, which went into effect Winter Quarter 1996 and ended in 2010-11.

**Amounts shown are rates paid by continuing students. A two-tier tuition & fee structure went into effect beginning 2002-03.

Source:  Catalogs in Archives for older data; Bursar's Office for modern data.

 

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