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Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fee Rates 2017-18

Tuition and fees are assessed based on the number of credit hours of enrollment, Ohio residency and program.  The tuition schedules below do not include special class fees.  Ohio University reserves the right to make, without prior notice, any fee adjustments that may become necessary.

Athens Undergraduate Tuition
Tuition Schedule (per semester)
Credit Hours Instructional Fee General Fee Ohio Resident Total Non-Resident Fee Out-of-State Resident Total
Beyond 20 Hours: Resident Fee is $247 per hour and Non-Resident Fee is $478 per hour.
1 441 58 499 442 941
2 882 116 998 884 1,882
3 1,323 174 1,497 1,326 2,823
4 1,764 232 1,996 1,768 3,764
5 2,205 290 2,495 2,210 4,705
6 2,646 348 2,994 2,652 5,646
7 3,087 406 3,493 3,094 6,587
8 3,528 464 3,992 3,536 7,528
9 3,969 522 4,491 3,978 8,469
10 4,410 580 4,990 4,420 9,410
11 4,410 580 4,990 4,420 9,410
12-20 4,640 628 5,268 4,482 9,750
Technology Fees (by college)
Credit Hours Arts & Sciences Business Communication Education Engineering & Technology Fine Arts Health Sciences & Professions
1 3 9 12 7 9 7 6
2 6 18 24 14 18 14 12
3 9 27 36 21 27 21 18
4 12 36 48 28 36 28 24
5 15 45 60 35 45 35 30
6 18 54 72 42 54 42 36
7 21 63 84 49 63 49 42
8 24 72 96 56 72 56 48
9 27 81 108 63 81 63 54
10 30 90 120 70 90 70 60
11 33 90 120 77 90 70 66
12-20 45 97 127 80 97 75 67
Student Info / System Network Fee
Credit Hours Amount
1 3
2 6
3 9
4 12
5 15
6 18
7 21
8 24
9 27
10 30
11 30
12-20 33
eLearning Undergraduate Tuition
Tuition Schedule (per credit hour)
Fee eCampus Undergraduate Programs 1 BSTOM Program ETM Courses Correctional Education
1. Includes Online RN-to-BSN Program, Online Bachelor Completion Program, Print-Based Courses, Independent Study, Course Credit by Exam
Instructional Fee 237 237 237
General Fee 3 3 3
Program Fee 0 113 0
Special Services/ Materials Fee 0 0 100
Ohio Resident Total 240 353 340
Non-Resident Fee 3 3 3
Out-of-State Resident Total 243 356 343
Student Info / System Network Fee
Credit Hours Amount
1 3
2 6
3 9
4 12
5 15
6 18
7 21
8 24
9 27
10 30
11 30
12-20 33
Undergraduate Regional Campus Tuition Chillicothe, Lancaster, and Zanesville
Lower Division (60 hours or less)
Credit Hours Instructional Fee General Fee Ohio Resident Total Non-Resident Fee Out-of-State Resident Total
Beyond 20 Hours: Resident Fee is $122 per hour and Non-Resident Fee is $181 per hour.
1 224 3 227 189 416
2 448 6 454 378 832
3 672 9 681 567 1,248
4 896 12 908 756 1,664
5 1,120 15 1,135 945 2,080
6 1,344 18 1,362 1,134 2,496
7 1,568 21 1,589 1,323 2,912
8 1,792 24 1,816 1,512 3,328
9 2,016 27 2,043 1,701 3,744
10 2,240 30 2,270 1,890 4,160
11 2,240 30 2,270 2,079 4,349
12-20 2,464 33 2,497 2,268 4,765
Upper Division (more than 60 hours)
Credit Hours Instructional Fee General Fee Ohio Resident Total Non-Resident Fee Out-of-State Resident Total
Beyond 20 Hours: Resident Fee is $122 per hour and Non-Resident Fee is $181 per hour.
Zanesville Campus students are charged an $8 security fee.
1 223 3 226 189 415
2 446 6 452 378 830
3 669 9 678 567 1,245
4 892 12 904 756 1,660
5 1,115 15 1,130 945 2,075
6 1,338 18 1,356 1,134 2,490
7 1,561 21 1,582 1,323 2,905
8 1,784 24 1,808 1,512 3,320
9 2,007 27 2,034 1,701 3,735
10 2,230 30 2,260 1,890 4,150
11 2,453 30 2,483 2,079 4,562
12-20 2,485 33 2,518 2,268 4,786
Student Info / System Network Fee
Credit Hours Amount
1 3
2 6
3 9
4 12
5 15
6 18
7 21
8 24
9 27
10 30
11 30
12-20 33
Undergraduate Regional Campus Tuition Eastern and Southern
Lower Division (60 hours or less)
Credit Hours Instructional Fee General Fee Ohio Resident Total Non-Resident Fee Out-of-State Resident Total
Beyond 20 Hours: Resident Fee is $122 per hour and Non-Resident Fee is $181 per hour.
1 216 3 219 86 305
2 432 6 438 172 610
3 648 9 657 258 915
4 864 12 876 344 1,220
5 1,080 15 1,095 430 1,525
6 1,296 18 1,314 516 1,830
7 1,512 21 1,533 602 2,135
8 1,728 24 1,752 688 2,440
9 1,944 27 1,971 774 2,745
10 2,160 30 2,190 860 3,050
11 2,160 30 2,190 860 3,050
12-20 2,370 33 2,403 923 3,326
Upper Division (more than 60 hours)
Credit Hours Instructional Fee General Fee Ohio Resident Total Non-Resident Fee Out-of-State Resident Total
Beyond 20 Hours: Resident Fee is $122 per hour and Non-Resident Fee is $181 per hour.
1 223 3 226 86 312
2 446 6 452 172 624
3 669 9 678 258 936
4 892 12 904 344 1,248
5 1,115 15 1,130 430 1,560
6 1,338 18 1,356 516 1,872
7 1,561 21 1,582 602 2,184
8 1,784 24 1,808 688 2,496
9 2,007 27 2,034 774 2,808
10 2,230 30 2,260 860 3,120
11 2,453 30 2,483 860 3,343
12-20 2,485 33 2,518 923 3,441
Student Info / System Network Fee
Credit Hours Amount
1 3
2 6
3 9
4 12
5 15
6 18
7 21
8 24
9 27
10 30
11 30
12-20 33

Fee Descriptions

Tuition-Related Fees

Instructional Fee:  This required fee covers costs associated with instruction and is a component of tuition.

General Fee:  The general fee is a required component of tuition, and it provides funding for non-instructional student services.  The fee is charged to every student who is enrolled in at least one class. The services and activities supported by the fee promote students' emotional and physical well-being, as well as their cultural and social development outside the classroom.

Non-Resident Surcharge:  This required fee applies to all students who do not qualify for Ohio residency. It is used to fund those instructional costs the state pays for on behalf of qualifying Ohio residents.

Program Fee: The program fee is a required component of tuition. This fee is program-specific, and it provides funding for educational components of the program. Consult with the program director for additional information. Refer to the Off Campus Graduate Programs tuition schedule for a list of programs that require a program fee. 

Specialized Services and Materials Fee: This required fee is program-specific, and it provides funding for specialized materials and services. This fee does not cover the cost of textbooks or basic educational supplies. Consult with the program director for additional information. Refer to the Off Campus Graduate Programs tuition schedule for a list of programs that require a specialized services and materials fee.

Technology Fee:   This required fee is based on the student's college. This fee supports instructional technology used in student labs and classrooms.

Student Info System/Network Fee:  This required fee applies to all undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in all programs. The Information System and Network fee is used to fund improved access to and assistance with information technology.

Waivable Fees

Student Health Insurance:   Students enrolled on the Athens Campus for 5 or more credit hours are automatically assessed the Student Health Insurance.   You may opt out of the Student Health Insurance if you already have a health insurance provider. If you are eligible to waive the Student Health Insurance, the waiver option and waiver deadline will be available on your My OHIO Student Center once your registration charges have been assessed for the term.  A waiver is required only once each academic year.

WellBeing : The WellBeing Fee was created in 2008 as an optional enhancement to student health care. It works with your medical insurance to reduce the costs of health services as well as expanding student health care options on campus. Every Athens campus student is automatically enrolled at registration for the term.  The waiver option and waiver deadline will be available on your My OHIO Student Center once your registration charges have been assessed for the term.  A waiver is required once each term. 

Student Legal Service:  The Center for Legal Services  is a law office for Ohio University students. Two licensed attorneys provide students with legal representation, advice, and education. CSLS also provides contract reviews, mediation services and notary service. There is no limit on the number of times students can use the service during the term. Every Athens campus student is automatically enrolled for this service at registration for the term. The waiver option and waiver deadline will be available on your My OHIO Student Center once your registration charges have been assessed for the term. A waiver is required once each term.

Note: Students enrolled in eCampus or Regional classes only are not assessed Waivable Fees.

Other Fees

Parking Passes and Violations: These charges are assessed through Parking Services. Questions regarding these charges should be directed to Parking Services ( parking@ohio.edu ) at 740.593.1917. You may also pay parking violations at the Parking Services website.