Historical Tuition and Room Fees

Ohio University Athens Campus

Fall Tuition and Room Since the Civil War

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Year

Tuition

Registration Fee

Room

Terms Per Yr

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

9.5

3

1909-10

 

6

9.5

3

1910-11

 

6

9.5

2

1911-12

 

9

15.75

2

1912-13

 

9

15.75

2

1913-14

 

9

15.75

2

1914-15

 

9.5

19

2

1915-16

 

9.5

19

2

1916-17

 

10

19

2

1917-18

 

12

19

2

1918-19

 

12

18

2

1919-20

 

18

22.5

2

1920-21

 

18

22.5

2

1921-22

 

25

22.5

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

 

Year

In State

Out of State

Room

Terms Per Yr

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

 

Year

In State

Out of State

Athletic/ Leisure/ Entertainment

Health

Library

Room

Terms Per Yr

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

 

Year

Student Union

In State

Out of State

Student Activity

Health

Library

Room

Terms Per Yr

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

6.5

7.5

1

54

2

1951-52

5

45

120

6.5

7.5

1

58.5

2

1952-53

5

52.5

127.5

6.5

7.5

1

67.5

2

1953-54

5

52.5

127.5

7.5

7.5

1

70

2

1954-56

5

67.5

172

7.5

7.5

1

76.5

2

 

Year

Comprehensive Fee Resident

Comprehensive Fee Nonresident

Room

Terms Per Yr

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

 

Year

Comprehensive Fee Resident

Comprehensive Fee Nonresident

Room and Board

Terms Per Yr

1967-68

165

330

   

1968-69

170

370

330

3

1969-70

210

510

345

3

1970-71

220

570

398

3

 

Year

Resident Undergrad

Resident Grad

Nonresident Undergrad

Nonresident Grad

Room and Board

Terms Per Yr

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

 *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.

 

Note: University switched to semesters beginning 2012-13.

Year

Resident Undergrad

Resident Grad

Nonresident Undergrad

Nonresident Grad

Room and Board

Terms Per Yr

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

2014-15

5,268

4,722

9,750

8,718

5,239

2

 

Note: University implemented a guaranteed tuition program for incoming undergraduates beginning 2015-16.

Year

Resident Ugrad Non-Guarantee

Resident Ugrad Guarantee

Resident Grad

Nonresident Ugrad Non-Guarantee

Nonresident Ugrad Guarantee

Nonresident Grad

Room and Board Non-Guarantee

Room and Board Guarantee

Terms Per Yr

2015-16

5,268

5,774

4,722

9,750

10,256

8,718

5,367

5,432

2

2016-17

5,268

5,872

4,722

9,750

10,604

8,718

5,367

5,588

2

2017-18

5,268

5,948

4,722

9,750

10,680

8,718

5,367

5,749

2

2018-19***

5,268

6,024

4,722

9,750

10,828

8,718

5,367

5,915

2

2019-20

5,372

6,234

4,722

10,010

11,131

8,718

5,367

6,086

2

2020-21

5,372

6,234

4,722

10,010

11,131

8,718

5,367

6,086

2

2021-22

5,468

6,324

4,722

10,189

11,309

8,718

5,367

6,086

2

2022-23

5,577

6,568

4,722

10,392

11,752

8,718

5,367

6,329

2

  ***Tuition amounts do not include Career & Leadership fee, which went into effect beginning 2018-19.