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Western Kentucky University

Tuition & Fees Schedule

Fall 2012/Spring 2013 Semester

 Tuition and/or fees are subject to change by the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education or WKU.

 UNDERGRADUATE  (Note 1)

  Full-time

Part-time Per Credit Hour

    Resident

$4,236

$353

    Non-Resident

$10,500

$875

 GRADUATE  (Note 2)

 

 Per Credit Hour

    Resident

 

 $467

    Non-Resident (Domestic)

 

 $583

    Non-Resident (International) (Note 3)

 

 $962

 TUITION INCENTIVE PROGRAM

 Full-time

 Part-time Per Credit Hour

    Undergraduate

$5,508

$459

 DISTANCE LEARNING  (Note 4)

 

 Part-time Per Credit Hour

    Undergraduate

 

$424

    Graduate

 

$560

 PROFESSIONAL MBA

 Full-time

 

    Professional MBA (Beginning Fall 2012)

$4,794

 

    Professional MBA (Continuing Students - Prior to Fall 2012)

$4,566

 

 DOCTOR of NURSING PRACTICE and DOCTOR OF PHYSICAL THERAPY

 

Per Credit Hour

    Resident

 

$562

    Non-Resident

 

$843

         

Effective Fall 2012:  Full-time undergraduate students enrolled in both on campus and distance learning courses will be assessed an additional Distance Learning Course fee of $71.00 per credit hour for each distance learning credit hour in which they are enrolled.  ((e.g. If a student is enrolled in 9 hrs of on campus courses and 3 hrs of distance learning courses the fee assessment would be $4,236 plus an additional $213 ($71 x 3) Distance Learning Course fee)).  For additional information, click here.

Note 1:  Full-time students are undergraduates who enroll in 12 hours or more of coursework during Fall and Spring terms.  The full-time tuition rate applies to undergraduate students taking 12-18 credit hours (either exclusively on-campus or a combination of on-campus and distance learning).  Full-time undergraduate students will be assessed an additional per credit hour fee equivalent to the per hour tuition rate for course loads exceeding 18 hours a semester. 

Note 2:  Graduate tuition and fees are assessed per credit hour based upon the course (i.e. on-campus or distance learning).  There is no full-time graduate rate.  For the Educational Leadership Doctoral Program, there is a $1,200 program fee per semester for students enrolled in 5 or more credit hours or $600 per semester for students enrolled in fewer than 5 credit hours.  The program fee is not assessed during the winter term.

Note 3:  International students are eligible for tuition scholarships.  Please visit http://www.wku.edu/graduate/aid/ for further information.

Note 4:  The Distance Learning Course rate is for all part-time students, regardless of residency, enrolling in on-line, web-based courses.  Students enrolled exclusively in distance learning courses will be assessed the distance learning per hour rate regardless of the number of hours enrolled.  There is no full-time distance learning rate. 

Tuition and fees will be assessed and available for review on TopNet in mid-July for the fall semester and mid-November for the spring semester.

 

 

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