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Summer Sessions Tuition

Undergraduate students may take up to 15 credit hours during Summer Sessions.

Undergraduate students with a 2.5 GPA or higher are eligible for a summer scholarship! *

Enroll in at least 6 hours, complete the online scholarship application, and you could save:

  • $425 for students with 3.0 GPA or higher
  • $250 for students with 2.5 - 2.99 GPA

* The scholarship will not apply to students in all Study Abroad courses, Navitas, ESLI, National Student Exchange, Dual Credit, or students on a WKU Faculty/Staff or Kentucky Employee waiver.


Per Credit Hour:
Resident Non-Resident (Domestic) Non-Resident (International)
$442 $1,104 $1,131

Graduate & Ed.D.

Per Credit Hour:
Resident Non-Resident (Domestic) Non-Resident (International)
$607 $899 $962

Tuition Incentive Program

Per Credit Hour:

Online Learning*

Per Credit Hour:
Undergraduate Graduate
$530 $707

* Online Learning is for all WEB courses. The other categories are for face-to-face courses.

Tuition and/or fees are subject to change by the Kentucky Council on Post-Secondary Education or WKU. Summer Sessions courses are assessed per credit hour based upon the course (i.e. on-campus or online learning).

Summer 2019 Processing Dates

Summer registration starts on March 18. We typically begin awarding a week to a week and a half after registration starts to give people time to register. Ideally, unless we encounter any technical issues or glitches, we should start beginning March 27.

Summer 2019 Financial Aid Disbursement Dates

We currently have the Non-Title IV (scholarship) and Title IV disbursement dates set as:

  • Non-Title IV Disbursement Date: April 9
  • Title IV Disbursement Date: June 4

Summer 2019 Fee Payment Schedule 

The Billings Office's anticipated Summer 2019 Fee Payment Schedule is as follows:

Registration Date Session Billed Date Due Date Bill Due Date
Through April 30 Students whose registration includes a May session course May 1 May 15
May 1 - June 2 All Sessions June 3 June 18
June 3 - 30* All Sessions July 1 July 16

*Students registering after June 30 for a July Session course must send payment to the Billings Office by July 16 regardless of receipt of an e-bill.

 Click here to learn more about Summer Financial Aid. 

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 Last Modified 5/14/19