The W Online Tuition & Costs

Education Should be Affordable to All

It's not just a tagline. We honestly believe the cost of a college education should not be a deterrent to your pursuit of earning a college degree. We were founded on the belief everyone should be able to get a college education. Year after year, The W ranks as one of the Best Value Universities. The W has kept our tuition among the lowest in the South. We offer that same low tuition to residents of every state. Plus, we have a range of scholarships and grants to help you pay for your education.

Badge - #1 Best Value among Regional Universities in the South

2022-2023 Tuition

The W does not charge an extra fee for out-of-state students. Every student pays the same low tuition, wherever they reside.
Undergraduate
Graduate
  • Part Time
  • $327.75 per credit hour
  • Students taking 1-11 credit hours as an undergraduate, or 1-8 hours as a graduate student, each semester are considered part time. Price include a mandatory capital improvement fee.
  • Full Time
  • $3,933.00 per semester
  • Students taking 12-19 credit hours as an undergraduate, or 9-12 hours as a graduate student, each semester are considered full time. Price include a mandatory capital improvement fee.

Undergraduate students taking more than 19 semester hours must pay an additional $323.58 per credit hour. Graduate students taking more than 13 semester hours must pay an additional $431.44 per credit hour. This price does not include books, supplies, or lab fees. Students attending at least one class on campus, will be assessed a $125 Commuter Meal Plan per semester. This data is for informational purposes only and is not a guarantee, nor a bill.

Flat-Rate Tuition Programs

$10,000
The W offers a flat-rate $10,000 tuition to complete the program. Based on 3 semesters (Fall, Spring, Summer) Includes tuition, capital improvement fees, and course fees. Fees resulting from an overload will be the responsibility of the student.
$10,000
The W offers a flat-rate $10,000 tuition for the MBA program. The number of semesters may vary for this 36 credit hour program, but your tuition rate remains the same. Includes tuition, capital improvement fees, and course fees.

Financial Aid

Your financial aid package will likely consist of a number different types of aid. Online students are eligible for the same financial aid as on-campus students.

The W offers a variety of scholarships for all sorts of scholars. There are awards for academic performance, academic interest, W legacy, financial need, and others. Scholarships are awarded by the Office of Admissions or individual academic departments.
Grants are funds provided for your education by the state or federal government. Unlike a loan, grants do not have to be repaid.
Loans are funds borrowed from your bank or other lending institution. Student Loans must be repaid, with interest. The W is committed to reducing the debt burden of its students. There are many options for helping fund your education, so we encourage you to research all your options. We also encourage families to borrow only when absolutely necessary, and then only to extent that is needed.
The United States government offers special financial aid options for current and former members of the armed forces, as well as for their families. We have compiled a list options available to you. In addition to these benefits, you may also be eligible for any of the options listed above.
Getting financial aid may seem complicated, but it doesn't have to be. We've put together a step-by-step guide to applying for Financial Aid at The W.

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Online Bachelor Degrees

Transfer to The W and complete your bachelor degree fully online. Get the same classes, the same degree, and the same value with the flexibility to fit your life.

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Online Graduate Degrees

Take your career to the next level with a graduate degree from The W. Our fully online programs are designed to help working professional advance without interrupting their busy lives.

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