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Undergraduate tuition & fees

Estimated academic year Fall 2018 & Spring 2019

While the overall costs of attending college vary with each student, there are certain costs which can be anticipated.

Estimated 2018-19 costs for full time undergraduate students are:

Student Base Budget WI resident MN resident Non-resident MSEP WI/MN commuter
Tuition/Fees ? $9,231 $9,231 $17,901  $12,379 $9,231
Room ?
traditional double
$3,825 $3,825 $3,825  $3,825 0
Food
Eagle meal plan
$2,506 $2,506 $2,506  $2,506 0
TOTALS
divide in half for per semester costs
$15,562 $15,562
$24,232  $18,710 $9,231

Additional estimated personal expenses for the year: $1,500-$2,000

Minnesota residents can attend under the reciprocity program. However, they must file an "Application for Reciprocity Fee Status". Applications are available at your high school guidance office or the Minnesota Office of Higher Education. Choose the year you will be attending school. The applications for the 2017-18 & 2018-19 year are currently available.

Academic year Fall 2017 & Spring 2018

While the overall costs of attending college vary with each student, there are certain costs which can be anticipated.

2017-18 costs for full time undergraduate students are:

Student Base Budget WI resident MN resident Non-resident MSEP WI/MN commuter
Tuition/Fees ? $9,219 $9,219 $17,889  $12,368 $9,219
Room ? traditional double $3,750 $3,750 $3,750  $3,750 0
Food
Eagle meal plan
$2,456 $2,456 $2,456  $2,456 0
TOTALS
divide in half for per semester costs
$15,425 $15,425 
$24,095  $18,574 $9,219

Additional estimated personal expenses for the year: $1,500-$2,000

Minnesota residents can attend under the reciprocity program. However, they must file an "Application for Reciprocity Fee Status". Applications are available at your high school guidance office or the Minnesota Office of Higher Education. Choose the year you will be attending school. The applications for the 2017-18 & 2018-19 year are currently available.

Summer 2018 (Estimated)

Credits WI Resident MN (Reciprocity) Non-resident (USA) MSEP ? Return to WI ?
18 $4,631.15 $4,631.15 $10,049.75 $6,599.45 $8,753.06
17 $4,368.72 $4,368.72 $9,426.08 $6,205.80 $8,169.52
16 $4,106.29 $4,106.29 $8,802.41 $5,812.15 $7,585.98
15 $3,843.86 $3,843.86 $8,178.74 $5,418.50 $7,002.44
14 $3,581.43 $3,581.43 $7,555.07 $5,024.85 $6,418.90
13 $3,319.00 $3,319.00 $6,931.40 $4,631.20 $5,835.36
12 $3,056.57 $3,056.57 $6,307.73 $4,237.55 $5,251.82
11 $2,794.14 $2,794.14 $5,684.06 $3,843.90 $4,668.28
10 $2,531.71  $2,531.71  $5,060.39 $3,450.25 $4,084.74
6-9 $2,269.28 $2,269.28 $4,436.72 $3,056.60 $3,501.20
5 $1,891.10 $1,891.10 $3,697.30 $2,547.20 $2,917.70
4 $1,512.88 $1,512.88 $2,957.84 $2,037.76 $2,334.16
3 $1,134.66 $1,134.66 $2,218.38 $1,528.32 $1,750.62
2 $756.44 $756.44 $1,478.92 $1,018.88 $1,167.08
1 $378.22 $378.22 $739.46 $509.44 $583.54

What other charges will I see?

The amounts listed above include charges for Segregated fees, Differential Tuition and Growth Quality Access Differential Tuition. Learn more about these programs.

All undergraduate students will also be charged a $25 registration fee per term, a $6.50 Career Services fee per semester (not charged for winter) and a $2 D2L (Desire2Learn) fee per credit.

Students may be assessed fees for supplemental materials, lab manuals or field trips for certain courses, known as Special Course Fees.

New undergraduate students may also be charged a $175 enrollment fee and a $35 placement test fee.

A one time $38 graduation fee will be billed after completing 95 credits.

What other costs should I consider?

Books:
Textbooks are included as part of textbook rental.

Meal plans:
Up to $1487 per semester.
Off campus block plan $414 per semester
Learn about meal plans.

Housing:
On-campus - Residence Halls: per semester
Traditional hall: $1,875 (double), $2,410 (single)
Eagle Hall: $2,210 (triple), $2,410 (double)
Reuter Hall: $2,866 (all)
Learn about on-campus housing.

Spring 2018

Credits WI Resident MN (Reciprocity) Non-resident (USA) MSEP ? Return to WI ?
12-18 $4,548.01  $4,548.01  $8,882.89 $6,122.65  $7,011.85
11 $4,231.98  $4,231.98  $8,205.62 $5,675.40 $6,490.50
10 $3,915.95  $3,915.95   $7,528.35 $5,228.15  $5,969.15
9 $3,599.92  $3,599.92 $6,851.08 $4,780.90 $5,447.80
8 $3,283.89 $3,283.89 $6,173.81 $4,333.65  $4,926.45
7 $2,967.86  $2,967.86 $5,496.54 $3,886.40  $4,405.10 
6 $2,543.88  $2,543.88  $4,711.32 $3,331.20  $3,775.80
5 $2,119.90  $2,119.90  $3,926.10 $2,776.00  $3,146.50
4 $1,695.92  $1,695.92   $3,140.88 $2,220.80  $2,517.20
3 $1,271.94  $1,271.94  $2,355.66 $1,665.60  $1,887.90
2 $847.96 $847.96 $1,570.44 $1,110.40  $1,258.60
1 $423.98 $423.98 $785.22 $555.20 $629.30

What other charges will I see?

The amounts listed above include charges for Segregated fees, Differential Tuition and Growth Quality Access Differential Tuition. Learn more about these programs.

All undergraduate students will also be charged a $25 registration fee per term, a $6.50 Career Services fee per semester (not charged for winter) and a $2 D2L (Desire2Learn) fee per credit.

Students may be assessed fees for supplemental materials, lab manuals or field trips for certain courses, known as Special Course Fees.

New undergraduate students may also be charged a $175 enrollment fee and a $35 placement test fee.

A one time $38 graduation fee will be billed after completing 95 credits.

What other costs should I consider?

Books:
Textbooks are included as part of textbook rental.

Meal plans:
Up to $1487 per semester.
Off campus block plan $414 per semester
Learn about meal plans.

Housing:
On-campus - Residence Halls: per semester
Traditional hall: $1,875 (double), $2,410 (single)
Eagle Hall: $2,210 (triple), $2,410 (double)
Reuter Hall: $2,866 (all)
Learn about on-campus housing.

Winter 2018

Credits WI Resident MN (Reciprocity) Non-resident (USA) MSEP ? Return to WI ?
3 $1,110.00 $1,110.00 $2,193.72 $1,503.66  $1,403.25
2 $740.00 $740.00 $1,462.48 $1,002.44 $935.50
1 $370.00  $370.00  $731.24 $501.22 $467.75
What about more than 3 credits?

If approved by the college academic services office, contact the cashier's office for costs associated with 4 or more credits or 2 or more courses

What other charges will I see?

The amounts listed above include charges for Segregated fees, Differential Tuition and Growth Quality Access Differential Tuition. Learn more about these programs.

All undergraduate students will also be charged a $25 registration fee per term, a $6.50 Career Services fee per semester (not charged for winter) and a $2 D2L (Desire2Learn) fee per credit.

Students may be assessed fees for supplemental materials, lab manuals or field trips for certain courses, known as Special Course Fees.

New undergraduate students may also be charged a $175 enrollment fee and a $35 placement test fee.

A one time $38 graduation fee will be billed after completing 95 credits.

What other costs should I consider?

Books:
Textbooks are included as part of textbook rental.

Meal plans:
Up to $1487 per semester.
Off campus block plan $414 per semester
Learn about meal plans.

Housing:
On-campus - Residence Halls: per semester
Traditional hall: $1,875 (double), $2,410 (single)
Eagle Hall: $2,210 (triple), $2,410 (double)
Reuter Hall: $2,866 (all)
Learn about on-campus housing.

Fall 2017

Credits WI Resident MN (Reciprocity) Non-resident (USA) MSEP ? Return to WI ?
12-18 $4,548.01  $4,548.01  $8,882.89 $6,122.65  $7,011.85
11 $4,231.98  $4,231.98  $8,205.62 $5,675.40 $6,490.50
10 $3,915.95  $3,915.95   $7,528.35 $5,228.15  $5,969.15
9 $3,599.92  $3,599.92 $6,851.08 $4,780.90 $5,447.80
8 $3,283.89 $3,283.89 $6,173.81 $4,333.65  $4,926.45
7 $2,967.86  $2,967.86 $5,496.54 $3,886.40  $4,405.10 
6 $2,543.88  $2,543.88  $4,711.32 $3,331.20  $3,775.80
5 $2,119.90  $2,119.90  $3,926.10 $2,776.00  $3,146.50
4 $1,695.92  $1,695.92   $3,140.88 $2,220.80  $2,517.20
3 $1,271.94  $1,271.94  $2,355.66 $1,665.60  $1,887.90
2 $847.96 $847.96 $1,570.44 $1,110.40  $1,258.60
1 $423.98 $423.98 $785.22 $555.20 $629.30

What other charges will I see?

The amounts listed above include charges for Segregated fees, Differential Tuition and Growth Quality Access Differential Tuition. Learn more about these programs.

All undergraduate students will also be charged a $25 registration fee per term, a $6.50 Career Services fee per semester (not charged for winter) and a $2 D2L (Desire2Learn) fee per credit.

Students may be assessed fees for supplemental materials, lab manuals or field trips for certain courses, known as Special Course Fees.

New undergraduate students may also be charged a $175 enrollment fee and a $35 placement test fee.

A one time $38 graduation fee will be billed after completing 95 credits.

What other costs should I consider?

Books:
Textbooks are included as part of textbook rental.

Meal plans:
Up to $1487 per semester.
Off campus block plan $414 per semester
Learn about meal plans.

Housing:
On-campus - Residence Halls: per semester
Traditional hall: $1,875 (double), $2,410 (single)
Eagle Hall: $2,210 (triple), $2,410 (double)
Reuter Hall: $2,866 (all)
Learn about on-campus housing.

When are payments due?

The campus bill is generated in WINGS at the start of a semester and is due by the 10th day of classes. View the current due dates. Any balance not paid on the initial due date will be assessed a service fee. The current campus bill must be paid prior to registering for the upcoming semester.

Insufficient funds/bounced check:
A handling charge will be added to the student’s account

How do I pay my bill?

To view your bill go to you WINGS account "Student Center". There are multiple ways to pay

What if I drop or add credits?

Your tuition bill may increase or decrease. Learn more about drops/adds.
For withdrawal information, visit the Cashier's page.

How does Minnesota reciprocity work?

It is your responsibility to apply for the Reciprocity Agreement. Those who do not apply, or who apply late and/or are not approved, will be required to pay non-resident rates. Get the application form.

How much does taking more than 18 credits cost?

For fall 2017 and spring 2018 semesters - WI and MN Residents add $262.43 per credit, Non-residents add $623.67 per credit. MSEP add $393.65 per credit and RW add $467.75 per credit. 

There is a tuition surcharge for WI resident undergradaute students who have earned 165 credits or 30 credits more than their degree requires. View the excess credit policy.

What if I want to audit a course?

The audit fee doesn't apply to students taking classes for course credit or seeking degrees. View the university audit policy. They pay the credit fee from the Fee Schedule. Audits are allowed, as space is available & require instructor's approval.

Non-degree students who register for AUDIT ONLY:
WI Residents & MN Residents with reciprocity pay 30% of credit fee. Non-residents pay 50% of credit fee.

Wisconsin residents age 60 or older (as of the first day of classes) are not assessed audit fees for audit-type attendance of credit classes. Disabled Wisconsin residents who present evidence of receiving disability insurance benefits under either the federal Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program or the federal Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program and who are enrolled exclusively for audit throughout the term are not assessed fees.

Where do I go if I have more questions?

For further information, please visit the Cashier's Office website.

www.uwlax.edu/cost

Graduate tuition & fees

Summer 2018 (Estimated)

Standard Graduate expanding section
Credits WI Resident MN (Reciprocity) Non-resident
10-12 $3,647.13 $3,925.52 $7,563.42
9 $3,178.20 $3,416.82 $6,535.02
6-8 $2,709.27 $2,908.12 $5,506.62
5 $2,654.35 $2,853.20 $5,451.70
4 $2,123.48 $2,282.56 $4,361.36
3 $1,592.61 $1,711.92 $3,271.02
2 $1,061.74 $1,141.28 $2,180.68
1 $530.87 $570.64 $1,090.34
Physician's Assistant/Occupational Therapy expanding section
Credits WI Resident/ MN Reciprocity Non-Resident
10+  $4,302.54 $9,002.13
9  $3,739.98 $7,768.20
6-8 $3,177.42 $6,534.27
5 $3,122.50 $6,479.35
4 $2,498.00 $5,183.48
3 $1,873.50 $3,887.61
2 $1,249.00 $2,591.74
1 $624.50 $1,295.87
Physical Therapy expanding section
Credits WI Resident/ MN Reciprocity Non-Resident
9+ $4,602.60 $9,758.28
8 $3,896.27 $8,192.67
6-7 $3,189.94 $6,627.06
5 $3,135.02 $6,572.14
4 $3,080.08 $6,517.20
3 $2,310.06 $4,887.90
2 $1,540.04 $3,258.60
1 $770.02 $1,629.30
Medical Dosimetry expanding section
Credits Rate
12 $4,800
11 $4,400
10 $4,000 
9 $3,600 
8 $3,200 
7 $2,800 
6 $2,400
5 $2,000
4 $1,600
3 $1,200
2 $800
1 $400
Student Affairs Administration Online expanding section
Credits Online Masters Online Ed.D. Rate
12 $5,175 $8,400
11 $5,175 $7,700
10 $5,175 $7,000
9 $5,175 $6,300
8 $4,600 $5,600
7 $4,025  $4,900
6 $3,450 $4,200
5 $2,875 $3,500
4 $2,300 $2,800
3 $1,725 $2,100
2 $1,150 $1,400
1 $575 $700
Education Professional Development Or Reading (Institute for Professional Studies in Education) expanding section
Credits Rate $450 per credit
Masters or Certificate
WI residents and non-residents
8 Credit Semester $3,600
7 Credit Semester $3,150
6 Credit Semester $2,700
MBA expanding section
Credits WI Resident MN Resident (Reciprocity) Non-Resident Consortium
12 $3,862.59 $5,046.22 $7,789.03 $8,100
11 $3,862.59 $5,046.22 $7,789.03 $7,425
10 $3,862.59 $5,046.22 $7,789.03 $6,750 
9 $3,362.88 $4,377.42 $6,728.40 $6,075
8 $2,863.17 $3,708.62 $5,667.77 $5,400
7 $2,863.17 $3,708.62 $5,667.77 $4,725
6 $2,863.17 $3,708.62 $5,667.77 $4,050
5 $2,808.25 $3,653.70 $5,612.85 $3,375
4 $2,246.60 $2,922.96 $4,490.28 $2,700 
3 $1,684.95 $2,192.22 $3,367.71 $2,025
2 $1,123.30 $1,461.48 $2,245.14 $1,350
1 $561.65 $730.74 $1,122.57 $675

What other charges will I see?

The amounts listed above include charges for Segregated fees and Differential Tuition (certain majors excluded). Learn more about these programs.

All graduate students will also be charged a $25 registration fee per term and a $2 D2L (Desire2Learn) fee per credit.

Students may be assessed fees for supplemental materials, lab manuals or field trips for certain courses, known as Special Course Fees.

A one time $38 graduation fee will be billed after completing 20 credits.

What other costs should I consider?

Books:
Graduate students are required to purchase their own books. Textbook rental is not available to Graduate students.

Meal plans:
Off campus block plan $414 per semester
Learn about meal plans.

Spring 2018

Standard Graduate and MBA expanding section
Credits WI Resident MN (Reciprocity) Non-resident MBA Consortium
9+ $4,952.06 $5,309.99 $9,987.29 $6,075
8 $4,476.13 $4,794.29  $8,951.89 $5,400
7 $4,000.20 $4,278.59 $7,916.49 $4,725
6 $3,428.76 $3,667.38  $6,785.58 $4,050
5 $2,857.30 $3,056.15  $5,654.65 $3,375
4 $2,285.84 $2,444.92  $4,523.72 $2,700
3 $1,714.38 $1,833.69 $3,392.79 $2,025
2 $1,142.92  $1,222.46 $2,261.86  $1,350
1 $571.46 $611.23  $1,130.93  $675

For MBA 

WI resident add $30.78 per credit

MN resident add $160.62 per credit

Non-resident add $32.23 per credit

The consortium rate does not cap at 9 credits and is an additional $675 per credit

Physician's Assistant/Occupational Therapy expanding section
Credits WI Resident/ MN Reciprocity Non-Resident
9+ $5,794.73 $11,837.06
8 $5,225.17  $10,596.13 
7 $4,655.61 $9,355.20 
6 $3,990.54  $8,018.76
5 $3,325.45 $6,682.30 
4 $2,660.36 $5,345.84 
3 $1,995.27  $4,009.38  
2 $1,330.18 $2,672.92 
1 $665.09  $1,336.46 
Physical Therapy expanding section
Credits WI Resident/ MN Reciprocity Non-Resident
8+ $6,389.33 $13,263.57
7 $5,674.32 $11,689.28
6 $4,863.72 $10,019.40
5 $4,053.08 $8,349.48
4 $3,242.46 $6,679.58
3 $2,431.85 $5,009.69
2 $1,621.23  $3,339.79
1 $810.61 $1,669.89
Medical Dosimetry expanding section
Credits Rate
15 $6,000
14 $5,600
13 $5,200
12 $4,800
11 $4,400
10 $4,000
9 $3,600
8 $3,200 
7 $2,800 
6 $2,400
Student Affairs Administration Online expanding section
Credits Online Masters  Masters Partner Online Ed.D.
12 $6,900 $5,175 $8,400
11 $6,325 $5,175 $7,700
10 $5,750 $5,175 $7,000
9 $5,175 $5,175 $6,300
8 $4,600  $4,600 $5,600
7 $4,025 $4,025 $4,900
6 $3,450 $3,450 $4,200
5 $2,875 $2,875 $3,500
4 $2,300 $2,300 $2,800
3 $1,725 $1,725 $2,100
Education Professional Development Or Reading (Institute for Professional Studies in Education) expanding section
Credits Rate $450 per credit
Masters or Certificate
WI residents and non-residents
8 Credit Semester $3,600
7 Credit Semester $3,150
6 Credit Semester $2,700

What other charges will I see?

The amounts listed above include charges for Segregated fees and Differential Tuition (certain majors excluded). Learn more about these programs.

All graduate students will also be charged a $25 registration fee per term and a $2 D2L (Desire2Learn) fee per credit.

Students may be assessed fees for supplemental materials, lab manuals or field trips for certain courses, known as Special Course Fees.

A one time $38 graduation fee will be billed after completing 20 credits.

What other costs should I consider?

Books:
Graduate students are required to purchase their own books. Textbook rental is not available to Graduate students.

Meal plans:
Off campus block plan $414 per semester
Learn about meal plans.

Winter 2018

Standard Graduate / MBA expanding section
Credits WI Resident MN (Reciprocity) Non-resident (USA) MBA Consortium
3 $1,571.07 $1,690.39 $3,249.49 $2,025.00
2 $1,047.39 $1,126.93 $2,166.32 $1,350.00
1 $523.69 $563.46 $1,083.16 $675.00

For MBA non consortium: in addition to amounts above add $30.78 per credit for WI/MN residents; add $32.23 per credit for non-residents.

MBA students taking Internet (Online) courses will be charged an additional distance education fee based on the course taken.

Physician's Assistant/Occupational Therapy expanding section
Credits WI Resident/ MN Reciprocity Non-Resident
4 $2,469.28 $5,132.64
3 $1,851.96 $3,849.48
2 $1,234.64 $2,566.32
1 $617.32  $1,288.69
Physical Therapy expanding section
Credits WI Resident/ MN Reciprocity Non-Resident
1  $762.85 $1,622.13 

What other charges will I see?

The amounts listed above include charges for Segregated fees and Differential Tuition (certain majors excluded). Learn more about these programs.

All graduate students will also be charged a $25 registration fee per term and a $2 D2L (Desire2Learn) fee per credit.

Students may be assessed fees for supplemental materials, lab manuals or field trips for certain courses, known as Special Course Fees.

A one time $38 graduation fee will be billed after completing 20 credits.

What other costs should I consider?

Books:
Graduate students are required to purchase their own books. Textbook rental is not available to Graduate students.

Meal plans:
Off campus block plan $414 per semester
Learn about meal plans.

Fall 2017

Standard Graduate and MBA expanding section
Credits WI Resident MN (Reciprocity) Non-resident MBA Consortium
9+ $4,952.06 $5,309.99 $9,987.29 $6,075
8 $4,476.13 $4,794.29  $8,951.89 $5,400
7 $4,000.20 $4,278.59 $7,916.49 $4,725
6 $3,428.76 $3,667.38  $6,785.58 $4,050
5 $2,857.30 $3,056.15  $5,654.65 $3,375
4 $2,285.84 $2,444.92  $4,523.72 $2,700
3 $1,714.38 $1,833.69 $3,392.79 $2,025
2 $1,142.92  $1,222.46 $2,261.86  $1,350
1 $571.46 $611.23  $1,130.93  $675

For MBA 

WI resident add $30.78 per credit

MN resident add $160.62 per credit

Non-resident add $32.23 per credit

The consortium rate does not cap at 9 credits and is an additional $675 per credit

Physician's Assistant/Occupational Therapy expanding section
Credits WI Resident/ MN Reciprocity Non-Resident
9+ $5,794.73 $11,837.06
8 $5,225.17  $10,596.13 
7 $4,655.61 $9,355.20 
6 $3,990.54  $8,018.76
5 $3,325.45 $6,682.30 
4 $2,660.36 $5,345.84 
3 $1,995.27  $4,009.38  
2 $1,330.18 $2,672.92 
1 $665.09  $1,336.46 
Physical Therapy expanding section
Credits WI Resident/ MN Reciprocity Non-Resident
8+ $6,389.33 $13,263.57
7 $5,674.32 $11,689.28
6 $4,863.72 $10,019.40
5 $4,053.08 $8,349.48
4 $3,242.46 $6,679.58
3 $2,431.85 $5,009.69
2 $1,621.23  $3,339.79
1 $810.61 $1,669.89
Medical Dosimetry expanding section
Credits Rate
12 $4,800
11 $4,400
10 $4,000
9 $3,600
8 $3,200
7 $2,800
6 $2,400 
Student Affairs Administration Online expanding section
Credits Online Masters  Masters Partner Online Ed.D.
12 $6,900 $5,175 $8,400
11 $6,325 $5,175 $7,700
10 $5,750 $5,175 $7,000
9 $5,175 $5,175 $6,300
8 $4,600  $4,600 $5,600
7 $4,025 $4,025 $4,900
6 $3,450 $3,450 $4,200
5 $2,875 $2,875 $3,500
4 $2,300 $2,300 $2,800
3 $1,725 $1,725 $2,100
Education Professional Development Or Reading (Institute for Professional Studies in Education) expanding section
Credits Rate $450 per credit
Masters or Certificate
WI residents and non-residents
8 Credit Semester $3,600
7 Credit Semester $3,150
6 Credit Semester $2,700

What other charges will I see?

The amounts listed above include charges for Segregated fees and Differential Tuition (certain majors excluded). Learn more about these programs.

All graduate students will also be charged a $25 registration fee per term and a $2 D2L (Desire2Learn) fee per credit.

Students may be assessed fees for supplemental materials, lab manuals or field trips for certain courses, known as Special Course Fees.

A one time $38 graduation fee will be billed after completing 20 credits.

What other costs should I consider?

Books:
Graduate students are required to purchase their own books. Textbook rental is not available to Graduate students.

Meal plans:
Off campus block plan $414 per semester
Learn about meal plans.

When are payments due?

The campus bill is generated in WINGS at the start of a semester and is due by the 10th day of classes. View the current due dates. Any balance not paid on the initial due date will be assessed a service fee. The current campus bill must be paid prior to registering for the upcoming semester.

Insufficient funds/bounced check:
A handling charge will be added to the student’s account

How do I pay my bill?

To view your bill go to you WINGS account "Student Center". There are multiple ways to pay

What if I drop or add credits?

Your tuition bill may increase or decrease. Learn more about drops/adds.
For withdrawal information, visit the Cashier's page.

How does Minnesota reciprocity work?

It is your responsibility to apply for the Reciprocity Agreement. Those who do not apply, or who apply late and/or are not approved, will be required to pay non-resident rates. Get the application form.

If your program starts in the summer you should complete the application for both years.

What if I want to audit a course?

The audit fee doesn't apply to students taking classes for course credit or seeking degrees. View the university audit policy. They pay the credit fee from the Fee Schedule. Audits are allowed, as space is available & require instructor's approval.

Non-degree students who register for AUDIT ONLY:
WI Residents & MN Residents with reciprocity pay 30% of credit fee. Non-residents pay 50% of credit fee.

Wisconsin residents age 60 or older (as of the first day of classes) are not assessed audit fees for audit-type attendance of credit classes. Disabled Wisconsin residents who present evidence of receiving disability insurance benefits under either the federal Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program or the federal Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program and who are enrolled exclusively for audit throughout the term are not assessed fees.

Where do I go if I have more questions?

For further information, please visit the Cashier's Office website.

www.uwlax.edu/cost

International tuition & fees

Academic year Fall 2017 & Spring 2018

 Undergraduate
(2 semesters)
Graduate
(2 semesters)
ESL Study
(2 semesters)
Tuition and Fees $17,766 $19,975 $12,311
International Fees $350 all students $350 all students $350 all students
Orientation Fee $170 new students $170 new students $170 new students
Housing $4,420 (based on Eagle Hall) $5,732 (based on Reuter Hall) $4,420 (based on Eagle Hall)
Meal Plan (based on the Eagle) $2,456 $2,456 $2,456
Health Insurance $1,486 $1,486 $1,486
Personal Expenses $2,000 $2,000 $2,000
Estimated Total $28,648 $32,169 $23,193

What other charges will I see?

The amounts listed above include charges for Segregated fees and Differential Tuition.  Undergraduate tuition also includes Growth Quality Access Differential Tuition. Learn more about these programs.  

All students will also be charged a $25 registration fee per term and a $2 D2L (Desire2Learn) fee per credit.  Undergraduate students are also charged a $6.50 career services fee. 

Students may be assessed fees for supplemental materials, lab manuals or field trips for certain courses, known as Special Course Fees.

A one time $38 graduation fee will be billed after completing 95 credits as an undergraduate and 20 credits as a graduate student.

What other costs should I consider?

Books:
For undergraduate students, textbooks are included as part of textbook rental.
Graduate students are required to purchase their own books. Textbook rental is not available to Graduate students.

Meal plans:
Learn about meal plans.

Housing:
Learn about on-campus housing.

All new freshmen, exchange students and some contract students are required to live in campus housing. All housing contracts are for a full academic year, unless you are on a one semester exchange/contract program.

Dependents
If you plan to bring dependents, additional costs will be applied for I-20/DS-2019 purposes.

What are the International costs included above?

Orientation Fee
New international students are charged a International Student Orientation Fee their first semester at UW-La Crosse. This fee goes towards meals, programming, transportation costs, materials, facilities rental, personnel fees, and other miscellaneous costs to achieve a successful orientation program that acclimates new international students to the UW-La Crosse campus and community.

International Advising Fee
All international students are charged an International Advising Fee each term that goes towards the shipping/mailing expenses of immigration documents, professional memberships and affiliations for compliance assurance, training and staff development, emergency response systems for international students, software costs to ensure compliance with the rules and regulations, and other miscellaneous costs including program and event supplies. 

International Support Fee
All international students are charged an International Support fee each term that goes towards international admissions and recruitment. 

International Health Insurance
International students are required to have health insurance coverage in order to be in compliance with Federal and Institutional regulations. UW-La Crosse offers affordable health insurance coverage through our insurance provider. Each semester that students are enrolled, they will be automatically signed up for coverage and will be billed directly to their student account. 

International Contract Fee
International students who enroll at UW-La Crosse through an agreement with another university are charged the International Contract Fee. This fee supports costs associated with the ongoing development and negotiation of these agreements in order to increase access for international students to UW-La Crosse and strengthen our relationships with universities from around the world.

Please contact your international student advisor if you have any questions regarding these fees.

 

Estimated academic year Fall 2018 & Spring 2019

 Undergraduate
(2 semesters)
Graduate
(2 semesters)
ESL Study
(2 semesters)
Tuition and Fees $17,805 $20,014 $12,311
International Fees $350 all students $350 all students $350 all students
Orientation Fee $175 new students $175 new students $175 new students
Housing $4,575 (based on Eagle Hall) $5,933 (based on Reuter Hall) $4,575 (based on Eagle Hall)
Meal Plan (based on the Eagle) $2,493 $2,493 $2,493
Health Insurance $1,486 $1,486 $1,486
Personal Expenses $2,000 $2,000 $2,000
Estimated Total $28,884 $32,451 $23,390

What other charges will I see?

The amounts listed above include charges for Segregated fees and Differential Tuition.  Undergraduate tuition also includes Growth Quality Access Differential Tuition. Learn more about these programs.  

All students will also be charged a $25 registration fee per term and a $2 D2L (Desire2Learn) fee per credit.  Undergraduate students are also charged a $6.50 career services fee. 

Students may be assessed fees for supplemental materials, lab manuals or field trips for certain courses, known as Special Course Fees.

A one time $38 graduation fee will be billed after completing 95 credits as an undergraduate and 20 credits as a graduate student.

What other costs should I consider?

Books:
For undergraduate students, textbooks are included as part of textbook rental.
Graduate students are required to purchase their own books. Textbook rental is not available to Graduate students.

Meal plans:
Learn about meal plans.

Housing:
Learn about on-campus housing.

All new freshmen, exchange students and some contract students are required to live in campus housing. All housing contracts are for a full academic year, unless you are on a one semester exchange/contract program.

Dependents
If you plan to bring dependents, additional costs will be applied for I-20/DS-2019 purposes.

What are the International costs included above?

Orientation Fee
New international students are charged a International Student Orientation Fee their first semester at UW-La Crosse. This fee goes towards meals, programming, transportation costs, materials, facilities rental, personnel fees, and other miscellaneous costs to achieve a successful orientation program that acclimates new international students to the UW-La Crosse campus and community.

International Advising Fee
All international students are charged an International Advising Fee each term that goes towards the shipping/mailing expenses of immigration documents, professional memberships and affiliations for compliance assurance, training and staff development, emergency response systems for international students, software costs to ensure compliance with the rules and regulations, and other miscellaneous costs including program and event supplies. 

International Support Fee
All international students are charged an International Support fee each term that goes towards international admissions and recruitment. 

International Health Insurance
International students are required to have health insurance coverage in order to be in compliance with Federal and Institutional regulations. UW-La Crosse offers affordable health insurance coverage through our insurance provider. Each semester that students are enrolled, they will be automatically signed up for coverage and will be billed directly to their student account. 

International Contract Fee
International students who enroll at UW-La Crosse through an agreement with another university are charged the International Contract Fee. This fee supports costs associated with the ongoing development and negotiation of these agreements in order to increase access for international students to UW-La Crosse and strengthen our relationships with universities from around the world.

Please contact your international student advisor if you have any questions regarding these fees.

 

When are payments due?

The campus bill is generated in WINGS at the start of a semester and is due by the 10th day of classes. View the current due dates. Any balance not paid on the initial due date will be assessed a service fee. The current campus bill must be paid prior to registering for the upcoming semester.

Insufficient funds/bounced check:
A handling charge will be added to the student’s account

How do I pay my bill?

To view your bill go to you WINGS account "Student Center". There are multiple ways to pay

What if I drop or add credits?

Your tuition bill may increase or decrease. Learn more about drops/adds.
For withdrawal information, visit the Cashier's page.

You must have prior approval from an international student advisor before dropping below a full course of study.

Where do I go if I have more questions?

For further information, please visit the Cashier's Office website.

www.uwlax.edu/cost

UW Extension Collaborative Degrees tuition & fees

Current costs

Credits Health and Wellness Management (Undergraduate) Health Information Management & Technology (Undergraduate) Data Science (Graduate)
3 $1,170 $1,170 $2,475
6 $2,340 $2,340 $4,950
9 $3,510 $3,510  $7,425 
12 $4,680 $4,680  $9,900
15 $5,850 $5,850  
18 $7,020 $7,020   

Starting Fall 2018

Credits Health and Wellness Management (Undergraduate) Health Information Management & Technology (Undergraduate) Data Science (Graduate) Health Care Administration (Graduate)
3 $1,194 $1,194 $2,526 $2,175
6 $2,388 $2,388 $5,052 $4,350
9 $3,582 $3,582 $7,578  $6,525
12 $4,776 $4,776 $10,104 $8,700
15 $5,970 $5,970    
18 $7,164 $7,164  

 

What other charges will I see?

There are no other tuition fees associated with HWM, HIMT, or DS prefix courses.

If other UWL courses are taken outside of these prefixes, such as general education requirements, you will be billed regular UWL tuition and fees for those courses. 

There may also be a charge for placement test fees.

What other costs should I consider?

Books:
Each program provides information on required textbooks and purchasing:

When are payments due?

The campus bill is generated in WINGS at the start of a semester and is due by the 10th day of classes. View the current due dates. Any balance not paid on the initial due date will be assessed a service fee. The current campus bill must be paid prior to registering for the upcoming semester.

Insufficient funds/bounced check:
A handling charge will be added to the student’s account

How do I pay my bill?

To view your bill go to you WINGS account "Student Center". There are multiple ways to pay

What if I drop or add credits?

Your tuition bill may increase or decrease. Learn more about drops/adds.
For withdrawal information, visit the Cashier's page.

Where do I go if I have more questions?

For further information, please visit the Cashier's Office website.

www.uwlax.edu/cost