COST OF ATTENDANCE

The Cost of Attendance is used to help students and their families plan for the direct and indirect costs associated with attending Wesleyan University. Direct costs are items charged directly by the university to the student bill. Indirect costs are items not charged on the bill, but expenses a student will most likely incur while attending the university. Actual indirect expenses may vary.

  • Cost of Attendance for 2020-21 (ON CAMPUS)

     

    Freshman  & Sophomores

    Juniors & Seniors

    Tuition $59,086 $59,086
    Student Activity Fee $300 $300
    Residential Comprehensive Fee $16,384 $18,626
    *Books & Supplies $1,200 $1,200
    *Personal Expenses $1,465 $1,465
    TOTAL: $78,435 $80,677

    *Indirect Expenses: While estimates for books & supplies and personal expenses are included in the cost of attendance budget, these costs are not billed by Wesleyan.

    Additionally, new students entering Fall 2020 will have a one-time matriculation fee of $300.

    All students will have an optional Green Fund Fee of $30/year to fund sustainability projects on campus.

  • Cost of Attendance for 2020-21 (COMMUTER)
      Freshman & Sophomores Juniors & Seniors
    Tuition $59,086 $59,086
    Student Activity Fee $300 $300
    Residential Comprehensive Fee $6,554 $7,450
    *Room & Board $9,830 $11,176
    *Books & Supplies $1,200 $1,200
    *Personal Expenses $1,465 $1,465
    TOTAL: $78,435 $80,677

    *Indirect Expenses: While estimates for books & supplies, personal expenses, and room & board are included in the cost of attendance budget, these costs are not billed by Wesleyan as a commuter student.

    Additionally, new students entering Fall 2020 will have a one-time matriculation fee of $300.

    All students will have an optional Green Fund Fee of $30/year to fund sustainability projects on campus.

    Residential Comprehensive Fee includes the meal plan. 

    Please note: students who wish to attend Wesleyan remotely or live off-campus should notify their class dean by August 1st.

  • Cost of Attendance for 2020-21 (REMOTE)
      All Students
    Tuition $59,086
    Student Activity Fee $300
    Residential Comprehensive Fee $0
    *Room & Board $3,600
    *Books & Supplies $1,200
    *Personal Expenses $1,465
    TOTAL: $65,651

    *Indirect Expenses: While estimates for books & supplies, personal expenses, and room & board are included in the cost of attendance budget, these costs are not billed by Wesleyan.

    Additionally, new students entering Fall 2020 will have a one-time matriculation fee of $300.

    All students will have an optional Green Fund Fee of $30/year to fund sustainability projects on campus.

    Students studying remotely outside of the USA may have their Room & Board and/or Personal Expenses adjusted based upon the country's cost of living standard.

    The Off-Campus Remote budget assumes that dependent students are living at home with parents.  Students who are housing insecure and/or will face challenges pursuing their educational studies from home may petition for an increase to their cost of attendance budget.  Please complete this petition form.  

    Please note: students who wish to attend Wesleyan remotely or live off-campus should notify their class dean by August 1st.