Tuition and Payment

Non-degree students pay Wesleyan's per-credit tuition rate. For the fall 24 and spring 25, the rate is $8,700 per credit. *Student Activity fee is $150 per term and the optional **Green Fund fee is $15 per term.

Housing and dining are not currently available to Non-degree students.

*Student Activity fee: Each fall or spring term in which a student enrolls. This fee will allow students to participate in extracurricular activities on campus (clubs, theater groups, etc.). Community Scholars have the option of requesting an automatic waiver if they do not intend to participate in any campus activities outside of classes (those who take the waiver and then participate will be subject to disciplinary action).

**Green Fund fee: An opt-out fee set by students to fund sustainability projects on campus(Opt out link available in WesPortal through the last day of drop/add each semester).

Students will be emailed an invoice for tuition and other charges (Student Activity Fee, Green Fund Fee). Payment is due within one week.

Financial Aid
No financial aid is offered to non-degree students. Students enrolled in other colleges or universities should check with their financial aid office. 

Refund Policy

Refund Schedule
Fall 23 Spring 24 Refund %
By Sept 3 By Jan 24 100%
Sept 4 - 17 Jan 25 - Feb 7 75%
After Sept 17 After Feb 7 0%

Refund of Credit Balances: Credit balances remain on student accounts and are applied to future registrations unless the student requests a refund from the Student Accounts office.

For More Information

  • For more information about studying at Wesleyan as a Non-degree student, please contact the office of Continuing Studies at
  • Summer classes: please visit the Summer Session website
  • Winter Intersession: please visit the Winter Session website