Cost of Attendance

Tuition (All Colleges)

Approved at the June 18, 2019 Board Meeting 

  • Undergraduate Resident - $181.50 per credit hour
  • Graduate Resident - $227.00 per credit hour
  • Undergraduate Non-Resident - $363.00 per credit hour
  • Graduate Non-Resident - $454.00 per credit hour

CSC and PSC charge $182.50 per credit hour for an Undergraduate Non-Resident student taking classes on-site

WSC offers the $182.50 Undergraduate Non-Resident rate at the College Center and a Graduate Non-Resident rate of $228.00 at the College Center.

Fees (Mandatory)

Per semester- 15 credit hours

 Chadron StatePeru StateWayne State
Capital Improvement Fee$180.00$180.00$180.00
Facilities Fee$315.00$450.00$255.00
Student Activity Fee$84.00$90.00$75.00
Event Fee$174.00$116.25$151.20
Technology Fee$165.00$151.50$141.00
Record/Publication Fee$6.15$15.00$15.00


Online Rates (All Colleges)

Flat rate cost for in-state and out-of-state students

  • Undergraduate - $296.50
  • Graduate - $370.75

Dual Enrollment Program Rate  (All Colleges)

All-inclusive rate

  • Dual Enrollment - $60.00

Room and Board

Per semester

 Chadron StatePeru StateWayne State
Room and Board 
(190-225 Meals Plan)
$ 3,683.00$4,126.00 $3,581.00


Approximate Cost of Attending for Fall and Spring 2019-20

Resident Undergraduate (30 Credits)
Books, course materials and living expenses are not included   

 Chadron StatePeru StateWayne State
Room and Board$7,276.00$8,252.00$7,162.00