Cost of Attendance

2021 - 2022 Academic Year Tuition (All Colleges)

Approved at the June 17, 2021 Board Meeting 

  • Undergraduate Resident - $186.00 per credit hour
  • Graduate Resident - $232.50 per credit hour
  • Undergraduate Non-Resident - $187.00 per credit hour
  • Graduate Non-Resident - $465.00 per credit hour

Chadron State and Peru State charge $187.00 per credit hour for an Undergraduate Non-Resident student taking classes on-site

Wayne State offers a Graduate Non-Resident rate of $233.50 at the College Center.

Online Rates (All Colleges)

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

  • Undergraduate - $299.00
  • Graduate - $380.00
    • Special Rate for Certain Programs - $359.00

Dual Enrollment Program Rate  (All Colleges)

All-inclusive rate

  • Dual Enrollment - $60.00

Room and Board

Per semester

 Chadron StatePeru StateWayne State
Room (Double Occupancy) and Board 
(200-225 Meals Plan)
$3,945.00$4,170.00 $4,140.00


Approximate Cost of Attending for Fall and Spring 2021-22

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

 Chadron StatePeru StateWayne State
Room and Board$7,890.00$8,340.00$8,280.00


Cost of Attendance at Nebraska Colleges and Universities