Tuition & Costs

The College at Wise is consistently ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public liberal arts colleges in the nation whose students graduate with a low average student loan debt.

Our new “State of the ARC” tuition program offers in-state tuition for all students living within the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) territory—from New York to Mississippi. We’re also proud to offer competitive financial aid offers for anyone with demonstrated financial need. Making college more affordable for more students is all a part of our commitment to uplift our region through the power of education.

2020 Summer Session

 
Virginia Resident Non-Virginia Resident
$243.00 per credit hour $1,014.00 per credit hour
$243.00 per credit hour ARC/TAG

FIRST SUMMER SESSION – May 26, 2020-June 26, 2020
Payment of fees will be required no later than May 26, 2020.

SECOND SUMMER SESSION – July 6, 2020-August 7, 2020
Payment of fees will be required no later than July 6, 2020.

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALING FEE – $2.00 per credit hour (includes CTE classes)

STUDENT INFORMATION SYSTEM FEE – $4.00 per credit hour (includes CTE classes)

2020-2021 School Year

The student fee charges for 2020 – 2021 Academic Year become effective beginning with the Summer 2020 Session and ending with the Spring 2021 Semester

Tuition and Required Fees

 
Full-time student (12-18 credit hours per semester)
Virginia Resident Non-Virginia Resident TAG* — Kentucky, Tennessee and ARC regions
$10,836.00 per year
($5,418.00 per semester)
$29,798.00 per year
($14899.00 per semester)
$11,531.00 per year
($5,765.50 per semester)
Students taking more than 18 credit hours per semester will be charged for the additional hours at the part-time tuition rate.
Part-time student (less than 12 credit hours per semester)
Virginia Resident Non-Virginia Resident TAG* / ARC
$243.00 per credit hour $1,014.00 per credit hour $243 TAG per credit hour
Technology Fee: 7-11 credit hours $75.50 per year ($37.75 per semester) Virginia Resident
Technology Fee: 7-11 credit hours $78.00 per year ($39.00 per semester) Non-Virginia Resident
Student Fees: Students taking 1-11 credit hours will be charged $157.00 per credit hour
Academic Credentialing Fee: full time $11.00 per semester 1 –11 credit hours $2.00 per credit hour
Capital Fee: part time out-of-state $20.00 per credit hour. (1-11 hours)
Capital Fee: full time out-of-state students $690.00 per year fee ($345.00 per semester).
*Kentucky – Bell, Breathitt, Floyd, Harlan, Knott, Leslie, Letcher, Magoffin, Perry and Pike
Tennessee – Claiborne, Hancock, Hawkins, Johnson, Sullivan and Washington counties and the cities of Bristol, Kingsport & Johnson City

Room and Board Residence Halls

 
Asbury Hall, Commonwealth Hall, Culbertson Hall, Henson Hall, Martha Randolph Hall, McCraray Hall, Thompson Hall $6,783.00 per year ($3,391.50 per semester)

Meal Plans

 
UNLIMITED MEALS PLUS 50 SWIPES
Required for all Freshmen
$4,494.00 per year ($2,247.00 per semester)
CAVALIER RED 175 MEALS PLUS
$50 DINING DOLLARS PER SEMESTER
Upperclassmen only
$4,494.00 per year ($2,247.00 per semester)

Student Commuter Meal Plans

 
Any 80 meals per semester $524.00
Any 50 meals per semester $344.00
Any 25 meals per semester $180.00
Points Plan Minimum points purchase is $25.00.
An additional 5% discount is given when dining at Smith Dining Commons.

Miscellaneous Fee

 
Return Check Fee $50.00

Drop / Refund Schedule

Classes must be dropped within these periods in order to be eligible for any refunds on tuition and fees. Due to the Fall 2020 modified schedule, classes must be dropped early in each session for refunds. The refund schedule for room and board follows the 16-week Block C schedule.

Block A (8 weeks)
August 12-14 for a 100% refund
August 14-16 for a 90% refund
August 17-19 for a 50% refund
August 20-23 for a 25% refund
After August 23, no refund

Block B (8 weeks)
October 5-6 for a 100% refund
October 7-9 for a 90% refund
October 10-12 for a 50% refund
October 13-16 for a 25% refund
After October 16, no refund

Block C (16 weeks)
August 12-14 for a 100% refund
August 17-21 for a 90% refund
August 24-28 for a 50% refund
August 31-September 4 for a 25% refund
After September 4, 0% refund

 

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*Tuition and fees are subject to change

Need help? Contact the Financial Aid department at 276.328.0139 or email finaid@uvawise.edu.