Tuition & Costs

For more than a decade, U.S. News and World Report has named UVa-Wise among the top three public national liberal arts colleges whose students graduate with a low average student loan debt. Read on to learn how to attend one of the most affordable colleges in the United States.

2019-2020 School Year

The student fee charges for 2019 – 2020 Academic Year become effective beginning with the Summer 2019 Session and ending with the Spring 2020 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
$10,252.00 per year
($5,126.00 per semester)
$28,661.00 per year
($14,330.50 per semester)
$10,926.00 per year
($5,463.00 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
$236.00 per credit hour $984.00 per credit hour $236 TAG per credit hour
Technology Fee: 7-11 credit hours $73.50 per year ($36.75 per semester) Virginia Resident
Technology Fee: 7-11 credit hours $75.50 per year ($37.75 per semester) Non-Virginia Resident
Student Fees: Students taking 1-11 credit hours will be charged $151.00 per credit hour
Academic Credentialing Fee: full time 10.00 per semester 1 –11 credit hours $1.00 per credit hour
Capital Fee: part time out-of-state $19.00 per credit hour. (1-11 hours)
Capital Fee: full time out-of-state students $670.00 per year fee ($335.00 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

 
McCraray $5,737.00 per year ($2,868.50per semester)
Asbury Hall, Commonwealth Hall, Culbertson Hall, Red House, Henson, Martha Randolph Hall, Thompson Hall $6,650.00 per year ($3,325.00 per semester)

Meal Plans

 
UNLIMITED MEALS PLUS 50 SWIPES
Required for all Freshmen
$4,363.00 per year ($2,181.50 per semester)
CAVALIER RED 175 MEALS PLUS
$50 DINING DOLLARS PER SEMESTER
Upperclassmen only
$4,363.00 per year ($2,181.50 per semester)

Faculty, Staff, and Student Commuter Meal Plans

 
Any 80 meals per semester $509.00
Any 50 meals per semester $334.00
Any 25 meals per semester $175.00
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 $35.00

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