Costs for International Students

Proposed Academic Costs / 2014-2015
Last Updated: 2 April 2014
Undergraduates (required 12 or more hours)

Term Expense Cost
academic year Tuition/Fees  $17,494
academic year Room/Board* $6,020
full year (9-12 months) Personal / Miscellaneous $900-$1,200
full year (12 months) Medical Insurance $1,418*
Estimated Total**   $24,694

Related Information for Undergraduate Students and Exchanges to WCU:

  • **$130 Orientation Fee (one-time fee) upon initial arrival
  • **$150 International Student Fee (charged each continuing year at WCU)
  • All ISEP Exchanges pay only book rental fee of $107 per semester - no other fees
  • UNCEP Exchanges pay room, board, insurance if applicable, and book rental, orientation and international student fees
  • All other Exchanges only pay room, board, insurance if applicable, and book rental, orientation and international student fees
  • * Room/Board based on Standard Double Room ($1,816) and Declining Balance ($1,194)
  • For F2 / J2 dependents: Add an additional $2,500 to Estimated Total above for each dependent
  • All incoming freshmen/degree-seeking undergraduates required to have personal computer
  • All incoming freshmen/degree-seeking undergraduates required to choose AYCE meal plan option ($1,524)
  • * Medical Insurance costs added into tuition and fees for degree seeking students
  • WCU medical insurance mandatory unless student waives out and shows proof of insurance

Graduates ( 9 or more hours)

Term Expense Cost
academic year Tuition/Fees  $17,698
academic year Room/Board $8,030
full year (9-12 months) Personal / Miscellaneous $900-$1,200  
academic year Books $1,000 (approximate)
full year (12 months) Medical Insurance $1,418*
Estimated Total**   $27,908
  • **$130 Orientation Fee (one-time fee) upon initial arrival
  • **$150 International Student Fee (charged each continuing year at WCU)
  • Room/Board cost based on 4th Floor / Madison Hall ($2,821) and Declining Balance ($1,194)
  • Degree-seeking Graduates required to have personal computer
  • For F2 / J2 dependents: Add an additional $2,500 to totals above for each dependent
  • NOTE: Off-campus Rent may be more or less than room/board indicated above
  • WCU medical insurance mandatory unless student waives out and shows proof of insurance
  • * Medical Insurance costs added into tuition and fees for degree seeking students

Costs of Residence Halls per academic semester:



Costs for WCU Meal Plans

Link to current meal plans for 2014-2015
Link to Dining with WCU meal offerings

 

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