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Student Fees and Charges

Effective Fall 2019

(Instructional Fee, General Fee, and Information Services fees are required of all Non-Tuition Promise undergraduate students except where noted)

TUITION

INSTRUCTIONAL FEE

Undergraduate Non-Tuition Promise
1 to 11 credits $275.40 per credit hour
12 to 18 credits $3,304.80 per semester
Over 18 credits $275.40 per credit hour
Undergraduate Online Programs (not eligible for payment plan enrollment)
RN-BSN $350.00 per credit hour

GENERAL FEE

Note: General fee does not apply to distance learning and online programs

1 to 11 credits $58.11 per credit hour
12 to 18 credits $697.32 per semester
Over 18 credits $58.11 per credit hour

INFORMATION SERVICES FEE

Note: Does not apply to Online Programs

1 to 11 credits $10.20 per credit hour
12 to 18 credits $122.40 per semester
Over 18 credits $10.20 per credit hour

NON-RESIDENT TUITION SURCHARGE INFORMATION

As noted above, all Non-Tuition Promise undergraduate students pay the instructional fee, the general fee, and the information services fee. Those students who are not legal residents of Ohio must pay a surcharge in addition. Students who are residents of the Affordable Tuition Advantage area pay a lesser surcharge than students who are legal residents of other states and/or areas. The Affordable Tuition Advantage area includes the counties of  Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Clarion, Crawford, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Greene, Indiana, Jefferson, Lawrence, Mercer, Venango, Warren, Washington, and Westmoreland counties in Pennsylvania; Chautauqua County in New York; and Brooke, Hancock, Marshall, and Ohio counties in West Virginia. 

AFFORDABLE TUITION ADVANTAGE SURCHARGE

Note: Does not apply to Online Programs

1 to 11 credits $15.00 per credit hour
12 to 18 credits $180.00 per semester
Over 18 credits $15.00 per credit hour

NON-REGIONAL SERVICE AREA SURCHARGE

(Includes on-campus students who are out of state and out of the Affordable Tuition Area. Does not apply to Distance Learning and Online Programs)

1 to 11 credits $250.00 per credit hour
12 to 18 credits $3,000.00 per semester
Over 18 credits $250.00 per credit hour

NON-REGIONAL SERVICE AREA SURCHARGE (online programs)

1 to 11 credits $5.00 per credit hour
12 -1 8 credits $60.00 per semester
Over 18 credits $5.00 per credit hour

non-resident surcharge - DISTANCE LEARNING 

(Includes students who are enrolled in distance education programs who are out of state and out of the Affordable Tuition Area)

Graduate 12-18 credit hours bulk rate

Level 1 $3,122.40
Level 2 $3,194.40
Level 3 $3,338.40
Level 4 $3,518.40
Level 5 $3,698.40

Graduate 1-11 credit hours and over 18 credit hours

Level 1 $260.20
Level 2 $266.20
Level 3 $278.20
Level 4 $293.20
Level 5 $308.20

COLLEGE FEES

BEEGHLY COLLEGE OF EDUCATION (ALL UNDERGRADUATES)

1 to 11 credits $8.00 per credit hour
12 to 18 credits $96.00 per semester
Over 18 credits $8.00 per credit hour

BITONTE COLLEGE OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES (JUNIOR AND ABOVE)

1 to 11 credits $12.50 per credit hour
12 to 18 credits $150.00 per semester
Over 18 credits $12.50 per credit hour

COLLEGE OF CREATIVE ARTS & COMMUNICATIONS (ALL UNDERGRADUATES)

1 to 11 credits $9.00 per credit hour
12 to 18 credits $108.00 per semester
Over 18 credits $9.00 per credit hour

COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS & SOCIAL SCIENCES (JUNIOR AND ABOVE)

1 to 11 credits $8.50 per credit hour
12 to 18 credits $102.00 per semester
Over 18 credits $8.50 per credit hour

COLLEGE OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING & MATHEMATICS (JUNIOR AND ABOVE)

1 to 11 credits $25.00 per credit hour
12 to 18 credits $300.00 per semester
Over 18 credits $25.00 per credit hour

WILLIAMSON COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (JUNIOR AND ABOVE)

1 to 11 credits $20.00 per credit hour
12 to 18 credits $240.00 per semester
Over 18 credits $20.00 per credit hour

COLLEGE CREDIT PLUS INSTRUCTIONAL FEE

(High School Students Participating in State of Ohio College Credit Plus Program)

Note: General and Informational Services Fees are waived.

Taught by the High School teacher at student's high school $41.64 per credit hour
Taught by YSU Instructor at High School $83.28 per credit hour
Taught by YSU Instructor online/campus $166.55 per credit hour

HOUSING CHARGES

Housing Charges
Room and Board per academic year $9,400.00 (Payable as follows: $4,700.00 fall semester, and $4,700.00 spring semester
Residence Hall Application Fee (academic year and/or summer) $35.00
Housing Reservation / Pre-payment Fee $250.00
Single Room Surcharge $1,440.00 per semester
Student Housing During Academic Breaks
1 to 3 days (no meals, per day) $27.00
Per week (no meals, per week) $185.00
Summer
Summer Room and Board $340.00 per week (includes 150 Pete's Points)
Weller House Apt rates prorated for current tenants $400.00 per month
Voluntary Board Plan (students not in University housing) go to https://www.dineoncampus.com/ysu/meal-plan-purchase
Weller House Apartments (per Academic Year - room only)
Two Bedroom Family Unit $10,000.00
One Bedroom single unit $8,000.00
Shared apartments with single bedrooms $7,500.00
Courtyard Apartments (room only, per person)
1 bed/ 1 bath $835.00 per month
2 bed/ 2 bath $710.00 per month
4 bed/ 2 bath $620.00 per month

VOLUNTARY BOARD PLAN (STUDENTS NOT IN UNIVERSITY HOUSING) PLEASE GO TO Dine on Campus OR CALL DINING SERVICES AT EXT. 3391.

*Room and board amount shown here is based on Bronze-level meal plan selections. Rates are for Kilcawley, Wick, Lyden, and Cafaro houses.

**Effective FY18, Weller House converted to graduate and family housing, and rates charged per apartment instead of per bed.

SPECIAL-PURPOSE FEES

ACT Test Fee $55.00
Art Usage Fee $29.00 per course
Career Service Fee - Level 1 - Freshman and Sophomore $1.75 per credit hour
Career Service Fee - Level 2 - Junior and Senior $2.75 per credit hour
College Level Examination Program Test Fee (CLEP) $25.00
College over 60 Registration fee $5.00
Course Book, eBook, and instructional supplies Variable
Credit by Examination1 $20.00 per credit hour
Deferred Payment fee (employer paid only) $50.00
Equipment, Materials & Damage Replacement Fee Replacement value
Federal Background Check $28.00
First Year Experience $35.00
Graduation Fee $65.00
Graduation Fee Late Application (after 3rd wk. of term) $38.50
Health Center Fee $34.00 per semester
Installment Payment Plan Enrollment Fee $50.00 per semester maximum
Internal Revenue Service/1098T penalty for incorrect name/SSN match $100.00
International Student Activities Fee Variable
International Student Health Insurance pass-thru charge, set by Ins. Carrier- Variable
International Student Program Fee $75.00 per semester
International Student Storage Fee $5.00
International Student Transportation Fee $40.00
Late Class Add Fee (Charged for each course added after the last published date to add a class) $50.00 per course
Late Payment Fee $50.00 per month
Late Registration Fee $75.00
MAT Test $90.00
NCAA Permissible Expenses Variable
Ohio Attorney General Payment/Collection Fee Variable
Parking - see below
Peace Officer Training Academy Fee $300.00 per semester
Performance Music Fee $75.00 per credit
Placement & Supervision for Overseas Student Teaching Variable
Proficiency Examination2 $45.00 per course
Student Locker Rental $25.00 per year
Study Abroad Fee - Faculty Led Variable - based on actual travel costs
Study Abroad Fee - Individual $75.00
Course Fees
Level 1 $35.00 per course
Level 2 $50.00 per course
Level 3 $65.00 per course
Level 4 $300.00 per course
Level 7 $20.00 per course
Level 8 $85.00 per course
Level 9 $25.00 per course
Level 10 $200.00 per course
Level 11 (cooperative charge) $350.00 per course
Level 12 $300.00 per course
Level 13 $100.00 per course
Transportation Fee, Fall & Spring Terms (Required 6 plus credit hours listed in campus courses) $115.00 per semester
Transportation Fee, Summer Term (Required for 6 plus credit hours listed on campus courses) $58.00 per semester
Undergraduate Application Fee $45.00
Web-Based Course Fee $100.00 per course

SERVICE CHARGES

Check Replacement Fee $25.00
Child Preschool Laboratory Fee $150.00 per semester
Computer-Based Placement Re-Test $20.00 per test
Credit Card Convenience Fee (student accounts only) 2.85% minimum of $3.00
Duplicate Diploma Fee $40.00
Finger Printing Fee $37.00 per occurrence
Human Performance and Exercise Science Activity Variable to cover cost in that course
Intramural Team Deposit $10.00 per team
PC Data Recovery Service Fee $100.00 per occurrence
PC Remediation Service Fee (if 3 or more occurrences per academic year) $75.00
Photo I.D. Replacement Charge $25.00
Reading Tutoring Fee $38.00 per semester
Returned Check or Credit Card Charge $30.00
Rich Autism Center Pre-School Programs $125.00 per week
Student Health Insurance Go To: http://cms.ysu.edu/administrative-offices/student-health/student-health
Transcript Fee $6.00
Transcript Rush Fee (same day processing, US mail or in person) $12.00
Transcript Rush Fee (overnight express) $35.00

PARKING

Control Card Replacement $5.00
Parking per day without permit $5.00
Parking per week without permit $18.00
Parking Permit – Students, Fall & Spring (optional 0-5 credit hours) $115.00
Parking Permit – Students, Summer Term (optional 0-5 credit hours) $58.00
Parking Violations/Fines
Class 1 – Minor violations
1st offense $25.00
2nd offense $30.00
3rd offense $35.00
Class 2 – Major violations $100.00
Class 3 – Legal violations $250.00

For more information go to Parking Violations Information.

MAGG LIBRARY & CURRICULUM RESOURCE CENTER FINES & FEES

Overdue charges and loan periods differ by type of materials:

Library Material Replacement Fee Market Value
Library Study Carrel Rental $25.00
OhioLink Material Replacement Fee $110.00
Overdue Closed Reserve Material Daily Rental (per day) $0.55
Overdue Closed Reserve Material Hourly Rental (per hour) $0.55
Overdue InterLibrary Material (per day) $0.05
Overdue Maag/Depository Material (per day) $0.10
Overdue OhioLINK Material (per day) $0.50
Replacement Processing Fee $10.00
SearchOhio (OhioLINK partner) Overdue fine (per day) $0.50
SearchOhio (OhioLINK partner) Material Replacement Fee $25.00

 For further Circulation policy details, visit MAAG Circulation Policy.

STUDENT FINES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THE STUDENT CODE OF CONDUCT

Alcohol abuse violations:
First offense $75.00
Second offense $125.00
Third offense $175.00
Drug/controlled substance abuse violations:
First offense $100.00
Second offense $150.00
Third offense $250.00
Failure to attend conduct hearing $25.00
Failure to complete disciplinary action $25.00
Restitution for lost/stolen/damaged property $50.00
Viloation for drug sales or distribution $250.00
Violation for theft $150.00
Violation for violent or threating behavior $150.00
Violation for weapons $150.00
Violations - Other up to $250.00

THE UNIVERSITY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE ANY FEE WITHOUT NOTICE. PLEASE CHECK CAMPUS ANNOUNCEMENTS AND REVIEW CAMPUS WEBSITES FOR FEE CHANGES OR UPDATES. YOUR MYYSU EMAIL ADDRESS IS THE FORMAL MEANS OF COMMUNICATION.