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Fees for 2024-2025 Academic Year

Q&A: Tuition and Fees

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Full-time Student Tuition Fees

The amounts below include the mandatory fees for every full-time student which are the Student Activity Fee, Student Center Complex Fee, Technology Fee, and Athletic Fee.

IN-STATE FALL SPRING YEARLY TOTAL

Full-Time
(12-18 credit hours)

$4,525 $4,525 $9,050
Total Fees $760 $760 $1,520

Student Health Insurance Fee
(12 or more credit hours)*

$505 $505 $1,010
Totals $5,790 $5,790 $11,580
OUT-OF-STATE FALL SPRING YEARLY TOTAL
Full-Time
(12-18 credit hours)
$9,507 $9,507 $19,014
Total Fees $760 $760 $1,520
Student Health Insurance Fee
(12 or more credit hours)*
$505 $505 $1,010
Totals $10,722 $10,722 $21,544

*Students with adequate health insurance coverage may be able to opt/waive out of this fee. More information on opting out or activating student health insurance coverage.

Part-time Students

(1-11 credit hours) IN-STATE OUT-OF-STATE
Per Credit Hour $366.76 $786.92
Registration Fee $50 $50
Technology Fee $250 $250
Student Center Complex Fee (Pro-rated based on total
number of credit hours)
$225 $225
Student Activity Fee (Pro-rated based on total
number of credit hours)
$135 $135
Athletic Fee (Part-Time) $75 $75

 

DSU Online Undergraduate

TUITION AND FEES  
FALL AND SPRING  
0-3 Credit Hours $466.56 per credit hour   3 hrs = $1,399.68
4-6 Credit Hours $447.12 per credit hour   6 hrs = $2,682.72
7-9 Credit Hours $428.76 per credit hour   9 hrs = $3,858.84
10-12 Credit Hours $417.96 per credit hour 12 hrs = $5.015.52
13-15 Credit Hours $415.80 per credit hour 15 hrs = $6,237
16-18 Credit Hours $412.56 per credit hour 18 hrs = $7426.08
Registration Fee $50
Distance Ed. Fee $50 per class
WINTER/SUMMER  
Per Credit Hours $502.20
Registration Fee $50
Distance Ed. Fee $50 per Class

 

Student Meal Plan Options

(Dormitory students MUST select one option from below.)

  FALL SPRING YEARLY TOTAL
19 Meal **($200 Flex) $2,529.67 $2,529.67 $5,059.33
200 Block ($225 Flex) $2,477.21 $2,477.21  $4,954.42

125 Block ($150 Flex)

 $2,327.51   $2,327.51   $4,655.02
Hornet Dollars
(only for commuters)
$1,030 $1,030 $2,060

75 Block PLUS * 
($150 Flex)

$847.96 $847.96 $1,695.92
50 Block PLUS * 
($150 Flex)
$632.69 $632.69 $1,265.38

** Required for all Residential Freshmen Students

Meal plan yearly totals do NOT include summer sessions
* Option available only to off-campus, commuters, faculty and staff

 

Housing

All students who reside in University housing are required to be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours per semester. Students who are enrolled in less than 12 credit hours per semester will be assessed a part-time boarder fee to adjust the student’s account to reflect full-time charges.

Boarding Students: 

BOARDING STUDENTS:  Freshmen are assigned rooms in traditional residence halls, which are co-ed facilities. Upperclassmen, in traditional housing assignments, have the option to apply for the other University housing once a minimum of 27 credit hours have been obtained.

Traditional Residence Halls

  PER SEMESTER PER YEAR
Evers/Jenkins $3,767 $7,534
Warren-Franklin Hall $4,044.50 $8,089
Wynder Towers $4,044.50 $8,089
Williams Hall Single (DSU Downtown) $5,520 $11,040
Carpenter Hall (DSU Downtown) $3,141.50 $6,283
Gooding Hall Single (DSU Downtown) $5,520 $11,040

Living and Learning Commons

  PER SEMESTER PER YEAR
Double $4,314.50 8,629

University Courtyard

  PER SEMESTER PER YEAR
Two Bedrooms/Two Bath $6,555 $13,110
Four Bedrooms/Two Bath $5,625 $11,250

University Village Apartments

  PER SEMESTER PER YEAR
One Bedroom/One Bath $6,894.50 $13,789
Two Bedrooms/Two Bath $5,663.50 $11,327
Two Bedrooms/One Bath $5,100 $10,200
Four Bedrooms/Two Bath $4,905.50 $9,811
Two Bedrooms/One Bath Suite $4,665.50 $9,311

Tubman Laws Hall

  PER SEMESTER PER YEAR
Four Bedroom Suite $5,550 $11,100
Two Bedroom Suite $5,850 $11,700
Four Bedroom/Two Bath (kitchenette) $6,055 $12,110

Malmberg Hall (DSU Downtown)

  PER SEMESTER PER YEAR
Two Bedroom Suite $4,728 $9,456
Efficiency/1 BR w/Kitchen $6221.50 $12,443
1 BR w/Kitchenette $6,221.50 $12,443

ZIMMERMAN HALL (DSU Downtown)

  PER SEMESTER PER YEAR
Double Residence $6,370 $12,740

Housing Deposit: A $200.00 housing deposit is required to secure your housing assignment for the academic year. Housing is available on a first-come, first-served basis. The housing deposit is non-refundable if not received by June 30.

Security Deposit/Application Fee: A $300.00 security deposit and a $100.00 application fee are required to secure your housing assignment in the University Courtyard or the University Village apartment complexes. The application fee is non-refundable

Terms and Conditions/University Housing and Dining Contract

Winter

Per Credit Hour $502.20
Registration Fee $50
Distance Ed. Fee $50 per class

 

Summer

TUITION AND FEES In-State Out-of-State
Per Credit Hour $232.20 $502.20
Registration Fee $50 $50
Technology Fee $35 $35
Student Center Complex Fee $225 $225

 

MEAL PLANS                             
19 Meal ($200 Flex) $2,529.67
200 Block ($225) $2,477.21
125 Block ($150 Flex) $2,327.51
TRADITIONAL HOUSING  
SUMMER HOUSING per session $800
SUMMER HOUSING per semester $1,600

Doctoral and Graduate

Tuition and Fees | Dover

  IN-STATE OUT-OF-STATE DOCTORAL
Per Credit Hour $455 $948
*$455
$675
Registration Fee $60 $60 $60
Technology Fee $55 $55 $55
Athletic Fee $35 $35 $35
Graduate Student Activity Fee (pro-rated based on total number of credit hours) $60 $60 $60
Totals (with one credit hour) $665 $1,158 $885

*Extended to residents of VA, NJ, DC, MD and NY

Tuition and Fees | Wilmington

  MBA Public
Administration
Social Work, Sport
Administration
Per Credit Hour $550 $480 $455
Registration Fee $60 $60 $60
Technology Fee $55 $55 $55
Athletic Fee $35 $35 $35
Graduate Student Activity Fee (pro-rated based on total number of credit hours) $60 $60 $60
Totals (with one credit hour) $760 $690 $665

Tuition and Fees | DSU Online

  MBA MSN Public
Administration
Social Work, Sport
Administration
Per Credit Hour $550 $500 $480 $455
Registration Fee $60 $60 $60 $60
Technology Fee $55 $55 $55 $55
Distance Education Fee $50 $50 $50 $50
Totals (with one credit hour) $715 $665 $645 $620

Tuition and Fees | MOT Program

MOT FY25 Fall 2024 Spring 2025 Program Fees Level IIA & IIB Fieldwork
Year 1 $35,913 $13,272 $15,168 $1,785 $5,688
Year 2 $28,579 $9,480 $11,376 $2,035 $5,688
Total Cost $64,492 $22,752 $26,544 $3,820 $11,376

* Tuition & Fees subject to change.

Student Health Insurance Fee*

Fall Spring Yearly Total
$505 $505 $1,010

* 12 or more credit hours. Students with adequate health insurance coverage may be able to opt/waive out of this fee. More information on opting out or activating student health insurance coverage.

SENIOR CITIZEN’S FEE WAIVER

SENIOR CITIZEN’S FEE WAIVER: To obtain a senior citizens waiver of tuition, a student must be sixty (60) years of age or older and must present proof of age to the Office of Student Accounts. The waiver is for tuition only and the student is responsible for any additional fees. ONLY STUDENTS ENROLLED IN UNDERGRADUATE / CERTIFICATE COURSES ARE ELIGIBLE.

The privilege authorized by this subchapter may be granted only on a space available basis if such classes are not filled as of the close of registration. Delaware State University may limit or deny the privilege for courses which are in programs for which a selective admissions criterion has been established.

https://delcode.delaware.gov/title14/c034/sc10/index.html

Fees

Itemized Fees for the Academic Year

Application Fee (Graduate/Doctoral) $50
Application Fee (Undergraduate) $35
Athletic Fee (Full-Time undergraduate) per semester $150
Athletic Fee (Part-Time undergraduate) per semester $75
Athletic Fee (Graduate/Doctoral) per semester $35
Course Overload Fee Per Credit Hour* (In-State) $366.76
Course Overload Fee Per Credit Hour* (Out-of-State) $786.92
Distance Education Fee (Per Course) $50
Drop Fee (Per Drop Slip) $10
Failure to Pre-Register Fee* $50
Graduate Nursing Program Fee $250
Graduate Social Work Program Fee $250
Graduate Student Activity Fee–Full Time (4 credits or more) $60
Graduate Student Activity Fee–Part Time (3 credits or less) $30
Graduation Fee (Undergraduate/Graduate/Doctoral) $175
Graduate Sustaining Fee (Master’s)*
- Equivalent of one in-state credit hour of tuition per semester
$175
Graduate Sustaining Fee (Doctoral)*
- Equivalent of one credit hour of enrollment per semester
$175
Late Payment Fee* $100
Late Registration Fee* $50
Living and Learning Commons Deposit $200
Tuition Payment Plan Enrollment Fee* $35
Tuition Payment Plan Enrollment Fee-Past Due Balances* $30 - 4-6 months
$50 - 8-10 months
Tuition Payment Plan Late Fee $35
Tuition Payment Plan Return Payment Fee $35
Nursing Program Fee (Juniors and Seniors) $1,400
Overdue Library Fee (Per Day) $1
Pre-Nursing Program Fee (Freshmen and Sophomores) $100
Registration Fee (part-time undergraduate students)* $50
Returned Check Fee $35
Senior Citizen’s Registration Fee* (Undergraduate Only) $50
Senior Citizen’s Technology Fee* (Undergraduate Only) $55
SMARTCARD ID Damage Fee $25
SMARTCARD ID Replacement Fee $50
Student Activity Fee* (Pro-rated based on credit hours) $135
Student Center Complex Fee* (Pro-rated based on credit hours) $225
Student Health Insurance Fee** (Per semester) $505
Student Teaching Fee* $150
Technology Fee* $250
Technology Fee* (Graduate/Doctoral) $55
Technology Fee* (Summer Sessions) $35
Traditional Housing Deposit $200
Transcript Fee $10
Undergraduate Kinesiology Program Fee $100
Undergraduate Psychology Program Fee $100
Undergraduate Public Health Program Fee $100
Undergraduate Social Work Program Fee $100
University Courtyard Application Fee $100
University Courtyard Deposit $300
University Village Application Fee $100
University Village Deposit $300
Vehicle Registration Fee (Per Year) $70

All fees are subject to change.

*Fees are applied on a per-semester basis.
**Students with adequate health insurance coverage may be able to opt/waive out of this fee.

LAB FEES: Laboratory fees are assessed for some courses to cover the cost of supplies and special facilities. Labs may vary from $10.00 to $20,000.00. The Airway Science Labs vary from $5,000.00 to $20,000.00 per related course.

STUDENT CENTER COMPLEX FEE: Goes toward the cost of the New Strength and Conditioning Facility, Wellness Center and the Student Center.

ATHLETIC FEE: The athletic fee is a general university fee charged to all registered students (full and part time).  The fee helps the University provide support in several areas.  Below are some of the areas that the fee supports:

  • Free Access to home and away games
  • Employment opportunities
  • Increased diversity on campus
  • Enhanced quality of student life