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Fees for 2016-2017 Academic Year

If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Student Accounts at 302.857.6240.

Undergraduate

Full-time Student Tuition Fees

The amounts below includes the mandatory fees for every full-time student which are the student activity fee, student center complex fee and technology fee.

  FALL SPRING YEARLY TOTAL
In-State $3,766 $3,766 $7,352
Out-of-State $8,069 $8,069 $16,138

 

Student Health Insurance Fee

FALL SPRING YEARLY TOTAL
$377 $377 $754

Mandated by law; however, students may be able to opt out. More information on opting out or activating student health insurance coverage.

 

Student Meal Plan Options

(Students MUST select one option from below or the Traditional 19 Meal Plan will be assigned.)

  FALL SPRING YEARLY TOTAL
7 Day All-Access Plan 
($150 Flex)
$2,118 $2,118 $4,236
5 Day All-Access Plan 
($150 Flex)
$2,040 $2,040 $4,080
Traditional 19 PLUS 
($100 Flex)
$2,039 $2,039 $4,078
Traditional 15 PLUS 
($100 Flex)
$1,971 $1,971 $3,942
Traditional 10 PLUS 
($100 Flex)
$1,808 $1,808 $3,616
120 Block Plan * 
($150 Flex)
$1,018 $1,018 $2,036
75 Block Plan * 
($150 Flex)
$710 $710 $1,420
50 Block Plan * 
($150 Flex)
$530 $530 $1,060

Meal plan yearly totals do NOT include summer sessions
* Option available only for commuters and residents of Courtyard Apartments

 

Part-time Students

  IN-STATE OUT-OF-STATE
Per Credit Hour $280 $638
Registration Fee $50 $50
Technology Fee $55 $55
Student Center Complex Fee $225
(Pro-rated based on total
number of credit hours)
$225
(Pro-rated based on total
number of credit hours)
Student Activity Fee $135
(Pro-rated based on total
number of credit hours)
$135
(Pro-rated based on total
number of credit hours)

 

Summer 2017

TUITION AND FEES IN-STATE OUT-OF-STATE
Per Credit Hour $182 $430
Registration Fee $50 $50
Technology Fee $35 $35
Student Center
Complex Fee
$56.25 (per 3 credits)

 

MEAL PLANS IN-STATE OUT-OF-STATE
Traditional 19 PLUS $979 $979
Traditional 15 PLUS $854 $854
Traditional 10 PLUS $598 $598
Traditional 5 PLUS $314 $314

 

TRADITIONAL HOUSING IN-STATE OUT-OF-STATE
Traditional Housing $800 $800

 

Doctoral and Graduate Fees | Dover

  IN-STATE OUT-OF-STATE DOCTORAL
Per Credit Hour $430 $948 $544
Registration Fee $60 $60 $60
Technology Fee $55 $55 $55
Student Activity Fee $60
(Pro-rated based
on credit hours)
$60
(Pro-rated based
on credit hours)
$60
(Pro-rated based
on credit hours)

 

Graduate Fees | Wilmington

  MBA Public
Administration
Social Work, Sport
Administration
Per Credit Hour $515 $464 $438
Registration Fee $60 $60 $60
Technology Fee $55 $55 $55
Student Activity Fee $60
(Pro-rated based
on credit hours)
$60
(Pro-rated based
on credit hours)
$60
(Pro-rated based
on credit hours)

Housing

Boarding Students: Normally, freshmen are assigned rooms in Meta Jenkins Hall (Co-Ed), Harriet Tubman Hall (F), Lydia P. Laws Hall (F) and Wynder Towers (Co-Ed Honors).  New Students interested in Honors Housing must contact the Honors program at honors [at] desu.edu or call 302.857.7514.  Designated areas for upperclassmen in traditional housing are Warren-Franklin Hall and the Living and Learning Commons which are Co-Ed facilities. Upperclassmen with a minimum of 30 credit hours may apply for the University Courtyard Apartments, call 302.857.7966 or the University Village Apartments, call 302.857.8511.

Traditional Residence Halls

  FALL SPRING YEARLY TOTAL
Evers/Jenkins, Laws or Tubman Halls $3,488 $3,488 $6,976
Warren Franklin Hall or Wynder Towers $3,745 $3,745 $7,490

DSU Living and Learning Commons

  PER MONTH PER SEMESTER PER YEAR
Double $3,995 $3,995 $7,990

University Courtyard - 12 Month Lease

  PER MONTH PER SEMESTER PER YEAR
Two Bedrooms/Two Baths $874 $5,244 $10,488
Four Bedrooms/Two Baths $750 $4,500 $9,000

University Village Apartments - 12 Month Lease

  PER MONTH PER SEMESTER PER YEAR
One Bedroom/One Bath $1,064 $6,384 $12,768
Two Bedrooms/Two Bath $874 $5,244 $10,488
Two Bedrooms/One Bath $787 $4,722 $9,444
Four Bedrooms/Two Bath $757 $4,542 $9,084
Two Bedrooms/One Bath Suite $720 $4,320 $8,640

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.

Itemized Fees for the Academic Year

Application Fee (Graduate/Doctoral)
Application Fee (Undergraduate)
Course Overload Fee Per Credit Hour* (In-State)
Course Overload Fee Per Credit Hour* (Out-of-State)
Distance Education Fee (Per Course)
Drop Fee (Per Drop Slip)
DSU Living and Learning Commons Deposit
Failure to Pre-Register Fee*
Graduate Activity Fee–Full Time (4 credits or more)
Graduate Activity Fee–Part Time (3 credits or less)
Graduation Fee (Undergraduate/Graduate/Doctoral)
Graduate Sustaining Fee (Master’s)*
— Equivalent of one in-state credit hour of tuition per semester
Graduate Sustaining Fee (Doctoral)*
— Equivalent of one credit hour of enrollment per semester
Graduation Fee (Undergraduate)
Late Registration Fee
Living and Learning Commons Deposit
NBS Tuition Payment Plan Enrollment Fee*
NBS Tuition Payment Plan Late Fee
NBS Tuition Payment Plan Return Payment Fee
Non-Payment Fee*
Overdue Library Fee (Per Day)
Registration Fee (part-time undergraduate students)*
Registration Fee (doctoral & graduate students)*
Reinstatement Fee*
Returned Check Fee
Senior Citizen’s Registration Fee* (Undergraduate Only)
Senior Citizen’s Technology Fee* (Undergraduate Only)
SMARTCARD ID Damage Fee
SMARTCARD ID Replacement Fee
Student Activity Fee* (Pro-rated based on credit hours)
Student Center Complex Fee* (Pro-rated based on credit hours)
Student Health Insurance Fee** (Per semester)
Student Teaching Fee*
Technology Fee*
Technology Fee (Summer Sessions)*
Traditional Housing Deposit
Transcript Fee
University Courtyard Application Fee
University Courtyard Deposit
University Courtyard Late Fee (Monthly)
University Village Application Fee
University Village Deposit
University Village Late Fee (Monthly)
Vehicle Registration Fee (Per Semester)
Vehicle Registration Fee (Per Year)
$50.00
$35.00
$280.00
$638.00
$35.00
$10.00
$200.00
$50.00
$60.00
$30.00
$175.00
 
 
 
 
$175.00
$50.00
$200.00
$35.00
$35.00
$30.00
$150.00
$1.00
$50.00
$60.00
$150.00
$35.00
$50.00
$55.00
$25.00
$50.00
$135.00
$225.00
$377.00
$150.00
$55.00
$35.00
$200.00
$10.00
$100.00
$300.00
$35.00
$100.00
$300.00
$35.00
$40.00
$70.00

All fees are subject to change.

*Fees can be applied on a per-semester basis.
**See Student Health Insurance Fee section, inside.

SENIOR CITIZEN’S FEE WAIVER: To obtain a senior citizen’s waiver of tuition, a student must be sixty-two (62) 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 COURSES ARE ELIGIBLE.

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.