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Fees for 2020-2021 Academic Year

Undergraduate

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 and Technology Fee.

IN-STATE FALL SPRING YEARLY TOTAL

Full-Time
(12-18 credit hours)

$3,519 $3,519 $7,038
Total Fees $660 $660 $1,320

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

$390 $390 $780
Totals $4,569 $4,569 $9,138

 

OUT-OF-STATE
FALL SPRING YEARLY TOTAL
Full-Time
(12-18 credit hours)
$8,480 $8,480 $16,960
Total Fees $660 $660 $1,320
Student Health Insurance Fee
(12 or more credit hours)*
$390 $390 $780
Totals $9,530 $9,530 $19,060

*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 $293 $707
Registration Fee $50 $50
Technology Fee $250 $250
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)

 

DSU Online Undergraduate

TUITION AND FEES  
FALL AND SPRING  
0-3 Credit Hours $400 per credit hour   3 hrs = $1,200
4-6 Credit Hours $383 per credit hour   6 hrs = $2,298
7-9 Credit Hours $367 per credit hour   9 hrs = $3,303
10-12 Credit Hours $358 per credit hour 12 hrs = $4,296
13-15 Credit Hours $353 per credit hour 15 hrs = $5,295
16-18 Credit Hours $356 per credit hour 18 hrs = $6,408
Registration Fee $50
Distance Ed. Fee $50 per class
WINTER/SUMMER  
Per Credit Hour $430
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
7 Day All-Access PLUS
($150 Flex)
$2,314 $2,314 $4,628
Traditional 15 PLUS 
($175 Flex)
$2,231 $2,231  $4,462 

Traditional 10 PLUS
($150 Flex)

 $2,027   $2,027   $4,054 
Hornet Dollars
(only for commuters)
$1,000 $1,000 $2,000

75 Block PLUS * 
($150 Flex)

$776 $776 $1,552
50 Block PLUS * 
($150 Flex)
$579 $579 $1,158

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

 

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: 

Freshmen halls are Jenkins Hall (Co-Ed), Evers Hall (Co-Ed), Warren-Franklin East & West (Co-Ed) 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 Tubman Laws Hall (Co-Ed) and the Living and Learning Commons (Co-Ed). Upperclassmen with a minimum of 27 credit hours may apply for the University Courtyard Apartments or the University Village Apartments.

Traditional Residence Halls

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

Living and Learning Commons

  FALL SPRING PER YEAR
Single $4,995 $4,995 $9,990
Double $3,995 $3,995 $7,990

University Courtyard - 12 Month Lease

  PER MONTH PER SEMESTER PER YEAR
Single $874 $5,244 $10,488
Double $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

Tubman Laws Hall

  Fall Spring Yearly Total
Four Bedroom Suite $4,370 $4,370 $8,740
Two Bedroom Suite $4,609 $4,609 $9,218
Four Bedroom/Two Bath (kitchen) $4,769 $4,769 $9,538

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: 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.

Winter

Per Credit Hour $430
Registration Fee $50

 

Summer 2021

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) $56.25 (per 3 credits)
MEAL PLANS                            Dormitory students must select a plan.
Traditional 19 PLUS $1,093
Traditional 15 PLUS $962
Traditional 10 PLUS $673
Traditional 5 PLUS $353
TRADITIONAL HOUSING  
Traditional Hall $800

Itemized Fees for the Academic Year

Application Fee (Graduate/Doctoral) $50
Application Fee (Undergraduate) $35
Course Overload Fee Per Credit Hour* (In-State) $293
Course Overload Fee Per Credit Hour* (Out-of-State) $670
Distance Education Fee (Per Course) $50
Drop Fee (Per Drop Slip) $10
Failure to Pre-Register Fee* $50
Graduate Activity Fee–Full Time (4 credits or more) $60
Graduate 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
NBS Tuition Payment Plan Enrollment Fee* $35
NBS Tuition Payment Plan Enrollment Fee-Past Due Balances* $30 - 4-6 months
$50 - 8-10 months
NBS Tuition Payment Plan Late Fee $35
NBS Tuition Payment Plan Return Payment Fee $30
Overdue Library Fee (Per Day) $1
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) $390
Student Teaching Fee* $150
Technology Fee* $250
Technology Fee* (Graduate/Doctoral) $55
Technology Fee* (Summer Sessions) $35
Traditional Housing Deposit $200
Transcript Fee $10
University Courtyard Application Fee $100
University Courtyard Deposit $300
University Village Application Fee $100
University Village Deposit $300
Vehicle Registration Fee (Per Semester) $40
Vehicle Registration Fee (Per Year) $70

All fees are subject to change.

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

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.

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 (pro-rated based on total number of credit hours) $60 $60 $60
Totals (with one credit hour) $605 $1,123 $719
       
Student Health Insurance Fee* (12 or more credit hours) $390 $390 $780

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.

Fees | Wilmington and DSU Online

  MBA MSN Public
Administration
Social Work, Sport
Administration
Per Credit Hour $515 $450 $464 $438
Registration Fee $60 $60 $60 $60
Technology Fee $55 $55 $55 $55
Student Activity Fee (pro-rated based on total number of credit hours) $60 $60 $60 $60
Totals (with one credit hour) $690 $625 $639 $613
         
Student Health Insurance Fee* (12 or more credit hours) $390 $390 $390 $780

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.