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Cost and Investment

Tuition and Fees

Whether you're a full-time traditional student, an online student, or you attend one of our education centers, knowing the cost of attendance is crucial to keep track of your expected aid and tuition. See costs below for:

Undergraduate (main campus)  |  Dual Enrollment
 Summer Enrollment
Master of Physician Assistant Studies  |  Doctor of Physical Therapy
International Undergraduate/Bachelor  | International Graduate/Master
Associate in Surgical Technology | RN to BSN


Undergraduate - Main Campus

Fall/Spring Annual Costs
**The average financial aid package awarded from all sources last year was $33,046 per student.**

  2021 - 2022
(costs per academic year unless noted) 
Full-Time Tuition (based on 12-18 credit hours/semester)  $33,650
Full-Time Engineering Tuition (based on 12-18 credit hours/semester)  $36,700
Part-Time Tuition / Overload $1,120/credit hour
Part-Time Engineering Tuition / Overload $1,220/credit hour
Engineering / Science fee
(required for all engineering, science, and health science majors)
Education fee (for all education majors) $100
Student fee  $330
Health and Wellness fee*  $200
Parking Permit fee**  $120
Audit fee***  $560/credit hour
Apartment $6,900
Residence hall, traditional  $5,330
Residence hall, traditional/air conditioned  $5,550
Villa (restrictions apply)  $7,700
Meal Plans  
19 meals/week $4,800
10 meals/week $4,280
Villa/Commuter, 50 meals/semester (restrictions apply)  $840
*The Health and Wellness fee is mandatory for all undergraduate students. This allows students free office visits and access to wellness programs at our Health Center located on campus throughout the year – this is NOT health insurance.
** ALL students are charged the parking permit fee, unless a waiver is completed on myPortal. The deadline to waive for the 2021-2022 academic year is September 13, 2021. 
***Audit fees only apply to full or part-time students auditing classes.

Summer 2022 Costs

  • Tuition - $440/credit hour
  • Engineering Tuition - $530/credit hour

Dual Enrollment

Semester Costs (2021-22 academic year) 

  • Tuition for courses taken online - $50/credit hour
  • Tuition for courses taken at your high school - $25/credit hour
  • Tuition for courses taken at the Trine University campus - $95/credit hour

Associate of Science in Surgical Technology

(Health Sciences Education Center in Fort Wayne)

  Semesters Cost Fee
Class of 2021 Fall 2020, Spring 2021, Summer 2021, Fall 2021 $10,500/semester* $350/semester
Class of 2022 Fall 2021, Spring 2022, Summer 2022, Fall 2022 $7,000/semester* $350/semester
*Students are responsible for housing, transportation and all travel costs while in the program.


(Health Sciences Education Center in Fort Wayne)

To honor and support our frontline nurses during the current pandemic, tuition for the RN to BSN program has been reduced to $250 per credit hour.

Total tuition for the BSN is between $9,250 and $10,750, depending on the number of eligible transfer credits. 

In addition to the tuition fees for the RN to BSN program, there is a $131 charge per year for the following screenings through CastleBranch Corporation:

  • Background check $58
  • Urinalysis drug screen $38
  • Medical document tracker $35