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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
International and ESL  | Summer
Adult students/ MBA, MSIS, MSEM, MSCJ, MSL / education centers (CGPS)
Master of Physician Assistant Studies  |  Doctor of Physical Therapy

Undergraduate - Main Campus

Fall/Spring Annual Costs
**The average annual financial aid package awarded for a new main campus undergraduate student last year was $24,800.**

  2017 / 2018
(costs per academic year unless noted)
Full-Time Tuition (based on 12-18 credit hours/semester) $31,080
Engineering Tuition (based on 12-18 credit hours/semester) $33,560 
Part-Time Tuition / Overload $970/credit hour 
Online course fee
(in addition to tuition, applies to part-time only)
$100/credit hour
Engineering / Science Technology fee
(required for all engineering and science majors)
Student fee $310
Health and Wellness fee* $150
Parking Permit fee** $100
Audit Fee*** $485/credit hour
Apartment $6,220
Residence hall, traditional $4,950
Residence hall, traditional/air conditioned $5,150
Villa (restrictions apply) $6,900
Meal Plans   
19 meals/week $4,350
10 meals/week $3,900
Villa/Commuter, 50 meals/semester (restrictions apply) $778
*The Health and Wellness fee is mandatory for all full-time 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 the parking permit for the 2017-2018 academic year is September 11, 2017.                                                  
***Audit fees only apply to full or part time students auditing classes.

Summer 2017 Costs

  • Tuition - $390/credit hour
  • Engineering tuition - $490/credit hour

Dual Enrollment

Semester Costs (2017-2018 academic year)

  • Tuition for courses taken at the Trine University campus - $75/credit hour
  • Tuition for courses taken at your high school or online - $20/credit hour