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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  | 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)
2018 / 2019
(costs per academic year unless noted)
Full-Time Tuition (based on 12-18 credit hours/semester) $31,080 $31,700
Engineering Tuition (based on 12-18 credit hours/semester) $33,560  $34,200
Part-Time Tuition / Overload $970/credit hour  $990/credit hour
Online course fee
(in addition to tuition, applies to part-time only)
$100/credit hour $100/credit hour
Engineering / Science Technology fee
(required for all engineering and science majors)
$300 $310
Student fee $310 $320
Health and Wellness fee* $150 $155
Parking Permit fee** $100 $120
Audit Fee*** $485/credit hour $495/credit hour
Housing     
Apartment $6,220 $6,370
Residence hall, traditional $4,950 $5,050
Residence hall, traditional/air conditioned $5,150 $5,250
Villa (restrictions apply) $6,900 $7,100
Meal Plans     
19 meals/week $4,350 $4,440
10 meals/week $3,900 $3,980
Villa/Commuter, 50 meals/semester (restrictions apply) $778 TBD
*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 was September 11, 2017. The deadline to waive the parking permit for the 2018-2019 academic year is TBD.                                                  
***Audit fees only apply to full or part time students auditing classes.
 

Summer 2018 Costs

  • Tuition - $400/credit hour
  • Engineering tuition - $500/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