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Costs to Attend SWOSU

A Breakdown of Fees

We know that your college choice and career investment are important to you, so we want to help you better understand the costs you will incur when choosing SWOSU. We encourage you to compare these costs to similar universities to see for yourself that a SWOSU degree is a not only a bargain, but also a quality choice.


Mandatory Fees

Student Activity Fee: $11.50

Facility Fee: $7.50

Technology Service Fee: $3.70

Event Center Fee: $6.50

Fees Per Credit Hour: $29.20

Academic Enhancement Fees

Arts & Sciences

$15 per credit hour

Graduate Studies

$15 per credit hour

Business & Technology

$15.00 per credit hour

Department of Nursing

$70 per credit hour

School of Pharmacy

$6.00 per credit hour

Additional Course Fees

Alpine Adventure

$325 per course

Audit (course for no credit)

Same as tuition

Choir Music Accompanist

$100 per course

Distance Learning

$40 per hour

Elementary Bowling

$80 per course

Emergency Vehicle Operation

$400 per course

International Application Fee


Music Accompanist I

$45 per course

Music Accompanist II

$75 per course

Private Lessons in Music

$75 per course

Remedial Course

$40 per course

Semi-Private Lessons in Music

$35 per course

Whitewater Rafting

$250 per course

Assessment Center Testing Fees

ACT Residual Exam


Advanced Standing Credits

$5 per credit  hour

CLEP Exams


CLEP Administrative


CLEP Comp. 1 Essay


CLEP Comp. 2 Essay


English Proficiency Exam


GED Exam (cost is subject to change)


HISET H.S. Diploma Equivalency Exam


Medical Terminology Exam


Medical Terminology Transcription


Proctoring (SWOSU Students)


Proctoring (Non-SWOSU Students)


Program admissions and certification exam fees vary. See SWOSU Marketplace

Late Fees

5% of the remaining balance at the time the late fee is applied

Residence Contract Breakage Fee