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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  |  Adult students / 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.**

  2016 / 2017
(costs per academic year unless noted)
2017 / 2018
(costs per academic year unless noted)
Full-Time Tuition (based on 12-18 credit hours/semester) $30,500 $31,080
Engineering Tuition (based on 12-18 credit hours/semester) $32,950 $33,560 
Part-Time Tuition / Overload $950/credit hour $970/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 $300
Student fee $310 $310
Health and Wellness fee* $150 $150
Parking Permit fee** $100 $100
Audit Fee $475/credit hour $485/credit hour
Housing   
Apartment $6,100 $6,220
Residence hall, traditional $4,900 $4,950
Residence hall, traditional/air conditioned $5,100 $5,150
Villa (restrictions apply) $6,750 $6,900
Meal Plans   
19 meals/week $4,250 $4,350
10 meals/week $3,850 $3,900
Villa/Commuter, 50 meals/semester (restrictions apply) $775 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 2016-2017 academic year was September 1, 2016. The deadline to waive the parking permit for the 2017-2018 academic year is September 11, 2017.

Summer 2017 Costs

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

Dual Enrollment

Semester Costs (2016-2017 academic year & 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

Graduate - Main Campus

Fall 2016/Spring & Summer 2017 Semester Costs

  • Tuition - $505/credit hour
  • An additional $100/credit hour fee applies to online courses (in addition to tuition)
  • International students - please see International Tuition

Fall 2017/Spring 2018 Semester Costs

  • Tuition - $515/credit hour
  • An additional $100/credit hour fee applies to online courses (in addition to tuition)
  • International students - please see International Tuition