Cost of Attendance

The Financial Aid Office uses a standard Cost of Attendance for all students based on an estimated average cost of tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, transportation, personal expenses and loan fees. The Cost of Attendance is not necessarily what a student will pay to go to school, but an estimate of the direct and indirect costs a student may experience for one academic year. The Cost of Attendance is used in determining a student's financial need for need-based grants, loans and work-study. Additionally, it sets the limit on the maximum amount of financial aid a student may receive.

At Washburn Tech, the Cost of Attendance is established for students based upon their dependency status (as determined by FAFSA) and their enrollment level (i.e. full-time, less than full-time and less than half-time). 

Below are the Cost of Attendance budgets for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Dependent Undergraduate

Full-Time

Less Than Full-Time

Less Than Half-Time

Tuition/Fees $6,720 $3,360 $1,400
Room/Board $8,907 $8,907 $0
Loan Fees $59 $59 $0
Books/Supplies $1,200 $600 $250
Personal $2,000 $2,000 $0
Transportation $1,600 $1,600 $1,600
TOTAL $20,486 $16,526 $3,250
The reflected Cost of Attendance budgets are based on one academic year (fall and spring semesters). Students only enrolling in one semester of fall or spring will receive one half of the reflected Cost of Attendance. Tuition and Fees for a full-time undergraduate student are based on 48 credit hours for the academic year, for a less than full-time undergraduate student based on 24 credit hours for the academic year, and for a less than half-time undergraduate student based on 10 credit hours for the academic year.

Independent Undergraduate

Full-Time

Less Than Full-Time

Less Than Half-Time

Tuition/Fees $6,720 $3,360 $1,400
Room/Board $10,638 $10,638 $0
Loan Fees $102 $102 $0
Books/Supplies $1,200 $600 $250
Personal $2,000 $2,000 $0
Transportation $1,600 $1,600 $1,600
TOTAL $22,260 $18,300 $3,250
The reflected Cost of Attendance budgets are based on one academic year (fall and spring semesters). Students only enrolling in one semester of fall or spring will receive one half of the reflected Cost of Attendance. Tuition and Fees for a full-time undergraduate student are based on 48 credit hours for the academic year, for a less than full-time undergraduate student based on 24 credit hours for the academic year, and for a less than half-time undergraduate student based on 10 credit hours for the academic year.