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Financial Aid

2020 - 2021 Cost of Attendance

UNDERGRADUATE/ POST-BACCALAUREATE
  Resident Dependent *Commuter (living w/ family) Independent *Commuter  (living w/ family, married & 2 in college) Non-
Resident
Western Undergraduate Exchange

Direct Costs
         
Tuition $6,475 $6,475 $6,475 $22,551 $10,779
S & A Fees $711 $711 $711 $711 $711
Mandatory Fees $1,258 $1,258 $1,258 **$1,258 $1,258
Books $900 $900 $900 $900 $900
Room and Board  $13,787 $4,350 $9,276 $13,787 $13,787
  $23,131 $13,694 $18,620 $39,207 $27,435

Other Costs
         
Personal/Miscellaneous $1,752 $1,752 $1,752 $1,752 $1,752
Transportation $1,170 $1,170 $1,170 $1,170 $1,170

Cost of Attendance

$26,053

$16,616

$21,542

$42,129

$30,357


GRADUATE

  Resident *Commuter (living w/ family, married & 2 in college) Non-
Resident

Direct Costs
     
Tuition $9,822 $9,822 $23,007
S & A Fees $711 $711 $711
Mandatory Fees  $1,258 $1,258 **$1,258
Books $900 $900 $900
Room and Board $13,787 $9,276 $13,787
  $26,478 $21,967 $39,663

Other Costs
     
Personal/Miscellaneous $1,752 $1,752 $1,752
Transportation $1,170 $1,170 $1,170
       

Cost of Attendance
 

 $29,400
$24,889
$42,585
 

Please note: The 2020-2021 calendar refers to one aid year (Fall 2020 through Spring 2021).

  • If you have excessive transportation expenses you may request an additional transportation allowance.
  • If you have daycare expenses or dependent care expenses, you may submit a request to increase your COA. Please see "Request for Childcare Allowance"
  • Eligible educational expenses (such as course fees, lab fees, and housing fees) that are charged to your student account, will be added to your COA automatically. We will review additional requests if sufficient documentation is provided. Please see "Revision Request".
  • COA may be increased for the purchase of a computer; however, this may only be done one time during your student career.

Mandatory Fees: Health Center $309, Technology $30, Recreation Center $351, Student Union Building $207, Washington Student Lobby $3, Math & Writing Tutoring $22.50, Athletic $168, Wellness $54, Library fee $30 and Central Transit $9.

 

** All non-government sponsored, matriculated international students, attending classes at the Ellensburg campus are assessed the $200 International Student Activities and Programming Fee (fall, winter, and spring quarters). This fee funds essential support services for international students. 

** All government sponsored students are assessed a $200 Sponsored Student fee for each quarter of attendance (fall, winter, spring, and summer quarters).

For more information about the Western Undergraduate Exchange, click here.

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