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Tuition and Costs

To estimate your potential tuition at YSU use our Tuition Estimator.

Below is the current 2015-2016 undergraduate tuition schedule in place at Youngstown State.  Rates listed are not applicable for Distance Education coursework.  For a breakdown of Distance Education fees, contact the Office of Distance Education at 330-941-1516.  Click for a complete breakdown of all fees at Youngstown State University.
Per Academic Year
Affordable Tuition Advantage*
Tuition & Fees
Tuition Surcharge
Total Tuition
Room & Board
Security Deposit
Total Room & Board
Total On-Campus

Additional Direct costs:  A $115 ($58 Summer semester) transportation fee is charged to any student enrolled in 6 or more credit hours (optional to students enrolled in 5 or fewer credit hours). College fees are assessed to students who have reached Junior or Senior status.  The exception being the College of Creative Arts and Communication, which charges a college fee to all students enrolled. 

Indirect costs:  In addition to the above costs, you may anticipate indirect expenses for books and personal incidentals such as gas and laundry.

* The Affordable Tuition Advantage rate is offered to students from the following counties: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Clarion, Crawford, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Greene, Indiana, Jefferson, Lawrence, Mercer, Venango, Warren, Washington and Westmoreland counties in Pennsylvania; Chautauqua County in New York; and Brooke, Hancock, Marshall and Ohio counties in West Virginia.

The University reserves the right to change fees without prior notice.
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