Washburn Tech

Tuition and Fees

  1. Tuition rates and fees are reviewed and approved by the Washburn University Board of Regents annually. The tuition rate and materials and technology fee rate for the 2020-21 academic year is $148.00 per credit hour, and $22.00 per credit hour, respectively. 
  2. All courses and technical programs have related fees. There are 5 main fee categories:
  3. Enrollment – a one time fee that secures a student’s enrollment in a program.
  4. Graduation – a one time fee charged only to students that choose to participate in the graduation ceremony.
  5. Transcript – a fee charged for the preparation of a transcript when requested by a student.
  6. Materials and Technology – a per credit hour fee that offsets the cost of maintaining a modern technical campus. 
  7. Course specific fees – fees associated with a specific course, which includes the cost of supplies, materials, and certifications.  

All fee information is available in the Student Services Office. 

Financial Obligations

Tuition and fees are established by the Washburn University Board of Regents and are subject to change. Once a student has enrolled in classes, he or she is liable for tuition and fee charges unless the student withdraws from all classes during the 100% refund period. For students who have received financial aid, withdrawal from a program could result in that student owing a balance. Students considering withdrawing from a program need to be sure that the financial implications are clearly understood before withdrawing.


Semester tuition and fees are due by the published due date unless the student has an agency sponsorship authorization on file in the Washburn University Business Office.

Payments may be made using cash, checks, Visa, Master Card, Discover, American Express, or money orders. There is a 3rd party payment plan option for students that wish to spread the cost of the program over the semester.  Students must enroll by the published due date in order to enroll in the plan.  Payment plans are only for current semester charges.  There will be a service charge for all returned items and a late fee for all missed payment plan payments. 

Washburn Institute of Technology reserves the right to make adjustments to a student's account as needed, with or without prior notification, to ensure accurate schedules and/or billing.

Delinquent Accounts / Late Fees

Unpaid balances will be subject to additional fees in the form of late charges and may incur collection fees should a collection agency be needed to recover the balance. To avoid late fees, accounts must be paid in full each semester by the published due date. Additionally, a Business Office hold will be placed on the student account; this hold will prevent the release of transcripts and diplomas as well as prevent enrollment in subsequent terms on either Washburn nstitute of Technology or the Washburn University campus.