Tuition & Fees

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In July, actual billing information will be available to registered students with their EdNet accounts. University charges are billed on a semester basis, twice a year; in July for fall and December for spring. The 2024-2025 semester charges for the typical freshman student residing in a Goodwin Double room are as shown below. 

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Estimated Cost Per Semester


West Virginia Resident


Online Program
in Residence Hall
Tuition1 $4,248 $5,136 $4,476
Fees $541 $541 $541
Housing2 $3,128 $3,128 $3,128
Food3 $2,735 $2,735 $2,735
Books4 $405 $405 $405
TOTAL5 $11,057 $11,945 $11,285

[1] Tuition

Please note that all costs listed here are based on campus residency.

  • Strictly online only program tuition and fees may vary.
  • Commuter students will not be subject to room or full meal plan costs, and fees assessed will differ from those listed here.

[2] Housing

Housing cost is based on most affordable double occupancy room in Goodwin Hall. A $100 academic year room reservation fee will also be assessed during application for housing. 

  • Goodwin Hall charge - $3,886 for a single room per semester or $3,128 for a double room per semester
  • Pioneer Village - $3,669 per semester (single occupancy)

[3] Food

Students residing in Goodwin Hall or Pioneer Village must purchase a meal plan. First-time freshmen must purchase the Blue All Access plan (19 meals per week) at a cost of $2,735 per semester. Commuter students will be required to purchase a "Dining Flex" plan for $100 per semester, but Block Meal Plans are also available by contacting Dining Services. 

[4] Books

GSU partners with Barnes & Noble College to provide you with textbooks at a bundled price of $405 per semester through a program called First Day Complete. This service entails a fee that will be included on your invoice. With this service, materials are conveniently prepared for you before the first day of classes. There is an opt-out option available to you as well, if you choose to obtain textbooks on your own. For more information, please visit our First Day Complete website.

[5] Total/Fees

Additional costs or fees may be assessed for certain upgrades, services, or specific courses. 

Food/Meal Plans

Dining Services has a variety of to choose from. A two-week window is available to change your meal plan each semester. Call (304) 462-4108 to set up your meal plan or to learn more.

Room Charges


Occupancy Goodwin Hall Pioneer Village
Single $3,886 $3,669
Double $3,128 N/A

More information about tuition, fees, and other costs is available in the College Catalog and from Student Life.