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Cost & Financial Aid

A Wesley education can open so many doors. Lead to so many opportunities. Result in truly great things. So when we make the decision to accept a student, it’s because we feel they belong here—and we’ll do everything in our power to make sure cost isn’t an issue.

That’s why we’re committed to helping every admitted student afford Wesley through scholarships, loans, grants, and more. We award nearly $9 million in institutionally funded financial aid every year—and we remind current students they can continue to apply for scholarships even after they begin. Read on…

The Breakdown of Costs(Before Financial Aid & Awards)

Here’s what the costs looks like for the 2017-2018 year. Keep in mind this total doesn’t factor in any financial aid.



The charges listed above are a select list of costs charges by Wesley College and which are normally assumed by a typical student. These charges are subject to change. For a complete list of charges, contact the Business/Finance Office or visit the Wesley College website @​ www.wesley.edu

* $135 per semester is allocated to Student Activities*

Schedule of Charges 2017 - 2018 Per Year Per Semester
Full-time Undergraduate Students (12-18 Credit Hours Per Semester)
Tuition $26,406 $13,203*
Campus Housing
Traditional Room – Double Occupancy (Gooding and Williams Halls) $5,818 $2,909
Traditional Room – Double Occupancy (Roe and Carpenter Halls) $5,818 $2,909
Academic Village – Traditional Double Occupancy (Malmberg Hall) $8,756 $4,378
Academic Village – Malmberg Suites (4 person occupancy) $8,028 $4,014
Academic Village – Malmberg Suites (6 person occupancy) $7,402 $3,701
Academic Village – Zimmerman Hall (4 person occupancy) $9,800 $4,900
Honors House $7,506 $3,753
Board (Meal Plans): Mandatory for all on-campus students
Ultimate 19 (Mandatory for freshmen in Traditional Rooms) $5,899 $2,950
Fabulous 14 $5,595 $2,797
Malmberg Rate $4,160 $2,080
Socialite (Zimmerman Hall & Honors House) $2,712 $1,356
Part-Time Undergraduate Students (1-11 credit hours per semester)
Day Program Tuition (per credit hour) $1,100
Evening and Adult Education Tuition-Dover Air Force Base (per credit hour) $250
Summer Undergraduate Tuition $258
Graduate Programs
Graduate Tuition (Per Credit Hour) $600
Master's of Occupational Therapy (MOT) Graduate Tuition (Per Credit Hour) $1,000
Other Fees:
Late Registration Fee (per semester) $100
Transcript Fee $10
Overload Fee (per credit over 18 credits) $800
Vehicle Registration Fee $50
Independent Study Fee $300
Online Course Fee $200
Immunization Document Fee (CastleBranch) $35

What It Might Cost You

To get an immediate idea of how much you may be able to receive in scholarships, fill out the quick form on our Scholarship Calculator.


Fill Out Your Fafsa

Grants, scholarships, and loans all require submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid [FAFSA].

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Here’s How You Can Make Wesley Affordable

Need assistance with financing the costs mentioned above? There are a number of financial aid options available for you to explore. After you read through these, take a look at the next steps below to find out what to make of all this information.

  • Federal Aid

    Federal Parent PLUS Loans

    These allow creditworthy parents to borrow funds to pay for their undergraduate student’s college costs not covered by other types of aid.

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    Perkins Loan

    Available to eligible students, this loan carries a 5 percent interest rate and does not have to be repaid while the student is enrolled at least half-time (6 credit hours).

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    Pell Grant

    Unlike a loan, Pell Grants don’t have to be repaid. Amounts change each year; the maximum Federal Pell Grant award for the 2015-16 award year is $5,775.

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    Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)

    Awarded to those students eligible for the Pell Grant first, FSEOG awards at Wesley are limited to federal funding.

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    Federal Direct Stafford Loans

    Eligibility for this interest-bearing loan—which does not have to be repaid while the student is at least enrolled half-time (6 credit hours)—ranges from $5,500 for freshmen, $6,500 for sophomores, and $7,500 for juniors/seniors each academic year.

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  • Institutional Aid

    Admissions Scholarships

    Awarded by the Office of Admissions to new students admitted to Wesley College, these scholarships carry specific cumulative grade point average requirements for subsequent renewal.

    Wesley Need-Based Grant

    This is awarded to eligible students, in conjunction with other institutional scholarships and grants, who complete the FAFSA and demonstrate financial need as determined by Wesley College.

    Monthly Payment Plans

    For a small enrollment fee, families may budget the cost of tuition and on-campus room and board in monthly installment plans—with no interest charged on balances paid. Or, payments can be made in full each semester by cash, check, money order, credit, or debit card. For more information, contact the Business/Finance Office at 302.736.2331.

  • Work Study

    Federal Work Study (FWS)

    This allows students to work on and off campus, earning a specific award amount over a semester or academic year (two semesters). At Wesley, a student awarded FWS may have their earnings applied to any outstanding balance owed for tuition, room, and board.

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    Work-Ship Programs

    Students not awarded Federal Work Study may be considered for this student work program funded directly by Wesley College. For application information and work program job postings, please contact the Office of Student Financial Planning.

  • Private Loans

    Alternative Loans

    Also referred to as private loans, these loans are offered by banks or lending institutions to creditworthy applicants. Most are borrowed in the student’s name, but some students may only be eligible with a creditworthy co-signer. For help comparing lenders and student loans, visit www.elmselect.com.

  • Raise.me Microscholarships

  • Now use our Net Price Calculator to see an estimate of what grants you would be eligible to receive if you attended Wesley College.

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Scholarships You May Be Eligible for After You Enroll

Thanks to our generous community, we’re able to award scholarships to current students every year. So even after you enroll, you may be able to receive additional funding to cover the costs of your Wesley education.

  • Endowed/Annual Scholarships

    Made possible through donations from individuals within and outside the Wesley community

  • Alumni Scholarships

    ​Funded through alumni contributions and Alumni Association fundraising events

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All of this financial aid information can be overwhelming. How about some assistance navigating your options and eligibility? Contact our Office of Student Financial Planning at financialaid@wesley.edu or 302-736-2494 now, and we’ll walk you through it.