Tuition, Fees & Due Dates

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Lowest Tuition

UW-Manitowoc tuition and fees are among the lowest in the University of Wisconsin System.

Tuition is set by the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents. Segregated fees are recommended by each local student body, reviewed by the Chancellor and approved by the Board of Regents.

Please visit the UW Colleges' Bursar Services Office and Student Finances page for information on due dates, payment options, refund schedules, withdrawal, additional fees, online course fees and more.

All tuition and fees are payable at the time of registration. Students must either pay in full by the due date or enter into a credit agreement.

At UW Colleges, a student is considered a full-time student if their credit load in fall or spring is between 12 and 18 credits. For all credits over 18 the per credit rate applies.

Payment Options

2016-2017 Fall and Spring Tuition & Fees
*Segregated fees are charges, in addition to instructional fees, assessed to all students for student services, activities, programs and facilities that support the mission of the University of Wisconsin System institutions.
  WI & MN Reciprocity Residents Non-Residents
Full Time Tuition (12-18 credits) $2,375.16 $5,867.04
Segregated Fees* $186.04 $186.04
Total Full Time Tuition & Fees $2,561.20 $6,053.08
Part Time Tuition (per credit) $197.93 $488.92
Segregated Fees (per credit)* $15.50 $15.50
Total Part Time Tuition & Fees (per credit) $213.43 $504.42

Note: Special course fees for specific courses may apply.  Please visit your campuses course schedule.

Summer 2016 Tuition & Fees
  WI & MN Reciprocity Residents Non-Residents
Full Time Tuition(6-9 credits) $1,187.58 $2,933.52
Segregated Fees $0.00 $0.00
Total Full Time Tuition & Fees $1,187.58 $2,933.52
Part Time Tuition (per credit)   $197.93 $488.92
Segregated Fees (per credit) $0.00 $0.00
Total Part Time Tuition & Fees (per credit) $197.93
$488.92

A student is considered to be a full-time student in summer term if their credit load is between 6 and 9 credits. For all credits over 9, the per credit applies. Please visit your campuses course schedule for more details.

Winterim 2016-17 Tuition & Fees
  WI & MN Reciprocity Residents Non-Residents
Part Time Tuition (per credit)   $197.93 $488.92
Segregated Fees (per credit) $0.00 $0.00
Book Rental Fee (per credit) $10.00 $10.00
Total Part Time Tuition & Fees (per credit) $207.93 
$498.92

Segregated Fees (based on full time status)
Program Fall/Spring Summer
Athletics $78.49 $0.00
Child Care $0.00 $0.00
Drama Production $9.48 $0.00
Fine Arts $0.00 $0.00
Municipal Services $9.18 $0.00
Music Production $0.00 $0.00
Student Activities $72.35 $0.00
Student Center $0.00 $0.00
Student Health $2.72 $0.00
Student Newspaper $0.00 $0.00
Academic Skills $13.82 $0.00
TOTAL $186.04 $0.00
Allocable    
Non-Allocable    

Special Notes

Online courses, BAAS courses and Study Abroad courses are not included in the 12-18 full-time campus credits.

Freshman 

In addition to the standard tuition and fees, freshman are required to pay the new student fees ($150) and placement test fee ($30).  New student fee and placement test fees are non-refundable.

International Students

All international students will be assessed an international student fee of $125 per semester.  See more information on international student tuition and fees.

Additional Assistance

Please visit the Bursar Services page on the UW Colleges website for detailed information including misc. fees, Red Flag Rules and 1098-T Forms.