2020 Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs Analysis

UndergraduateGraduatePer Credit HourEarning After Graduation
For academic year 2019-2020, the undergraduate tuition & fees at Washington State University is $11,841 for Washington residents and $26,419 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate 2020-2021 estimated tuition & fees for Washington State is $12,104 for Washington residents and $27,032 for out-of-state students. The 2020 undergraduate tuition has been risen by 2.22% for Washington residents and increased by 2.32% for out-of-state rates from the previous year.The Living costs increased by 1.67% from the previous year for both on-campus and off-campus stay. The in-state undergraduate tuition and fees at Washington State University are around the average amount ($11,862) and the out-of-state undergraduate tuition and fees are little bit lower than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($31,538 - Public Research University (very high research activity)).
2019-2020 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2018-2019$11,584 $25,820$14,940
2019-2020$11,841$26,419$15,190
Change % 2019-20202.22%2.32%1.67%
2020-2021$12,104$27,032$15,444
***The estimated 2020-2021 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
For Graduate School, in-state tuition and fees are $13,095 and out-of-state tuition and fees are $26,850 for academic year 2019-2020. The graduate 2020-2021 estimated tuition & fees at Washington State is $13,395 for Washington residents and $27,480 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition has been risen by 2.29% for Washington residents and increased by 2.35% for out-of-state rates from the previous year. The in-state graduate tuition and fees at Washington State University are around the average amount ($13,590) and the out-of-state graduate tuition and fees are around the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($28,056 - Public Research University (very high research activity)).
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2018-2019$12,802 $26,234$14,940
2019-2020$13,095$26,850$15,190
Change % 2019-20202.29%2.35%1.67%
2020-2021$13,395$27,480$15,444
***The estimated 2020-2021 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
Below table describes the cost per credit hour for part-time students and full-time students who take additional courses more than regular credit hours at Washington State.
Per Credit Hour Charge (2019-2020)
YearIn-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate2018-2019$513$1,225
2019-2020$494$1,226
2020-2021$476$1,227
Graduate2018-2019$589$1,260
2019-2020$589$1,261
2020-2021$589$1,262
Next table summarizes the average earning by years after graduation for Washington State University graduates. After 6 years of graduation, the mean earning is $44,700 and, after 10 years of graduation, the mean earning is $56,600 for Washington State University graduates.
Mean Earning After Graduation By Time
TotalMaleFemale
6 Years After Graduation$44,700$48,600$41,300
7 Years After Graduation$45,800--
8 Years After Graduation$51,000--
9 Years After Graduation$50,200--
10 Years After Graduation$56,600$65,100$49,300

Washington State 4 Years Tuition

Tuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Based on 4-years changes on tuition & fees, we estimate 4 year tuition at Washington State for future and perspective students . For the students who admit in Fall 2020, the estimated 4 year tuition is $49,398 for Washington residents and $107,554 for out-of-state students. Since the tuition & fees at Washington State University have risen very slightly (very lower than national average) over the last 4 years, the actual costs may differ from the estimation based on the school or University system's new tuition policy. The estimation excludes the book, supplies, and living costs and before receiving any financial aid. See the other tabs for estimating 4 year total costs of attendance and after financial aid. Next table shows the 4 year tuition & fees estimation for next 5 admission years at Washington State University.
4 Years Tuition & Fees at Washington State University
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$12,041$12,244$12,451$12,661$49,398
Out-of-State$26,606$26,793$26,982$27,173$107,554
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$12,244$12,451$12,661$12,875$50,232
Out-of-State$26,793$26,982$27,173$27,365$108,313
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$12,451$12,661$12,875$13,093$51,081
Out-of-State$26,982$27,173$27,365$27,558$109,078
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$12,661$12,875$13,093$13,314$51,944
Out-of-State$27,173$27,365$27,558$27,752$109,848
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$12,875$13,093$13,314$13,539$52,821
Out-of-State$27,365$27,558$27,752$27,948$110,624
Below table shows the 4 year estimation of total costs of attendance (COA) at Washington State University. It includes the tuition & fees, books & supplies costs, room & board charges, and other living expenses. For the students who admit in Fall 2020, the estimated 4 year COA is $114,732 for Washington residents and $172,888 for out-of-state students. Since the tuition & fees at Washington State University have risen very slightly (very lower than national average) over the last 4 years, the actual costs may differ from the estimation based on the school or University system's new tuition policy. Next table shows the 4 year COA estimation for next 5 admission years at Washington State University.
4 years COA at Washington State University
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$28,264$28,541$28,821$29,106$114,732
Out-of-State$42,829$43,090$43,353$43,617$172,888
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$28,541$28,821$29,106$29,394$115,861
Out-of-State$43,090$43,353$43,617$43,883$173,943
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$28,821$29,106$29,394$29,686$117,007
Out-of-State$43,353$43,617$43,883$44,151$175,004
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$29,106$29,394$29,686$29,982$118,168
Out-of-State$43,617$43,883$44,151$44,421$176,072
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$29,394$29,686$29,982$30,283$119,345
Out-of-State$43,883$44,151$44,421$44,692$177,148
Last year, 68 students ( 0.26% of enrolled undergraduate students) received the grant or scholarship aid. It includes any financial aid from federal government, state, local, institute, and other sources known by the institution. It excludes the federal/private student loans. After receiving the financial aid, the net price for 4 year is $76,604 for Washington residents and $134,760 for out-of-state students. Since the tuition & fees at Washington State University have risen very slightly (very lower than national average) over the last 4 years, the actual costs may differ from the estimation based on the school or University system's new tuition policy. Next table shows the 4 year COA estimation with financial aid for next 5 admission years at Washington State University.
4 years COA with Financial Aid at Washington State University
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$18,732$19,009$27,861$19,574$76,604
Out-of-State$33,297$33,558$33,821$34,085$134,760
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$19,009$19,289$28,146$19,862$77,733
Out-of-State$33,558$33,821$34,085$34,351$135,815
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$19,289$19,574$28,434$20,154$78,879
Out-of-State$33,821$34,085$34,351$34,619$136,876
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$19,574$19,862$28,726$20,450$80,040
Out-of-State$34,085$34,351$34,619$34,889$137,944
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$19,862$20,154$29,022$20,751$81,217
Out-of-State$34,351$34,619$34,889$35,160$139,020

2020 Tuition, Fees, and Living Cost Tables and Charts

Next tables and charts illustrate the 2020 tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs in detail. We provide the previous 5 years costs so that you can check the increased amounts of each cost item and estimate future year costs. In addition, you can check the financial aid amount including grant, scholarship, and federal student loans for last five years. Use left menu to explore the tuition and college costs information at Washington State University.
Tuition & Fees | Financial Aid
Washington State University 2020 Costs of Attendance
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition and FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs Tuition & FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs
Undergraduate$11,841$960$15,190$26,419$960 $15,190
Graduate$13,095 $960$15,190$26,850 $960$15,190


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