Description of Fees

Tuition Related Fees

Tuition related fees are mandatory for all undergraduate and graduate students as these fees support the infrastructure of the University.

Campus Facilities Fee includes the Campus Facilities Fee which supports the improvement, repair and renovation of certain University buildings and grounds and the Science Building Facilities Fee which supports the improvement, repair and renovation of the University's science facilities.

General Service Fee supports academic and other University programs not funded by the State of New Jersey, such as commencement.

Student Govern Assoc Fee is collected by WPU on behalf of the Student Government Association (SGA) who is responsible for the allocation and management of the funds. This fee supports all clubs, organizations and committees chartered through the SGA.

Student Services Fee includes the Athletic Fee which supports WPU's athletic programs and facilities. (Fee is not charged to graduate students), the Health and Wellness Fee which supports the programs and services offered by the Counseling, Health and Wellness Center, Information Technology Fee which supports the University's computing infrastructure, providing students with access to instructional and administrative technologies, such as Blackboard, library services, registration, advisement, grading and billing and the University Commons Fee which supports improvement, repair, maintenance and renovation of the University Commons and Recreation Center.

Transportation Fee supports the campus shuttle bus services. Students are not charged the transportation fee for the Summer Session.

Course Fees support the cost of disposable supplies, maintenance of technical, scientific, laboratory or clinical equipment. These fees include: Distance Learning Fees, Lab Fees, Music Practice Room Fees, Private Lesson Fees and Student Teaching Fees.

Orientation Fee supports the cost of the program and activities.  Every student whether they are freshmen or transfer pay an orientation fee which is built into their first term at the University. New students pay it as part of their admission deposit. No refunds are provided for simply not attending. There is an additional fee of $30.00 per person for those who stay as part of the Overnight program. The fee supports the evening activities and helps us prepare the residence halls for your visit.