FINISH IN TIME!
Three ways it pays to take 15 hours or more per semester
You can take six classes for the price of four
In other words, it's like getting two classes FREE! Taking 18 credit hours a semester costs VIRTUALLY THE SAME as taking 12!*
|Credit hours taken||Credit hours you pay for|
|12 credit hours taken||12 credit hours paid for|
* What's the cost difference between 12 and 18 credit hours? Slightly higher general student fees.
Save money by graduating on time
You save thousands of dollars in tuition simply by graduating in four years rather than five.
|Time to degree
|Total cost of degree
|12 credits per
|16 credits per
|18 credits per
(20 last semester)
|3 1/2 years||$36,274.54||$17,906.58|
Figured are for Ohio resident, undergraduate tuition rate, fall 2015. The price for 12 credit hours is virtually the same as 18 credit hours. The difference? Slightly higher general student fees.
Start your career and earn a paycheck sooner
If you extend your time here by taking fewer than 16 hours per semester, you pay for additional tuition, fees and books, AND you miss out on your first-year salary. Here's how that adds up by discipline:
|Discipline||Cost of extra year|
|Humanities & Social Sciences||$45,000|
|Math & Natural Sciences||$50,000|