FINISH IN TIME!
Three ways it pays to take 15-16 hours per semester
You can take five classes for the price of four
In other words, that fifth class is FREE! Taking 15-18 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 you take |
to finish your degree
|Total cost of degree|
|5+ years (12 credits/semester)||$54,730|
|4 years (16 credits/semester)||$43,784|
|WHAT YOU SAVE BY FINISHING
IN FOUR YEARS
Figures based on Main Campus tuition and fees for an Ohio resident.
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|