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Summer Sessions 2021 will offer a mix of remote, online and in-person courses. Check the course listing in the Time Schedule for the learning format.

Tuition & Fees

Summer Sessions at the University of Washington is open to all — both matriculated and nonmatriculated students. Matriculated students are those currently seeking a degree at the University of Washington. Nonmatriculated students are those taking courses at the UW but not seeking a degree.

Tuition information for students at other UW campuses is available here:

Washington state students pay resident tuition. Out-of-state students pay nonresident tuition, even when taking online courses.

Besides tuition, Summer Sessions students also pay a number of required fees, including the services and activities fee and the U-PASS fee.

Nonmatriculated Tuition at UW Seattle

The tables below show the 2020–21 tuition for nonmatriculated students in Summer Sessions. Nonmatriculated students taking only undergraduate courses pay undergraduate tuition. Students who take one or more graduate courses (500-level or above) pay a higher tuition for all courses, regardless of course level. See the second table for more details on graduate-level course tuition.

Taking Undergraduate Courses Only*

Number of Credits Resident Tuition & Fees Nonresident Tuition & Fees
10–18** $3,915 $13,038
9 $3,532 $11,743
8 $3,149 $10,448
7 $2,766 $9,153
6 $2,383 $7,858
5 $2,000 $6,563
4 $1,617 $5,258
3 $1,234 $3,973
2 $851 $2,678
*Undergraduate courses are numbered 499 and below.
**Per-credit surcharge for taking more than 18 credits: $354 for residents or $1,267 for nonresidents.

 

Taking One or More Graduate Courses*

Number of Credits Resident Tuition & Fees Nonresident Tuition & Fees
7–18** $6,590 $11,455
6 $5,661 $9,831
5 $4,732 $8,207
4 $3,803 $6,583
3 $2,874 $4,959
2 or fewer $1,945 $3,335
*Graduate courses are courses numbered 500 and above.
**Per-credit surcharge for more than 18 credits: $888 for residents or $1,583 for nonresidents.

 

Matriculated Tuition at UW Seattle                     

The table below shows the 2020–21 tuition for matriculated students in Summer Sessions. Matriculated students pay tuition based on their classification as undergraduate, graduate or professional.

Taking Undergraduate Courses Only*

Number of Credits Resident Tuition & Fees Nonresident Tuition & Fees
10–18** $3,915 $13,038
9 $3,532 $11,743
8 $3,149 $10,048
7 $2,766 $9,153
6 $2,383 $7,858
5 $2,000 $6,563
4 $1,617 $5,258
3 $1,234 $3,973
2 $851 $2,678
*Tuition and fees in the table are for undergraduate students only. Matriculated graduate and professional students pay tuition and fees according to their major’s tuition classification, which they should confirm with their program.
**Per-credit surcharge for taking more than 18 credits: $354 for residents or $1,267 for nonresidents.

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