Tuition & Fees
The following information shows tuition and fees charged at Southern State for the Spring 2023 semester. Southern State reserves the right to change fees.
Career Services Fee
All classes will have a $10 per credit hour Career Services Fee.
Online/Hybrid Course Fees
All online classes will have a $25 per credit hour fee.
All classes held on campus will have a $6 per credit hour fee.
Course Materials Fees
Some classes offer a digital book at a lower cost. The fee for the book is charged to the student's tuition and fee bill when the class is registered. Students can opt out from this book option on the Bookstore's Textbook website, https://www.bkstr.com/sscchillsborostore/home and the fee will be removed from their tuition and fee account by the 4th week of the semester.
Cost of Attendance
Below is a Cost of Attendance (COA) breakdown of the estimated costs a student may expect per semester based on the number of hours they are enrolled in as well as their dependency status. When planning your college budget, remember to include both direct and indirect costs. Direct costs are the estimated tuition, books, supplies and fees paid directly to the college. Indirect costs are incurred during the academic year, but are not necessarily charged to the student, such as transportation and living expenses.
|2022-2023||INDEPENDENT STUDENT||INDEPENDENT STUDENT LIVING WITH PARENTS||DEPENDENT STUDENT LIVING WITH PARENTS||DEPENDENT STUDENT LIVING OFF CAMPUS|
|Tuition and Fees||$5,170||$5,170||$5,170||$5,170|
|Books and Supplies||$1,632||$1,632||$1,632||$1,632|
|Room and Board||$6,304||$2,168||$2,168||$6,304|
**Chart assumes Fall and Spring semester enrollment, 12 credit hour enrollment per semester with in-state tuition.
The below chart shows undergraduate annual tuition for university main campuses. The source of this information is from the Fall 2022 Survey of Student Charges from the Ohio Department of Higher Education.
Estimate Your Cost
This tool allows prospective students to calculate an estimated net price at Southern State using the basic formula of price of attendance minus grant aid. Based on the information entered by the student, an average net price of attendance is generated based on what similar students paid the previous year.