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Tuition & Fee Information

A Purdue University Student Invoice is made up of the following Tuition & Fees, each portion of the Student invoice makes up the total tuition for the University. The University breaks down specific tuition costs in order to be transparent as to where specific funds are directed and how they are utilized. Below is a breakdown and brief explanation of the most common line item tuition charges that can be found on a student invoice.

GENERAL SERVICE TUITION

The General Service Tuition supports instructional costs across the campus, including teaching, services, and administrative support.

This fee is directed to the University General Fund.

NON-RESIDENT TUITION

Tuition assessed to non-resident students support instructional costs across the campus, including teaching, services, and administrative support.

This fee is directed to the University General Fund.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION

Tuition assessed to international students support instructional costs across the campus, including teaching, services, and administrative support. The assessment of the international student fee will be utilized to specifically augment strategic plan initiatives designed to meet global challenges.

This fee is directed to the University General Fund.

TECHNOLOGY FEE

The technology fee supports the usage and maintenance of equipment in the student computer labs and classrooms, such as overhead projectors, desktops, laptops, printers, and monitors.

This fee is directed to the University General Fund.

REPAIR & REHABILITATION FEE

The Repair and Rehabilitation fee is assessed to address maintenance funding for academic and student service related buildings and infrastructure on campus.

This fee is directed to the University General Fund.

STUDENT FITNESS AND WELLNESS FEE

The Student Fitness and Wellness Fee is assessed to cover the debt service on the construction costs, and ongoing operational expenses for the expansion and renovation of the Rec Sports Fitness Facility.

This fee is directed to the Rec Sports Center Fund (~100%),

STUDENT ACTIVITY FEE

The Student Activity Fee was established in Fall 2011 as an initiative by the Purdue Student Government. The fee was originally assessed as a portion of the ‘Student Fitness and Wellness Fee’ but was broken out separately in the fall 2013. This fee provides funding for student events and initiatives. Please visit the PSG website for further breakdown of the allocation of this fee: http://purduesg.com/student-fee-allocations/

This fee is directed to the Student Organization Programming Fund (~100%).

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