Ancillary Fees (Non-Tuition)

Ancillary Fees (Non-Tuition)

Last updated: July 13th, 2022 at 01:28 pm

Living Expenses

Students are responsible for the cost of rent, utilities, food, transportation, and any incidental costs. Should students purchase educational materials not provided by WAUSM, they will do so at their own expense.

Health Insurance

All students are required to have a comprehensive health insurance plan. Students may elect to continue coverage on their parents’ insurance, secure a policy on their own, or elect to buy the University’s health insurance plan. Additional details will be available prior to your semester start.


A student visa is required for any non-Bahamian who is:

Attending school, college, or university
Is a dependent of someone who is legally authorized to reside in The Bahamas, Bahamian or non-Bahamian (dependents may be spouse, or children under the age of 18) – this is not required depending on country of citizenship (i.e., Your spouse is in the Bahamas as a visitor and can stay up to 8 months as a US Citizen; therefore, he does not need a permit to reside to live in the Bahamas)

Immigration fees* include, but not limited to, the following items:

Permit to reside
Collection of Permit to Reside
Passport Photos

*As of January 2022, the fees associated with immigration total $444.50; however, the fees are subject to change based on changes by the Bahamian Government Officials.



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