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Estimated Cost of Attendance

2017-2018 Estimated Cost of Attendance for International Students

Tuition and Fee Estimates are based on rates from Student Business Services.

Note for new F-1 Students: The amount below will be reflected on your I-20. This is an estimate for the cost of attendance for one academic year (fall and spring) of full-time enrollment (undergraduates 12 hours and graduate 9 hours).

Undergraduate Expense (12 hours)
  Non-Resident rates Resident rates*
Tuition and Fees (Fall and Spring) $18,672 $8,712
Living Expenses (12 months) $18,655 $18,655
Total (12 months) $37,327 $27,367
Graduate Expenses (9 hours)            
  Non-Resident rates Resident rates*
Tuition and Fees (Fall and Spring)** $14,962 $7,492
Living Expenses (9 months) $18,655 $18,655
Total (9 months) $33,617 $26,147

*Eligible students may receive resident rates. Please see information provided below.

**Additional $2,700 for Graduate Business Degrees.

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If you qualify for the resident tuition rate, please use the formula below to calculate the remaining funds you need to show in order to be issued an I-20.

  Graduate Student Undergraduate Student Example
Resident Tuition Rate $7,492 $8,712 $7,492
Living Expenses $18,655 $18,655 $18,655

Eligible Scholarship or Fellowship

Award amount x number of months =


One-time Scholarship for $1,000

Eligible Assistantship

Award amount x number of months =



$1,000 x 9 months = $9,000

Remaining funds needed to show by student




Estimated Breakdown of Living Expenses and Fees  
Room and Board (Spring, Fall, & Summer combined) $11,227
Books and Supplies $1,027
Transportation $2,507
Personal and Misc. $2,093
Health Insurance (annually) $1,681
**International Operations Fee $120
Total $18,655

** International Students are required to pay an International Operations Fee of $60 each semester which is non refundable
Note: Fee estimates do not include a $30.00 for each summer session or special course fees.
More information on these fees can be found here: Tuition and Fee Definitions

Conditional Admission

  • Conditional Admission students take four TSIE classes to work toward English proficiency requirements.
  • The average Conditional Admission student takes two semesters to complete English proficiency requirements either through  official English tests (TOEFL iBT or IELTS) or through successful completion of all four advanced level TSIE courses in reading, writing, listening, and speaking.
Non-Texas Resident Fees
Intensive English Program Tuition & Fees (4 TSIE classes) X 2
($4576.00) X 2 = $9152.00
For more information please visit TSIE Tuition Costs