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Tuition & Fees

2017-2018 Estimated Expenses 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 Expenses (12 hours)  
  Non-Texas Resident Fees
Tuition Fees (Fall and Spring) $18,672
Living Expenses (12 months) $18,655
Total (12 months) $37,327
Graduate Expenses (9 hours)  
  Non-Texas Resident Fees
Tuition Fees (Fall and Spring) $14,962
Living Expenses (12 months) $18,655
Total (12 months) $33,617

ESTIMATED Breakdown of Living Expenses and Fees
Room and Board (Spring, Fall, & Summer combined) $11,227
Books and Supplies $1027
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

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How Can an International Student Qualify for In-State Tuition?

Non-Resident Tuition Waiver Forms

If you qualify for a tuition waiver because you received an assistantship or scholarship, please contact the Student Business Services office.  Completed forms must be submitted no later than the official 12th class day of each long semester or the official 4th class day of each summer session.

Location: Student Business Services, JCK Room 188

Residency for Tuition

An individual’s residency classification is based on information from his or her admission. Any changes in residency status or question about residency status please contact the Residency Determination Office at the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

Location:  Residency Website

Phone: (512) 245-3564


What is the esitimated tuition cost if I have been approved for instate tuition?

You will need to contact the international office for the estimated tuition cost.