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Estimated Cost of Attendance

2018-2019 Estimated Cost of Attendance for International Students

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).

Tuition and Fee Estimates are based on rates from Student Business Services. More information on these fees can be found here: Tuition and Fee Definitions.

See more information on Graduate and Undergraduate Cost of Attendance.

Undergraduate Estimated Expense (12 hours)
  Non-Resident rates Resident rates*
Tuition and Fees (Fall and Spring) $18,929 $8,969
Living Expenses (12 months) $19,010 $19,010
Total (12 months) $37,939 $27,979
Graduate Estimated Expenses (9 hours)            
  Non-Resident rates Resident rates*
Tuition and Fees (Fall and Spring)** $15,164 $7,694
Living Expenses (12 months) $19,010 $19,010
Total (12 months) $34,174 $26,704

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

**Additional $2,700 for McCoy College of Business degrees (Accounting, Accounting and Information Technology, Business Administration, and Human Resource Management). See more information on the McCoy Graduate Program Fee.

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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 $7,694 $8,969 $7,694
Living Expenses $19,010 $19,010 $19,010

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 Annual Living Expenses and Fees  
Room and Board (Spring, Fall, & Summer combined) $11,427
Books and Supplies $1,040
Transportation $2,547
Personal and Miscellaneous $2,120
Health Insurance $1,756
*International Operations Fee $120
Total $19,010

*International Students are required to pay an International Operations Fee of $60 each Fall and Spring semester which is non refundable.

Texas State Intensive English (TSIE) and 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.

Cost Type

1 Year

6 Months

3 Months

Tuition and Fees $12,404 $6,202 $3,101
Living Expenses $18,630 $9,315 $4,658
Total $31,034 $15,517 $7,759
For more information please visit TSIE Tuition Costs