Tuition and Fees
For details of cost by residency (Texas and border counties resident, border state resident, non-resident and international) by semester credit hour, please check Cost of Attendance. Amounts shown below are the rates for Fall Semester 2013 and Spring Semester 2014.
Statutory tuition rates are set by the Texas Legislature. The rate for Texas residents is $50 per semester credit hour (minimum of $120 per semester; $60 per summer session). The Border State rate is $80.00 per semester credit hour (minimum of $120 per semester) The rate for International Students for the 2013-14 academic year is $404 per semester credit hour.
A mandatory tuition ($113.22 per semester credit hour for 1-11 hours; $1,585.08 for 12-18 hours; $113.22 per semester credit hour, over 18 hours) for operations of the University, scholarship set-asides and building upkeep and improvemen
Nursing Differential Tuition A mandatory tuition ($30.00 per semester credit hour) for students who have been admitted into the Nursing program with a declared major of nursing.
A mandatory fee ($41.80 per semester, $20.90 per summer session) for the operation of a student clinic on campus.
Student Service Fee
A mandatory fee ($17.60 per semester credit hour –– maximum of $217.80 per semester, $108.90 per summer session) distributed by the Campus Student Fee Committee for various campus services and organizations.
Student Center Complex Fee
A mandatory fee ($8 per semester credit hour –– maximum of $96 per semester, $4 per semester credit hour--maximum of $48 per summer session) for operation and maintenance of student centers.
A mandatory fee ($19 per semester credit hour) to provide, operate, maintain and staff facilities and equipment that helps promote computer literacy among the entire student body.
Traffic Safety Fee
A mandatory fee ($1 per semester, $2.50 per summer session) to maintain and repair campus traffic controls.
A mandatory fee ($15 per semester, $7.50 per summer session) to combine drop/add fees, transcript fee, graduation fee and ID card fees and to support the offices providing these functions.
Rec Sports Fee
A mandatory fee ($70 per semester, $35 per summer session) to finance, construct, operate, maintain and improve recreational sports facilities and programs.
International Education Fee
A mandatory fee ($4 per semester) for international student exchanges and study abroad programs.
A mandatory fee ($7 per semester credit hour) for the ongoing operational expenses of the Cornette Library.
Washington, DC Intern Fee
A mandatory fee ($1 per semester) to assist students participating in approved internships in Washington, D.C.
Intercollegiate Athletic Fee
A mandatory fee ($22 per semester credit hour - maximum of $264) distributed by the athletic director for all intercollegiate athletic activities and scholarships.
A mandatory fee ($35 per semester; $17.50 per summer session) for advising activities of all students at the University.
A mandatory fee ($14 per semester) to operate and maintain shuttle service for the campus and parking spaces/lots.