2012-13 Undergraduate Cost of Attendance for Full Time Enrollment (15 hours per semester)
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees are based on enrollment of 15 hours per semester for 2 semesters (Fall& Spring).
This is the undergraduate cost of attendance published by the state of Texas. Click below to see cost of attendance used by UTPA in calculating eligibility for aid:
Undergraduate Cost of Attendance Budgets
2012-13 Graduate Cost of Attendance for Full Time Enrollment (10 hrs. per semester)
Graduate Tuition & Fees are based on enrollment of 9 hours per semester for 2 semesters (Fall& Spring).
This is the graduate cost of attendance published by the state of Texas. Click below to see cost of attendance used by UTPA in calculating eligibility for aid:
Graduate Cost of Attendance Budgets
Definition of Terms:
Tuition & Fees – The average cost of tuition and fees for a typical undergraduate student based on enrolling for 12 hours per semester for the fall and spring semester; or the average cost of tuition and fees for a typical graduate student based on enrolling for 9 hours per semester for the fall and spring semester. The actual costs that a student incurs will vary depending on the student’s degree program and whether there are additional fees.
Books & Supplies – The average cost of books and supplies for a typical full time student for an entire academic year.
Room & Board – A reasonable estimate of what it would cost to live in the Rio Grande Valley while attending school. For students living on campus, it is based on average residence hall rates and the largest meal plan available. Actual costs may vary by individual choices related to location and circumstances.
Transportation – The transportation allowance includes the cost of travel between the student’s residence and the institution, and travel necessary to complete a course of study. Costs may vary because of the student’s place of permanent residence, or the student’s place of residence while in school.
Miscellaneous personal expenses - The allowance for miscellaneous personal expenses includes clothing, laundry and cleaning, personal hygiene and grooming supplies.
Please note: The above amounts for books & supplies, room & board, transportation, and miscellaneous personal expenses are averages and will vary widely depending on the circumstances and needs of each student (e.g. place of residence, miles driven throughout the academic year, personal expenses, eating in a campus residence hall or cooking for oneself, etc.)
Please click here to see UTPA tuition and fee charts.