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2014-2015 Cost of Attendance

The Cost of Attendance (COA) is determined annually by the Office of Student Financial Aid and Enrollment Services and is based on the average costs a student will incur for each semester. The COA includes average tuition and fee costs, a book allowance, a room and board allowance (on-campus, off-campus and at-home), transportation, and personal/miscellaneous expenses. Your COA will be determined by your housing plans and your expected enrollment. Please remember that your COA may be higher than your actual direct cost at UTSA. For example, if you are living at home with your parents, you will only be required to pay tuition and fees and incur book costs as your direct charges. Please see the chart below for the components of the various Cost of Attendance budgets at UTSA.  We encourage you to visit our financial literacy site, Rowdy Cents, for additional information about creating a budget and managing your money while in college to avoid financial shortfalls.

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Full Time Versus Part Time

Undergraduate students are budgeted on a projected full-time enrollment. Graduate students are budgeted on a projected part-time enrollment. Please read about enrollment requirements for grants and enrollment requirements for Stafford and PLUS loans.

Definitions

  • Tuition and Fees:  The average cost of tuition and fees for a typical undergraduate student based on full-time or part-time enrollment.  Full-time undergraduate = 30 hours per year; Part-time undergraduate = 18 hours per year; Full-time graduate = 18 hours per year; Part-time graduate = 12 hours per year.
  • Books and Supplies:  The average cost of books and supplies for a typical student for an entire academic year.
  • Room and Board:  A reasonable estimate of what it would cost to live in San Antonio while attending school.  Actual costs may vary by individual choices related to location and circumstances.  Average costs are calculated based on whether you are living on campus, off campus or at home with your parents.
  • Transportation:  Average transportation expenses for at home students and off campus students are based on an average 30 mile round trip to campus.  Average transportation expenses for on campus students are based on a VIA bus pass and 2 trips home per year.
  • Personal and Miscellaneous:  Average expenses are calculated based on potential expenses that you may incur based on whether you are living on campus, off campus or at home with your parents.

View an archive of the 2013-2014 Cost of Attendance.

2014-2015 Cost of Attendance

Undergraduate Students

Full Time Fall/Spring Undergraduate Resident Student Living at Home w/Parents Living Off Campus Living On Campus
Tuition & Fees (based on 15 hours per term) $9082 $9082 $9082
Books (based on 15 hours – 5 classes) $1000 $1000 $1000
Room & Board (average) $3384 $9423 $9841
Transportation (average) $2160 $2760 $670
Personal/Miscellaneous $1296 $1836 $1836
Total Estimated Cost of Attendance $16,922 $24,101 $22,429

Full Time Undergraduate non-resident student tuition & fees= $19,800. All other charges remain the same.


Part Time Fall/Spring Undergraduate Resident Student Living at Home w/Parents Living Off Campus Living On Campus
Tuition & Fees (based on 9 hours per term) $5952 $5952 $5952
Books (based on 9 hours – 3 classes) $600 $600 $600
Room & Board (average) $3384 $9423 $9841
Transportation (average) $2160 $2760 $670
Personal/Miscellaneous $1296 $1836 $1836
Total Estimated Cost of Attendance $13,392 $20,571 $18,899

Part Time Undergraduate non-resident student tuition & fees= $12,382. All other charges remain the same.

Graduate Students

Full Time Graduate Resident Student Living at Home w/Parents Living Off Campus Living On Campus
Tuition & Fees (based on 9 hours per term) $7152 $7152 $7152
Books (based on 9 hours – 3 classes) $900 $900 $900
Room & Board (average) $3384 $9423 $9841
Transportation (average) $2160 $2760 $670
Personal/Miscellaneous $1296 $1836 $1836
Total Estimated Cost of Attendance $14,892 $22,071 $20,399

Full Time Graduate non-resident student tuition & fees= $19,896. All other charges remain the same.


Part Time Graduate Resident Student Living at Home w/Parents Living Off Campus Living On Campus
Tuition & Fees (based on 6 hours per term) $4950 $4950 $4950
Books (based on 6 hours – 2 classes) $600 $600 $600
Room & Board (average) $3384 $9423 $9841
Transportation (average) $2160 $2760 $670
Personal/Miscellaneous $1296 $1836 $1836
Total Estimated Cost of Attendance $12,390 $19,569 $17,897

Part Time Graduate non-resident student tuition & fees= $13,446. All other charges remain the same.

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