Tuition and Affordability

At UTA, we believe an excellent education should be attainable for all. We provide financial aid and scholarships that keep your costs low and your debt manageable.

what will it cost?

Expenses for your education at UTA will vary depending on several criteria, such as whether you're a Texas resident, how many credit hours you're taking, whether you received financial aid, where you live while studying here, which tuition plan you've chosen, and more.
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Guaranteed Tuition Plan

Attaining a degree is an investment of both your time and money. With UTA’s Guaranteed Tuition Rate Plan, you can lock in the Fall 2020 Guaranteed Tuition rate and avoid any future tuition increases.

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Your Future is Secured at UTA

No. 1

Established Graduates

Number 1 in Dallas-Fort Worth for return on investment.

No. 1

Highest Paid Graduates

UTA graduates have the highest-first-year median wage.

Fortune 500

Leadership Powerhouse

Alumni hold leadership positions at 24 of the North Texas Fortune 500.

$22.2 Billion

State Impact

UTA Alumni total annual economic benefit to TX.

$16.1 Billion

North Texas Impact

UTA Alumni total annual economic benefit to North Texas.


Established Graduates

Ranked 34th in the country for return on investment.

Financial Aid and Scholarship Resources

UTA Tuition Estimator

This tool is designed to help potential and existing students obtain a rough estimate of the fees involved in attending the university

Tuition Estimator

Academic Scholarships

Our scholarship program is committed to rewarding excellence and improving access to college. UTA's merit based scholarships are available to incoming freshmen and transfer students. Merit based scholarships are only available at the start of the incoming fall semester.

Academic Scholarships


UTA participates in federal and state financial aid programs that offer a variety of aid types from grants to student loans. You will need to qualify for federal student aid and submit a FAFSA in order to apply for aid.

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Scholarships, fellowships, research assistants, or teaching assistants

UTA offers scholarships, fellowships, graduate research assistant positions, and graduate teaching assistant positions, but availability will depend on your degree program and academic department. Each academic department sets its own requirements for scholarships, fellowships, and assistantships. Contact your graduate advisor to determine what options are offered in your academic department. Additional scholarship opportunities are also available in Mav ScholarShop.


Fees and Charges

Tuition, fees, and charges are assessed to students based on enrolled semester credit hours, a set charge per term, or specific services.

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Grants are funds that normally do not require repayment, and are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Check out the different types of grants that you may be eligible for at UTA.



You can qualify for loans through your student financial aid package. Find out more about federal student loans available.


On-Campus Jobs

Work-study and on-campus jobs are available at UTA. You can apply for jobs through our UTA Handshake jobs portal.


International Cost of Attendance and Visa Requirements 

The U.S Immigration and Naturalization Service requires that you show proof that adequate resources are available to meet their first year of educational and living expenses. For future international undergraduate students, current estimated cost is $41,605. For future international graduate students, current estimated cost is $39,705. 

A completed financial statement form must be completed and returned with the indicated documentation before an I-20 can be issued. If you are already studying in the U.S. on an F-1 (student) visa, you must have established transfer eligibility before transfer is initiated by UTA by submitting a school transfer notification. Please view our admissions forms. You can also view admissions requirements and forms through our designated apply pages.