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Cost of Attendance (COA)
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The cost of attendance includes expenses that are determined by the institution (tuition) and expenses that are flexible based on student choices (room/board, books, transportation costs, and personal expenses). These combined tuition and other expenses represent the entire cost of attendance. Individual expenses will vary based on student-specific majors, living arrangements, and personal spending decisions. Estimated costs for 2013-2014 are listed below. See the U.S. Department of Educationís College Navigator for trends in prior year costs.
Tuition Cost Ranges
Tuition cost ranges for both Undergradute and Graduate students.
Residency Long Session Summer
Undergraduate Texas $4,673 - $5,369 $2,583 - $2,967
Non-Texas $11,234 - $18,198 $6,080 - $9,849
Graduate Texas $3,934 - $9,109 $1,423 - $3,065
Non-Texas $7,333 - $19,239 $2,349 - $5,761
Estimate Your College Costs! Prospective University of Texas students may use this calculator to obtain an estimate of their cost of attendance and the aid available to cover those costs.
Other Costs
Additional costs for both Undergradute and Graduate students.
Fall/Spring Summer
Undergraduate Graduate Undergraduate Graduate
On- or Off-Campus Commuter On- or Off-Campus Commuter On- or Off-Campus Commuter On- or Off-Campus Commuter
Room/Board $5,681 $1,882 $6,210 $1,882 $3,339 $1,255 $4,140 $1,255
Books/Supplies $375 $375 $375 $375 $188 $188 $188 $188
Transportation $735 $735 $735 $735 $490 $490 $490 $490
Personal/Misc $1,388 $1,388 $1,945 $1,945 $1,945 $1,945 $1,297 $1,297
Tuition and Fees - The average cost of tuition and fees based on 30 hours per year enrollment. Actual costs will vary depending on the studentís degree or certificate program. To learn more about actual tuition and fee rates, visit the Office of Accounting's Tuition and Fee Rates page.
Room and Board - The average cost to live in the city of Austin while attending UT Austin. Actual costs may vary by individual choices related to location and circumstances. The on- and off-campus costs assume a roommate. Room and board costs will not be adjusted based on individual choices unless there are unusual circumstances for which you successfully appeal.
Books and Supplies - The average cost of books and supplies for a student for an entire academic year. Actual costs may vary by enrollment.
Transportation - The transportation allowance is provided to assist students who require transportation to campus from out of town and vice versa, not to maintain a vehicle. University shuttles and the Austin city buses transport students around campus and Austin for free.
Personal and Miscellaneous Expenses - The miscellaneous allowance of the cost of attendance is for personal expenses. Actual expenses will vary.

Adjustments to Cost of Attendance
The Cost of Attendance is determined annually considering survey and consumer price data. These figures represent the typical expenses incurred by students; however, there may be special circumstances that warrant an evaluation of individual costs. For example, a professor may require the student to purchase special supplies or books for class that are more expensive than the standard budgeted amount. Students may request an evaluation of their specific cost of attendance by completing a special circumstances appeal form.