Estimated Expenses for I-20

A new I-20 requires proof of funds sufficient for one year of estimated expenses. Please refer to the guidelines for Financial Documents for I-20.

Amount of Funding Estimated per Year

Please find below the information that matches your situation.

These estimates are subject to change without prior notice, and are used for I-20 issuance. The exact costs of attendance will vary by student and will be determined at the point of course registration.

**Starting September 7, 2016, the new estimated expenses for 2016 – 2017 will go in to effect and the 2015 – 2016 estimated expenses will no longer be valid.**

UNDERGRADUATE 2015-16

Undergraduate tuition is based on 12 credit hours per semester + $100 International Student Special Services Fee

Undergraduate paying non-resident tuition Student Student + Spouse Student + Spouse + 1 Child**
Tuition (two terms) $27,104 $27,104 $27,104
*Living expenses $14,664 $14,664 $14,664
Dependent $0 $5,000 $8,000
Other (health insurance, year) $2,182 $8,321 $11,705
Total $43,950 $55,089 $61,473

 

Undergraduate paying resident tuition Student Student + Spouse Student + Spouse + 1 Child**
Tuition (two terms) $11,079 $11,079 $11,079
*Living expenses $14,664 $14,664 $14,664
Dependent $0 $5,000 $8,000
Other (health insurance) $2,182 $8,321 $11,705
Total $27,925 $39,064 $45,448

GRADUATE 2015-16

Graduate tuition is based on 9 credit hours per semester + $100 International Student Special Services Fee. Please refer to your award letter to determine how many semesters your UTD Award/Scholarship/Assistantship will cover.

Graduate paying non-resident tuition Student Student + Spouse Student + Spouse + 1 Child**
Tuition (two terms) $22,504 $22,502 $22,502
*Living expenses $14,464 $14,464 $14,464
Dependent $0 $5,000 $8,000
Other (health insurance, year) $2,182 $8,321 $11,705
Total $39,150 $50,287 $56,671

 

Graduate paying resident tuition for one semester Student Student + Spouse Student + Spouse + 1 Child**
Tuition (two terms) $17,329 $17,327 $17,327
*Living expenses $14,464 $14,464 $14,464
Dependent $0 $5,000 $8,000
Other (health insurance, year) $2,182 $8,321 $11,705
Total $33,975 $45,112 $51,496

 

Graduate paying resident tuition for two semesters Student Student + Spouse Student + Spouse + 1 Child**
Tuition (two terms) $12,154 $12,152 $12,152
*Living expenses $14,464 $14,464 $14,464
Dependent $0 $5,000 $8,000
Other (health insurance, year) $2,182 $8,321 $11,705
Total $28,800 $39,937 $46,321

 

Graduate paying resident tuition for Spring and Summer (summer 9hrs) Student Student + Spouse Student + Spouse + 1 Child**
Tuition (two terms) $23,404 $23,402 $23,402
*Living expenses $14,464 $14,464 $14,464
Dependent $0 $5,000 $8,000
Other (health insurance, year) $2,182 $8,321 $11,705
Total $40,050 $51,187 $57,571

 

Graduate paying resident tuition for  three semesters Student Student + Spouse Student + Spouse + 1 Child**
Tuition (two terms) $18,229 $18,227 $18,227
*Living expenses $14,464 $14,464 $14,464
Dependent $0 $5,000 $8,000
Other (health insurance, year) $2,182 $8,321 $11,705
Total $34,875 $46,012 $52,396

UNDERGRADUATE 2016-17

Effective September 7, 2016.

Undergraduate tuition is based on 12 credit hours per semester + $100 International Student Special Services Fee

Undergraduate paying non-resident tuition Student Student + Spouse Student + Spouse + 1 Child**
Tuition $29,008 $29,008 $29,008
*Living expenses $15,388 $15,388 $15,388
Dependent $0 $5,000 $8,000
Other (health insurance, year) $2,185 $4,370 $8,132
Total $46,581 $53,766 $60,528

 

Undergraduate paying resident tuition Student Student + Spouse Student + Spouse + 1 Child**
Tuition $11,392 $11,392 $11,392
*Living expenses $15,388 $15,388 $15,388
Dependent $0 $5,000 $8,000
Other (health insurance) $2,185 $4,370 $8,132
Total $28,965 $36,150 $42,912

GRADUATE 2016-17

Effective September 7, 2016.

Graduate tuition is based on 9 credit hours per semester + $100 International Student Special Services Fee. Please refer to your award letter to determine how many semesters your UTD Award/Scholarship/Assistantship will cover.

Graduate paying non-resident tuition Student Student + Spouse Student + Spouse + 1 Child**
Tuition (two terms) $24,350 $24,350 $24,350
*Living expenses $15,590 $15,590 $15,590
Dependent $0 $5,000 $8,000
Other (health insurance, year) $2,185 $4,370 $8,132
Total $42,125 $49,310 $56,072

 

Graduate paying resident tuition for one semester Student Student + Spouse Student + Spouse + 1 Child**
Tuition (two terms) $18,484 $18,484 $18,484
*Living expenses $15,590 $15,590 $15,590
Dependent $0 $5,000 $8,000
Other (health insurance, year) $2,185 $4,370 $8,132
Total $36,259 $43,444 $50,206

 

Graduate paying resident tuition for two semesters Student Student + Spouse Student + Spouse + 1 Child**
Tuition (two terms) $12,618 $12,618 $12,618
*Living expenses $15,590 $15,590 $15,590
Dependent $0 $5,000 $8,000
Other (health insurance, year) $2,185 $4,370 $8,132
Total $30,393 $37,578 $44,340

 

Graduate paying resident tuition for Spring and Summer (summer 9hrs) Student Student + Spouse Student + Spouse + 1 Child**
Tuition (two terms) $24,793 $24,793 $24,793
*Living expenses $15,590 $15,590 $15,590
Dependent $0 $5,000 $8,000
Other (health insurance, year) $2,185 $4,370 $8,132
Total $42,568 $49,753 $56,515

 

Graduate paying resident tuition for  three semesters Student Student + Spouse Student + Spouse + 1 Child**
Tuition (two terms) $17,126 $17,126 $17,126
*Living expenses $15,590 $15,590 $15,590
Dependent $0 $5,000 $8,000
Other (health insurance, year) $2,185 $4,370 $8,132
Total $34,901 $42,086 $48,848

*Living expenses indicate only Fall and Spring

**Spouse and Children

Any student adding a spouse                    Add $5,000

Any student adding children                    Add $3,000 per child

Financial Aid and Scholarships

The following financial opportunities are available for international students studying at UT Dallas.

Graduate Teaching and Research Assistantships

For information on availability, eligibility criteria, and application procedures, contact your academic department directly.

Scholarships

  • All freshmen admitted to the University are automatically considered for the UT Dallas Academic Excellence Scholarship.
  • The Eugene McDermott Scholars Program is an undergraduate merit award with a separate application – see if you qualify to apply.
  • Find additional scholarships at Admission and Enrollment’s Scholarships page.
  • Outside scholarships may be found by searching any number of financial aid resources available on the web.

Internationally Focused Scholarships

Loan Programs

The UT Dallas Financial Aid office facilitates several loan programs available to international students.

On-Campus Jobs

All on-campus jobs are acquired through the UT Dallas Career Center. International students with F-1 status and a UT Dallas I-20 are permitted to work up to 20 hours per week if the job is on-campus.
We wish you the best in your pursuit of financial aid and scholarships.