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Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$21,640 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$9,790 tuition
$10,946 on campus room & board
$904 books
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$44,978 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$33,128 tuition
$10,946 on campus room & board
$904 books
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$4,112 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
66% of students receive aid
28% get federal aid ($5,367 avg)
36% get state aid ($4,096 avg)
46% get institn'l aid ($4,112 avg)
45% get loans ($6,109 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.12% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.48% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $9,097 54%
Federal Grant Aid $5,367 28%
Pell Grants $4,529 28%
Other Federal Grants $912 26%
Institution Grant Aid $4,112 46%
State Grant Aid $4,096 36%
Student Loans $6,109 45%
Federal Loans $5,033 43%
Other Loans $7,811 8%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 31
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does The University of Texas at Austin offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
405 W. 25th Street
Austin, TX 78712
(512) 475-7348
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $453
Out of State $1,497


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Kimberly from San Antonio, TX
  • Mar-12-2014 I am a current student here

    Definitely a fun college experience if you attend here. It's pricey for tuition and housing but if you have the money you should definitely consider. I haven't met anyone who has gone to UT and hasn't enjoyed it.

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  • 3
  • Emilia from Helotes, TX
  • Mar-09-2014 I am a current student here

    Included in the tuition UT students receive access to Gregory Gym, various tutoring options, free use of the bus system, and access to a lot of study space and resources.

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  • 5
  • Kristina from Austin, TX
  • Feb-26-2014 I am a current student here

    Austin in general is a very modern and energetic city. Combine that with a campus filled with innovative, creative people and you have a great school that gives you bang for your buck.

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  • 5
  • Marlli from Austin, TX
  • Feb-22-2014 I am a current student here

    It is definitely worth the money. I love the college and was actually shocked at the price. It was less expensive than I anticipated.

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  • 3
  • Sara from Austin, TX
  • Feb-07-2014 I am a current student here

    UT Austin has become a little overpriced in many aspects especially in the way of parking, random activity fees, and a more recent tuition hike that does not seem to benefit either the professors nor the students. Nonetheless, I will continue to pay the elevated tuition to go to this great university.

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