Tuition and Financial Aid

Other User Fees for Courses and Services

Students should note that, with the exception of the Application fee, all students will not pay all of the fees listed below. The tuition, fees, and deposits listed herein are subject to change by state law. Specific tuition and fees for each item can be found at

Application Fee: A nonrefundable application fee of $50.00 is required of all students applying for admission to The University of Texas at Dallas during the regular application period. If you submit your application after the application deadline but prior to the documentation deadline, the application fee is $125.00 in order to process your application for a decision in time to register for classes. An additional $50.00 international document evaluation fee is required for those who have educational documents from countries other than the United States. Please refer to the Enrollment Services website for application deadlines.

Audit Fee: Students at The University of Texas at Dallas may, with the approval of the instructor and of the Office of the Registrar, audit courses. Auditing grants only the privilege of hearing and observing and does not grant credit. When approval has been granted, the applicant pays a fee of $100.00 per course. A student may withdraw from an audit course, but the fee will not be refunded. Persons 65 or over are permitted to audit without paying a fee. They must, however, qualify otherwise (see “Auditing Courses” at, complete the audit form, and have the consent of the instructor. Audit registration is permitted only during the late registration period of each semester or term.

Change of Major Fee: There is a $50.00 fee for students changing majors more than two times in an academic year. (See “Change of Major,” located at

Comet Camp Fee: A $100.00 per student fee is required to defray the costs of materials, food, and field trip for freshmen who attend Comet Camp.

Curricular Practical Training Fee: A $100.00 per semester fee to assist in funding the administrative and clerical expenses required to review records and process the forms required by the Immigration and Naturalization Service to certify international students for placement in a practical training assignment.

Diploma Replacement or Duplicate Fee: A $10.00 fee is required to defray costs of preparing replacement or duplicate diplomas. An additional $25.00 will be charged to mail a diploma to a foreign address.

Distance Learning Fee: A fee per semester credit hour (SCH) to enroll in distance education courses offered over the Internet.  Resident and non-resident students taking courses offered by the School of Management are charged $80.00 per semester credit. Students enrolled in courses offered through the UT Telecampus by the School of Engineering and Computer Science are assessed $50.00 per semester credit hour. Students enrolled in Teacher Education Telecampus courses will be charged $25.00 per semester credit hour.

Field Trip Fee: This fee is assessed to cover the costs of transportation, food, and/or lodging associated with a field trip.  The amount of the fee varies depending on the destination and duration of the field trip. Every effort will be made to advise students of the field trip costs associated with a particular course at the time of registration, and the appropriate fee will be assessed at that time. Refund provisions do not apply to this fee.

Health Insurance Fee: A variable fee to pay the premium for the approved UT Dallas student health insurance plan is required for international students holding nonimmigrant visas. (Located at

In Absentia Fee: A student who registers in absentia shall pay a nonrefundable/nontransferable registration fee of $100.00. (See definition of in absentia at

Installment Payment Plan Fee: A $25.00 fee to cover the costs of providing a payment option for students in full term fall or spring semester courses. The plan is also available for students enrolled in the 12-week summer semester.

Installment Plan Late Fee: A late payment fee of $30.00 for delinquent payment will be assessed if the second or third tuition installment is not paid by the date it is due. In the event of non-payment, the total amount due shall accrue interest from the third payment deadline at the rate of ten percent (10%) per year until the note is paid in full.

Institutional Loan Delinquency Fee: A late charge of $30.00 per month ($90.00 maximum per note) will be assessed to students who do not repay their loans in accordance with the terms of the note.

Institutional Loan Origination Fee:  A loan origination/administration fee of 1% of the total loan balance will be assessed and must be paid by the due date.

International Student Special Services Fee: A $100.00 per semester fee for on-going review and certification of students with I-94 status in accord with federal regulations.

Late Course Add Fee: A $100.00 per course fee is assessed when a registered student adds a course after Census Day.

Late Graduation Fee: A $100.00 non-refundable, non-transferable fee is assessed when an approved application for graduation is received after the deadline.

Late Registration/Late Payment Fee:  A nonrefundable charge of $100.00 with additional increments of $50.00 based on the number of days past the regular registration/payment deadline is required to defray costs associated with extending registration times.

Library Fines and Charges:  Fines and fees for overdue library items are as follows:

Main Stacks


Maximum $30.00

Recalled Items


Maximum $50.00



Maximum $50.00


$1.00/day (1st 6 days late)

$25 processing fee + $7 late fee + replacement fee (7th day)

Maximum $7.00 (for 1st 6 days late)

Computer Passwords for: CD, FD, Community User and Digital Microfilms Workstations


Maximum $50.00

Laptops and Accessories


Maximum $50.00

Lost Items

* replacement cost of the item, a $25.00 processing fee, and any overdue fines

Copies of the fine schedule can be obtained at the McDermott Library Circulation/Reserve Desk. Individuals who fail to return overdue library materials may be subject to criminal action for theft.

Orientation Fees: An optional fee is assessed for orientations conducted by Student Life.

Freshman Orientation held before the start of the fall semester is $100.00. Transfer students or freshmen beginning in the spring or summer semester may attend an orientation for $25.00.

International students must attend an orientation conducted by Student Life and will be assessed a one-time fee of $50.00.

Parking Fees: A parking decal is required to park any motorized vehicle on campus. Any vehicle parked on campus that does not display a current parking decal will be subject to a parking citation. Decal fees may be found on the terms other fees schedule at Students may purchase the following decals at the Bursar Office:

Remote: Allows students to park in remote spaces only.

Green: Allows students to park in campus green spaces.

Gold: Allows students to park in campus gold or green spaces.

Evening Orange: Allows students to park in orange marked spaces after 5pm or gold and green spaces anytime.

Resident parking — A parking decal is required for all residents of the Waterview apartments.  The following options are available:

Full-year Resident Only: Allows students to park in Resident parking ONLY.

Resident Green: Allows students to park in Waterview parking or in green campus spaces.

Resident Gold: students to park in resident parking or in campus gold or green spaces.

Note: Only one decal may be sold per student residing in the on campus apartments or resident hall.

Parking decals are refundable on a prorated basis with the exception of the resident only decal.

The Dallas Area Rapid Transit System (DART) provides bus service to the campus from the Richardson transfer terminal. Contact DART for schedule information. Students are eligible for a free transit pass from DART which is available through the Comet Center, located on the second floor of the Student Union.

Recreational Sports Course Fees: A $25.00 per course fee will be assessed for each physical instruction course taken.

Recreational Sports Locker Rental Fee: A locker rental fee of $5.00 - $15.00 per semester for those who chose to rent a locker.

Recreational Sports Towel Service Fee: A towel service of $10.00 per semester for those who chose to use the towel service.

Reinstatement Fee (Prior to Census Day): After the payment deadline for each semester, all registration for which tuition and fee payments have not been received may be canceled. If a student requests that the courses be reinstated before Census Day, a $25.00 reinstatement fee will be charged in addition to the graduated late registration fee. No student will be reinstated into a class that has been closed.

Reinstatement Fee (After Census Day): A $300.00 fee will be charged, in addition to tuition and required fees, to enroll a student after Census Day.

Returned Check Fee: Students will be assessed a $25.00 fee for each returned check unless their bank provides written notification it was at fault. Students who write bad checks to the University for tuition and fees will have their registration canceled unless full payment is made by the census day listed in the Academic Calendar.

Student Documents/Records Fee: Students may obtain a copy of International Transcripts by making a written request to the Office of the Registrar and paying a fee of $5.00 per document copy at the Bursar’s Office. Processing of these requests for copies will generally take four to five work days. Students should be aware, however, that transcripts of other schools received by the University are used as working documents, frequently carry written marks and notations, and may not be considered viable transcripts by other agencies.

Student Identification Card Replacement Fee: A $25.00 fee is required to defray the costs of reissuing a student ID card.

Student Life Co-Curricular Activities Transcript Fee: A $10.00 per registrant fee to partially cover the costs of producing transcripts listing a student’s activities.

Student Teaching Supervisory Fee: A $250.00 per field experience fee is required to defray costs of providing University supervisors and travel for University supervisors of student teachers.

Supplemental Designated Tuition: A $40.00 per semester credit hour fee will be assessed for students enrolled in any Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Arts and Humanities ATEC courses, School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences graduate Speech Language or Audiology (COMD or AUD) courses, School of Social Sciences graduate Public Affairs (PA) courses, and School of Management undergraduate courses. A $60.00 per semester credit hour fee will be assessed for students enrolled in any School of Management graduate courses. These fees are assessed to defray the higher costs associated with instruction in these schools.

Universities Center at Dallas Fee: A $15.00 per semester credit hour fee is required to defray the costs of courses taken at the Universities Center at Dallas.