Tuition & Fees
Tuition rates and all fees are subject to change at any time by action of the Board of Regents or of the Texas Legislature. All students must pay requisite tuition and fees for each enrolled term, regardless of the method of study or geographic location, for the completion of their academic program.
Tuition rates are composed of the following components:
Statutory Tuition and Designated Tuition – Per Texas Education Code § 54.051 and §54.0513.
Board Authorized Tuition – charged to all graduate students in addition to statutory and designated tuition at rates approved by the Board of Regents.
Resident undergraduate - $180.20 (eff. Summer 2013) per semester hour
(Includes $50 statutory and $130.20 designated tuition)
Resident graduate - $225.20 (eff. Fall 2013) per semester hour
($50 statutory tuition; $130.20 designated tuition; $45 board authorized graduate tuition surcharge per semester credit hour)
Non-resident undergraduate - $534.20 per semester hour
($404 statutory non-resident tuition; $130.20 designated tuition per semester hour)
Non-resident graduate - $579.20 (eff. Fall 2013) per semester hour
($404 statutory non-resident tuition; $130.20 designated tuition; $45 board authorized tuition per semester credit hour)
Oklahoma Residents (qualified undergraduate only) – $210.20 per semester credit hour
($80 approved Oklahoma tuition rate; $130.20 designated tuition, per semester credit hour)
NOTE: Requires the submission of two forms of proof of Oklahoma residency. Contact the Registrar for details.
Additional designated tuition surcharges per semester credit hour (sch) will be assessed to the following disciplines:
$10/sch - Communication Sciences (COMS 5000 level)
$20/sch - Dental Hygiene (DH-all)
$10/sch - Fashion & Textiles (FT-all)
$40/sch - Health Studies – (HS-all)
$10/sch - Library & Information Studies (LS 5000-6000 level)
$35/sch - Nursing- (NURS-all)
$ 5/sch - Occupational Therapy (OT-all)
$40/sch - School of Management (BUS & HSM 5000 level)
Students repeating a course for the third time or more will be assessed the non-resident tuition rate for those hours. Billing will be assessed after the 12th class day of any long semester and after the 4th class day of any short semester. Refer to the Policy on Repeating Courses for more details.
Non-resident students awarded a TWU competitive scholarship - $1,000.00 or more may pay the in-state tuition rate.
Non-resident students receiving research assistantships - If employed at least half-time in a position which relates to their degree program may pay the in-state tuition rate. (Consult the Graduate School for details.)
Final thesis or dissertation credit hours - Resident students may pay a sum proportionately less than published rates. (Consult the Graduate School for details.)
Concurrent Enrollment – Students enrolled at TWU and another state university or junior college should consult with the Registrar prior to enrollment at either institution.
High School Advantage – Students enrolled in high school and at TWU pay $50 per semester credit hour. (Consult with Admissions for details.)
Tuition for Excess Hours - Undergraduate and graduate students who exceed the allowable limit for completion of their degree program will be charged additional tuition as allowed by the Texas Higher Education Board. For details, see the Tuition for Excess Hours page.
Explanation of Fees - (Subject to change at any time by action of the Board of Regents or of the Texas Legislature). Fees support TWU departments and services available to all students. All students must pay requisite fees, regardless of their method of study or geographic location, for the completion of their academic program.
Computer Fee – $16/sch – For University computer and technology operations.
Fitness and Recreation Fee – Supports fitness and recreation centers on each campus.
$73.00 - fall, spring or summer long terms
$18.25 - mini terms
$36.50 - summer terms
$24.33 - fall or spring short terms for special programs
Instructional Enhancement Fee--Assessed per semester credit hour and according to course level as follows to ensure continuous improvement in the quality of course instruction and ensure that students have access to and benefit from outstanding advising services. (Rates effective Fall 2013)
$5/sch - Undergraduate
$9/sch - Graduate
International Orientation Fee – $50 - Non-Refundable - Charged to all new international students.
International Education Fee – Used to assist students participating in TWU international exchange and study programs.
$3.00 – per term
$1.00 – fall or spring short terms for special programs
International Student Services Fee - Charged to international students to offset the cost of specialized services including immigration advising, maintaining compliance with USCIS regulations, orientation and student programming.
$65.00 - fall, spring or summer long terms
$16.25 - mini terms
$32.50 - summer terms
$21.67 - fall or spring short terms for special programs
Library Use Fee – $9/sch - Assessed per semester credit hour to support Library operations.
Medical Services Fee – Used to provide medical services to students at the University.
$43.00 - fall, spring or summer long terms
$10.75 - mini terms
$21.50 - summer terms
$14.34 - fall or spring short terms for special programs
New Student Orientation Fee – $125 – Non-Refundable - Charged to all new students with less than 13 credit hours for orientation, Pioneer Camp and various assessment tools.
Program Fee - Assessed per semester credit hour and according to course level as follows to support academic programs:
$ 8/sch - lower-level undergraduate program fee (1000 & 2000 level courses)
$15/sch - upper-level undergraduate program fee (3000 & 4000 level courses)
$25/sch - graduate-level program fee (5000 & 6000 level courses)
Publication Fee - Assessed to defray the cost of University publications.
$2.00 - per term
$ .67 - fall or spring short terms for special programs
Student ID Fee – Non-Refundable - Covers the cost of the student identification card system.
$11.00 - per term
$10.00 - replacement fee for lost, stolen, or discarded cards
$ 3.67 - fall or spring short terms for special programs
Student Services Fee - Entitles students to a variety of services provided by University components or via contract from an outside provider.
$29.04/sch - $232.32 maximum – fall or spring long and any summer terms
$29.04/sch - $58.08 maximum - mini terms
$25.81/sch - $154.86 maximum - fall or spring short terms for special programs
Student Union Fee – Finances the Student Union on each campus.
$35.00 - fall, spring or summer long semesters
$ 8.75 - mini terms
$17.50 - summer terms
$11.67 - fall or spring short terms for special programs
Transcript Fee - $10.00 per copy - Non-Refundable - Charged for each copy of an official transcript.
Other Related Fees and Costs
Admission Application Fee – Non-refundable - Assessed to all students applying for Admission to TWU.
$50 – Undergraduate or Graduate
$75 - International
Drop/Add Fee – $10 per change - Non-Refundable - An administrative processing fee per student initiated schedule changes (drop or add) that follows the first official class day of the term.
NOTE: Tuition and fees will increase with the addition of semester credit hours.
Dropping courses or withdrawing from the University does not relieve a student of their financial obligation to the University for any unpaid charges (including financial aid adjustments) incurred for the related semester or term. The University will submit for collection any delinquent balance and an additional 30% will be added to the balance for collection charges.
Graduate without Certification Processing Fee
$50 - Non-Refundable
Graduation Application Fee
$40 – Non-Refundable - Charged for diploma printing and mailing.
Housing and Meal Services – TWU Housing Website
Late Registration Fee - $50 - Non-Refundable - Assessed to students who register and pay after early registration deadlines.
Liability Insurance – Non-refundable - Charged to students enrolled in practicum courses or courses requiring clinical experience.
$18.13 - Academic Year (Non-Practitioner)
$12.00 - Spring - Summer (Non-Practitioner)
$ 5.00 - Summer Only (Non-Practitioner)
$76.25 - Academic Year (Practitioner)
$47.00 - Spring - Summer (Practitioner)
$19.00 - Summer Only (Practitioner)
Matriculation Fee - $15.00 – Non-refundable – Charged to previously paid students who withdraw from the University before the first class day.
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