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UT Austin Tuition & Fees Report

Inexpensive In-State Tuition & Fees
Expensive Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

How Much Does The University of Texas at Austin Cost?

Learn the base cost of The University of Texas at Austin by getting details on in-state and out-of-state tuition and fees. Compare tuition and fees to nationwide and state averages to put those costs in context. You can jump to any of the following sections in our UT Austin cost report:

How Much Does UT Austin Charge for Tuition?

$11,752 In-State Tuition & Fees
$40,996 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

In 2020-2021, the average out-of-state tuition and fees at The University of Texas at Austin ran about $40,996 per year for students working on an undergraduate degree. Those who hail from the state of Texas get a discount and only needed to pay $11,752 per year.


These tuition and fees costs include one year of academic instruction, but do not cover room and board.

Keep in mind a lot of students have financial aid and scholarships that decrease the cost of college.

How much does The University of Texas at Austin cost for part-time students?

Go to the Cost Per Credit Hour page for details.

How Do UT Austin Tuition & Fees Compare to Other Schools?

The national out-of-state average for tuition and fees is $19,933 a year. At $40,996 a year, the average out-of-state tuition at The University of Texas at Austin was high when compared to the national average.

Average in-state tuition and fees for schools across the country is $16,784 a year for undergraduate students. In-state undergraduates at UT Austin pay about $11,752 a year, which is significantly less than the countrywide average.

If you want to know how UT Austin compares to other schools in the nation, in the region, and in the state, see the chart below.

Out-of-State Tuition & FeesExpensiveExpensiveExpensive
In-State Tuition & FeesInexpensiveAverageInexpensive

Note that a school may appear to be more expensive than another school when you look at tuition and fees alone, but it may actually be a better deal when you factor in financial aid packages. For more details on that, see: The University of Texas at Austin Financial Aid.

UT Austin Tuition & Fees Five Year Projection

3.48% In-State Tuition Increase
2.95% Out-of-State Tuition Increase
$53,024 Est. 4-Year Cost

With an average annual growth rate of 3.48% for the past five years, Texas residents could expect to pay $12,584 this year if the percentage growth remains the same.

If the in-state UT Austin tuition and fees growth rate stays consistent, two years of study could cost $25,606, and four years would cost $53,024.

For out-of-state students, tuition and fees have increased by about 2.95% in the past five years. This year, out-of-state students will be paying approximately $43,449 if the percentage increases stay the same.

For two years This means an estimated $88,179 for two years of out-of-state tuition and fees at UT Austin, and $181,633 for four years.

The following chart shows projected upcoming tuition and fees for undergraduates at UT Austin.


Factor Cost Increases Into Your Budget

Unless your school has advertised price freezes, it is likely the cost of tuition and fees will go up every year. Make sure you factor this into your budget.

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