The University of Texas at Austin

UT Austin Tuition & Fees Report

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?

$11,448 In-State Tuition & Fees
$40,032 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

In 2019-2020, the average out-of-state tuition and fees at The University of Texas at Austin ran about $40,032 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 $11,448 per year.

Tuition Fees Total
Out-of-State $40,032 $0 $40,032
In-State $11,448 $0 $11,448

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 $19,609 a year. The University of Texas at Austin is fairly expensive when compared to other schools across the United States. It's yearly out-of-state tuition and fees costs for undergrads is $40,032.

Undergraduates who attend school in the same state they live in pay around $16,509 in yearly tuition and fees. Undergraduates who hail from Texas pay an average of $11,448 a year to attend UT Austin, making the school a bargain if you only consider tuition and fees alone.

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.

Nationwide Southwest Texas
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees Expensive Expensive Expensive
In-State Tuition & Fees Inexpensive Average Inexpensive

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

3.27% In-State Tuition Increase
2.90% Out-of-State Tuition Increase
$51,290 Est. 4-Year Cost

In-state UT Austin tuition and fees grew with an average annual rate of 3.27% over the past five years. Texas residents may pay an estimated $12,210 this school year.

At this rate, we estimate the total cost of in-state tuition and fees for two years at UT Austin to be $24,819, and $51,290 for four years.

During the same time period, tuition and fees for out-of-state students have increased by 2.90%. Out-of-state students will be charged approximately $42,391 in this academic year if the costs keep going up at the same rate.

This would result in a total cost of $86,012 for two years and $177,093 for four years.

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


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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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