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UTSA Tuition & Cost

San Antonio, Texas

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Texas Resident Sticker Price
$20,878
In State Costs for The University of Texas at San Antonio
Fee Cost
Tuition$5,724
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$2,842
Room and Board $8,676
Other Expenses Budget$2,636
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$32,884
Out of State Costs for The University of Texas at San Antonio
Fee Cost
Tuition$17,730
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$2,842
Room and Board $8,676
Other Expenses Budget$2,636

Residents of Texas pay an annual total price of $20,878 to attend The University of Texas at San Antonio on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $5,724 for tuition, $8,676 room and board, $1,000 for books and supplies and $2,842 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $32,884 which is 57.5% higher than Texas residents. The tuition charge is $17,730 while room and board is $8,676, books and supplies are $1,000 and other fees come in at $2,842.

All price data is sourced from the 2020/2021 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend The University of Texas at San Antonio when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
$10,934
Net Price by Income The University of Texas at San Antonio
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$6,830
$30,001 to $48,000$7,576
$48,001 to $75,000$10,316
$75,001 to $110,000$15,845
$110,000+$17,722

The average reported annual net price for The University of Texas at San Antonio for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $10,934 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Costs for Similar Colleges

Financial Aid

83% of full-time undergrad The University of Texas at San Antonio received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $7,984 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 49% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,125 and 5% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $11,303.

Finanical Aid The University of Texas at San Antonio
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $7,984 83%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $2,784 49%
Pell Grants $4,938 46%
Other Federal Grants $1,058 35%
State and Local Grants $4,941 41%
Federal Student Loans $5,125 49%
Other Student Loans $11,303 5%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to The University of Texas at San Antonio, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $36,520. The loan balance of $36,520 is a four year multiple of the $9,130 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $348 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $36,520
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $348.44
Total Interest Paid $5,292.93
Sum of All Loan Payments $41,812.93

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$83,512
Year Texas Residents Non Residents
1 $20,878 $32,884
2 $21,696 $34,173
3 $22,547 $35,512
4 $23,431 $36,904

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at The University of Texas at San Antonio to be $83,512 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 3.9% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at The University of Texas at San Antonio
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Texas Residents $239 $717 $956
Out of State Residents $739 $2,217 $2,956

Estimated cost for a class at The University of Texas at San Antonio based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at The University of Texas at San Antonio versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

The University of Texas at San Antonio Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan Yes
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=229027 IPEDS survey data for The University of Texas at San Antonio.