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Undergraduate Budget

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Breakdown: 2021–22 Academic Year

In State Out of State
Direct Costs
Tuition and Fees $13,244 $31,664
This is an estimate of what a student will spend on tuition and fees for the fall and spring semesters.
Room and Board $12,150 $12,150
This is an estimate of what a student will spend on housing and meals for the fall and spring semesters if they live in university housing. If the student lives off-campus, this item would be an estimate of cost and would not be billed by the university.
Indirect Costs
Books $1,598 $1,598
This is an estimate of what a student will spend on books for the fall and spring semesters.
Transportation $1,664 $1,664
This item is for budgeting purposes only and will not be billed to you.
Personal $4,002 $4,002
This item is for budgeting purposes only and will not be billed to you.

Student Loan Fees $20 $20
This is an estimate of what the average student spends in federal loan origination fee.
Total $32,678 $51,098

The budgets outlined here are estimated for the incoming freshman class each fall. Estimates are updated annually.

Indirect costs are not set UT costs. The numbers listed above are here to help you estimate a budget. Your family should also note there will be household savings when you leave home for college.

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Note: UT reserves the right to adjust tuition charges when deemed necessary. Official fees are set by the UT Board of Trustees in June/July of each year. Indirect costs will vary depending on your housing status.