Tuition & Fees

Effective Rates Fall 2019/Spring 2020

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 tuition and fees for each enrolled term, regardless of geographic location. Tuition rates are composed of Statutory Tuition and Designated Tuition, Per Texas Education Code § 54.051 and §54.0513, and Board Authorized Tuition, charged to all graduate students in addition to statutory and designated tuition at rates approved by the Board of Regents.

TuitionPer Credit-Hour
Undergraduate Resident $226.30
Undergraduate Non-Resident $648.30
Oklahoma Undergraduate Resident              $256.30
Graduate Resident $276.30
Graduate Non-Resident $698.30

Tuition rates vary by residency status and level of course. Courses beginning with 1 through 4 are charged at undergraduate rates and courses beginning with 5 or above are charged at the graduate rate. Programs below have tuition surcharges that are also assessed.                                 

Additional Tuition Surcharges per credit-hour
Biology courses $25.00
Communication Sciences courses $20.00 Graduate level only
Dental Hygiene courses $20.00
Education courses(EDUC only) $15.00
Fashion & Textiles courses $10.00
Health Studies courses $40.00
Library & Info Studies courses $10.00 Graduate level only
Music courses $35.00
Nursing courses $70.00 Undergrad level
  $75.00 Masters level
  $80.00 Doctoral level
Occupational Therapy courses  $30.00
Physical Therapy courses $30.00
College of Business courses   

$80.00 Graduate level

$20.00 Undergrad level

Social Work courses

$50.00 Graduate level

All students must pay mandatory fees for the completion of their academic program, regardless of their method of study or geographic location.

Mandatory FeesPer Credit-HourExplanation
Technology Fee $26.50 Assessed to help cover the cost of computer operations.
Library Use Fee $15.00 Assessed to support library operations on each campus.
Student Services Fee $35.71

Entitles students to a variety of services provided by University components including Career Services, Student Development, the Counseling Center,and Athletics. (Maximum Fee-$250.)

Program Fee Supports academic programs.
  • Undergraduate lower courses 
$8.00 Courses beginning with 1 or 2.
  • Undergraduate upper courses
$15.00 Courses beginning with 3 or 4.
  • Graduate courses
$25.00 Courses beginning with 5 or above.
Instructional Enhancement Fee Allows continuous improvement in course instruction and advising services.
  • Undergraduate courses
  • Graduate courses
Mandatory FeesPer SemesterExplanation 
Fitness & Recreation Fee* $73.00 Provides access to fitness and recreation centers on each campus.
Medical Services Fee*  $51.00  Provides medical services and programs to students
Publication Fee   $2.00  Used to defray the cost of University publications.
Student Center Fee*  $150.00 Supports maintenance of the student union areas on each campus.
Student ID Fee  $19.00 Supports student identification card system.
International Education Fee $3.00 Assists students participating in TWU international exchange and study programs.
Other Fees  
Add/Drop $10.00 Assessed for each schedule change after term begins.
Graduation Fee+ $40.00 Graduation services and printing/mailing of diploma.
Transcript Fee $10.00 Required for each requested official transcript.
Late Registration Fee $50.00 Assessed for registering after official start date of term.
Matriculation Fee+ $15.00 Assessed to all previously paid students who withdraw before the first day of term.
Int'l Student Services Fee $65.00 Per term fee required of all international students with an F1 or J1 visa status to offset the cost of specialized services provided to students including immigration advising, maintaining compliance with USCIS regulations, orientation and student programming.
Installment Plan Fee+  $25.00 Assessed to those students that choose a semester installment payment plan.
Bloodborne Pathogens Insurance*+ $50.00  Provides benefits in case of accidental exposure to bloodborne pathogens/infectious disease in health-related settings.
Liability Insurance*+ $16.00 Students enrolled in practicum courses or courses requiring clinical experience will be charged a fee for malpractice insurance.
Orientation Fee+ $200 Assessed to all new students entering as freshmen.
Application Fee+ Assessed to all students based on admission level to the university.
  • Undergraduate
$50.00 per application
  • Graduate 
$50.00 per application
  • Int'l Student
$75.00 per application

*indicates these fees are reduced and prorated for summer short terms.
+indicates non-refundable fees.

Archived Rates

Fall 2018 & Spring 2019 [pdf]

Fall 2017 & Spring 2018 [pdf]

Fall 2016 & Spring 2017 [pdf]

Fall 2015 & Spring 2016 [pdf]

Fall 2014 & Spring 2015 [pdf]

Page last updated 4:02 PM, February 27, 2019