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Undergraduate
(in-state)
$15,885
($5,210)
Graduate
(in-state)
$17,979
($7,850)
Books & Supplies $2,833
On-Campus Living Costs $13,340
Off-Campus Living Costs $13,764

Average Costs of Attendance at Texas Colleges

For academic year 2020-2021, the average costs of attendance (COA) is $32,059 when a student lives on campus and $32,482 when living off campus (based on out-of-state rates). The average undergraduate tuition & fees is $5,210 for Texas residents and $15,885 for others. The average graduate school tuition & fees is $7,850 for Texas residents and $17,979 for out of state students. The living costs besides the tuition & fees are reported as $13,340 when a student lives on campus and $13,764 when living off campus in average.
2020-2021 Average Cost of Attendance
Texas Colleges
Living On CampusLiving Off Campus
Total$21,384 (In-State)
$32,059 (Out-of-State)
$21,807 (In-State)
$32,482 (Out-of-State)
Tuition & Fees$5,210 (In-State)
$15,885 (Out-of-State)
$5,210 (In-State)
$15,885 (Out-of-State)
Books & Supplies$2,833$2,833
Living Costs$13,340$13,764
[Chart] Average Costs of Attendance - Texas Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2020-2021, the average undergraduate tuition & fees of Texas colleges and universities is $5,210 for in-state students and $15,885 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition rates are decreased by -1.61% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
Texas Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
In-State$5,542$5,782 $5,957$5,210
Out-Of-State$15,258$15,756 $16,146$15,885
[Chart] Undergraduate Tuition & Fees - Texas Colleges

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2020-2021, the average graduate tuition & fees of Texas colleges and universities is $7,850 for in-state students and $17,979 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition rates are increased by 3.03% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Graduate Tuition & Fees
Texas Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
In-State$7,081$7,244 $7,570$7,850
Out-Of-State$16,514$16,828 $17,450$17,979
[Chart] Graduate Tuition & Fees - Texas Colleges

Books & Supplies Costs

For academic year 2020-2021, the average books & supplies costs of Texas colleges and universities is $2,833. The books & supplies costs are increased by 110.35% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Books & Supplies Costs
Texas Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
Books & Supplies$1,335$1,358 $1,347$2,833
[Chart] Books & Supplies Costs - Texas Colleges

Average Living Costs

For academic year 2020-2021, the average living costs of Texas colleges and universities is $13,340 when a student lives on campus and $13,764 when living off campus. It includes the costs of room, board, and other expenses. The on-campus living costs are increased by 10.85% compared to the previous year. The off-campus living costs are increased by 7.67% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Living Costs
Texas Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
On-Campus$11,698$11,832 $12,035$13,340
Off-Campus$12,308$12,394 $12,784$13,764
[Chart] Living Costs - Texas Colleges