Tuition and Fees Descriptions

Title Description Amount
Statutory Tuition* Statutory tuition rates are set by the Texas Legislature. $50 for Residents per SCH; $80 for Border State per SCH.
Designated Tuition A mandatory tuition for operations of the University, scholarship set-asides and building upkeep and improvements. $108.70 per SCH + the adjusted inflation rate calculated based on your Guaranteed Tuition Plan
Differential Tuition Fee is assessed by semester credit hour to courses under the following College and/or Department and is used to enhance the academic programs under the College and/or Department. The College of Business, Engineering, and Technology charges $18 per SCH for all upper level undergraduate concentration courses and $45 per SCH for graduate level concentration courses in Energy Leadership, IT, SCM, and Accounting. The College of Arts and Sciences and Education charges $18 per SCH for all undergraduate Nursing (NURS prefix) courses. Varies by College/Department
Student Center Fee A mandatory fee for operation and maintenance of student centers. $ 3 per SCH
Recreation Sport Fee A mandatory fee to finance, construct, operate, maintain and improve recreational sports facilities and programs. $100 flat fee
Student Health Fee A mandatory fee to provide for mental health services and health education. $50 flat rate
Intercollegiate Athletic Fee A mandatory fee to initiate intercollegiate sports and build sports facilities. Varies per SCH
University Services Fee A mandatory fee to support various university programs/services including but not limited to records, traffic safety, technology, library, advising, international education, supplemental instruction, and student support. Varies per SCH (
Student Endowed Scholarship Fee The student-endowed-scholarship fee is a mandatory fee to fund a student-endowed scholarship. $2 per SCH
Laboratory and Materials Fee The laboratory and materials fee is up to $30.00 per course. This fee applies to some courses for materials and lab usage. Varies by lab course
Admissions Application Fee A mandatory fee for application processing. $30 for U.S. applicants. $50 for International applicants.
Web and Distance Education Fee Fee that the university will add to all web-based courses, web-enhanced courses, and face-to-face courses the instructor does not teach in the Texarkana city limits or at Northeast Texas Community College (NTCC) and to TTVN courses the instructor does not teach nor does the student receive in Texarkana or at NTCC. $30 per SCH
SOAR New Student Orientation mandatory fee for all freshman and transfer students. This fee is a one-time-fee. $125.00
Graduation Fee This fee applies to those students that apply for graduation each semester. $40.00
Transcript/Digital Diploma Fee A fee that applies to the electronic delivery of of an official transcript and/or digital diploma $4.25-$6.75

* Students enrolled in graduate level courses will pay an additional $20.00 per semester credit hour in tuition.