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UNT Tuition Information

In 2021, tuition for full-time students at University of North Texas was $8,643 a year for in-state students and $20,913 a year for out-of-state students.

On average, colleges raise tuition about 3% each year.

If this makes attending the college of your dreams sound impossible, remember, the total cost of tuition isn't necessarily what you will have to pay to attend a school. Many students pay a lot less than the sticker price after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are awarded. Plus, student loans can make thecost of college until after graduation.

Tuition for international students at University of North Texas is $20,913 per year.

Does UNT Offer In-State and Out-of-State Tuition?

University of North Texas is a public, state institution, so it offers a reduced tuition rate of $8,643 for in-state students who attend full-time. For students who are not considered Texas-residents, out-of-state tuition is $20,913 a year.

Public colleges and universities receive funding from the state government. These institutions offer reduced tuition for students who are residents of that state.

Choosing a college where you qualify for in-state status can cut the cost of college tuition. Be sure to verify your state's eligibility criteria for in-state residency. Every state has its own rules about what makes someone eligible for in-state tuition. In many states, students must have lived in the state for 12 months before starting school to qualify for in-state tuition. There may be other criteria too, depending on the state you and your parents currently reside in.

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Is UNT's Tuition Different for International Students?

UNT has the same tuition for international students as for those from out of state.

International students at University of North Texas can expect to pay around $20,913 per year, before any scholarships, grants or other financial aid.

Students from outside of the U.S. usually do not qualify for for federal financial aid, but may be eligible for private or UNT-specific grants, scholarships, and other funding opportunities..

UNT Room, Board and Other Costs

In addition to the cost of tuition, there are other costs associated with college, like room and board, facility fees, and books and supplies. Let's take a look at what impacts these costs, and what to expect at UNT.

House and Food Costs at UNT

Housing and campus dining at UNT is $10,158 a year. This covers the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, and a meal plan that enables you to eat in the school dining facilities.

Meal-plan costs may vary depending on how many meals are included in the plan you choose.

Cost of Books at UNT

The cost of books often surprises first-year college students. The real cost of books depends on the courses you take and the textbooks, computer programs, or other materials are required.. To save money, many students choose to use books from the library or buy books from students who have already taken the course.

Annual Fees

Most schools charge some yearly fees to offsets cost associated with maintaining facilties, like the computer labs and libraries, athletic facilities, and more. Full-time undergrads at UNT can expect to pay around $2,892 in fees every year they are enrolled.

There may be additional fees associated with participating in certain activities, like joining a fraternity or sorority, or participating in sports or other extracurriculars. Many schools offer ways for students with financial need to find ways to lower or eliminate these fees.

The Cost of Transportation at UNT

The total cost of getting around in college can really vary. Will you take a subway, car or an airplane to get to school?. Is on-campus parking free, or will you need to budget for parking? Is the campus walkable? Do you plan to bring a car or will you need to use public transportation? All of these factors can make a big difference in your estimated cost of transportation. Keeping in mind, first-year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

A school's location can impact the amount you'll have to spend just to get around. Small, rural schools may be easier to get around, but the cost of getting to campus may be higher. On the other hand transportation in an urban area is often expensive, but there may be more buses, trains and low-cost flight options to actually get to school. University of North Texasis in a suburban setting in Texas, near Dallas-Fort Worth.

Are There Any Other Costs Associated With College?

When creating a budget for college, don’t forget to leave some room in your budget for personal expenses, like going out to eat or see shows, furnishing your living space, and things like haircuts, clothes and, yes, even toilet paper and shampoo .

Now, let’s look at the breakdown of all expenses, to get a better estimate of the actual cost of attending UNT.

How Much Does UNT Cost?

2021 Total Tuition and Expenses
In-state Tuition $8,643
Out-of-State Tuition $20,913
Room and Board $10,158
Yearly Fees $2,892
Other expenses $1,616
Total Estimated Costs

Tuition and fees may vary depending on program, course level, location, and more.

Financial Aid at UNT

In 2021, 15,032 of the 32,694 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. UNT meets 54% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.

The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $14,035 a year. Around 59% of UNT undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. UNT graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $21,306 of student loan debt.

The average debt for each loan type varies.

Average Debt By Loan Type
Federal Loans $19,633
State Loans $21,825
UNT-Specific Loans $0
Private Loans $18,303
Most Common Loans for UNT Students
Federal Loans 58%
State loans 1%
Private loans 5%

Most students take out institutional or government loans, because they tend to have lower interest rates and more flexible repayment options than private loans. Loans from the federal government can be subsidized or unsubsidized. Subsidized loans do not accrue interest during school, while unsubsidized loans begin accruing interest at the time the loan is issued. If students do no qualify for enough federal loans to cover the cost of tuition, some take out private loans. Parents can also take out ParentPLUS loans, which are government loans for parents who are helping their children pay for college.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) helps colleges determine how much financial need students and their familes have, so they can offer a financial aid package that meets, or come close to meeting, their need. For more information on UNT financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.

Scholarships at UNT

Some students may receive grants and scholarships to help pay for college. Unlike loans, scholarships and grants do not have to be paid back.

In 2021, UNT awarded 10,834 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $157.9 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $12.26 million in merit-based scholarship money was awarded to students without demonstrated financial need.

University of North Texas Net Cost

The net price of college is the actual cost of attending a school for one year. Net cost is calculated by subtracting any scholarships, grants or other aid that does not need to be paid back from the total cost. Student loans are not part of the calculation, because they need to be repaid.

Now that we have a sense of the total estimated costs for UNT students, we can subtract the average financial aid package to find the estimated net cost. Net cost can vary depending on a students’ need and the financial aid award received.

When considering whether a school fits your budget, it is important to consider the estimated net cost, not just the sticker price of tuition. Often, schools with the highest tuition also offer the most generous aid packages, so estimate your net cost before eliminating a school because it does fit your budget.

The average amount of financial aid received by a full-time first year student with demonstrated need at UNT was $14,035 in 2021. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of UNT seem more manageable.

Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students
Net In-state, Off-campus $952
Out-of-State, On-Campus $22,544

What will attending UNT really cost you? The answer depends on several factors.

As of 2011, colleges are required to have a net price calculator on their website to help prospective students and their families understand the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the UNT's net cost calculator on their website.

UNT Tuition Payment Plans

Some students choose to use payment plans to make the cost of tuition fit more comfortably in their budget.

Students cannot pay tuition in installments. Contact the financial aid office to verify this and discuss options.

UNT Tuition Waivers

Schools sometimes waiver tuition for certain groups, to make attending more affordable. Some schools offer tuition waivers for faculty, staff, and their families , underrepresented students, or military students. Even if you qualify for a waiver, other expenses and fees are the responsibility of the student.

Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.

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UNT Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$22,693

In State

$34,963

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$8,643
$20,913
Fees
$2,892
$2,892
Housing
$10,158
$10,158
Books
$1,000
$1,000

UNT Financial Aid

Students Who Receive Need-Based Aid

41%

Average Financial Aid Package

$12,121

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

40,653

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

84%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$11,535

Out-of-State

$23,805

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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