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Tuition and Fee Definitions

Where Your Fees Go Spring 2017

Other Fees

Electronic Course Fee: An electronic course fee of $50 per hour will be charged for courses taught via the internet or hybrid instructional method. 

Off Campus Fee:  All students enrolled in classes held at off campus locations are required to pay $30 per hour that will help defray the cost of services provided at these locations.     

  • On campus fees (Bus, Medical Svcs,  Rec Sports and Student Center fees) are waived for students enrolled exclusively in off campus or internet courses.
  • On campus fees (Bus, Rec Sports and Student Center fees) are waived for students enrolled exclusively in RRHEC courses.

Course Repeat Fee: In order to compensate for this loss of state funding, students attempting a course for the third or more time will be charged a course repeat fee of $408 per semester credit hour for each repeated course. For more information about this fee, please click here.  

Excessive Hours Tuition: Texas Education Code §54.014 specifies that resident undergraduate students may be subject to a higher tuition rate for attempting excessive hours at any public institution of higher education while classified as a resident student for tuition purposes. For more information about this fee, please click here.    

McCoy Graduate Program Fee:  A fee of $150 per credit hour enrolled will be charged to students admitted to the McCoy College of Business Administration graduate degree programs.

Late Payment Fee:  A late payment fee of $25 is charged for each installment payment paid after the due date.

Late Registration Fee: A late registration fee of $25 is charged during the late registration period prior to the first day of classes and $100 for registration during the first seven class days and $200 after the seventh day of class.

*Late Registration fees cannot be waived.

Orientation Fee:  All new freshman and transfer students are required to pay a $60 fee in their first semester that covers the cost of providing mandatory orientation sessions.     

Payment Plan Enrollment Fee:  A non-refundable fee of $30 is assessed to enroll in a payment plan (for handling & other processing). 

Returned Item Fee:  A fee of $30 is assessed for processing each returned check.         
International Students Operations Fee: International students with an immigration status of "F1" or J1" will be charged an international student operations fee in the amount of $60.00 for the maintenance of records, compliance with government regulations, and services for nonimmigrant students. For more information about this fee, please click here.

Lab Fees:  Lab fees are charged for courses with labs.  Please see individual course listings for lab fees.  

Fees for Auditing Courses:  Where auditing a course is permitted, all fees will be the same as if the course were taken for credit.

*Senior citizens, 65 or older, may audit courses without payment of a fee if space is available.  Registration is permitted just prior to the start of the semester. Please speak with the Tuition Adjustment Clerk, Student Business Services Office (JCK 188), before going on CatsWeb to register.

     Tuition and fees are subject to change by legislative or Board of Regents action and changes become effective on the date of enactment.