How much does it cost?
The 2012-13 costs for an undergraduate student enrolled in 15 semester credit hours for the fall and spring semester are:
- Tuition and fees: $8,717 (out-of-state students: $19,247)
- Residence hall room and board: $6,918 (Rates are subject to change.)
You can estimate that books and supplies will cost $1,250 per year, but this varies by major. Many students save money by purchasing used textbooks and selling them back at the end of the semester.
Textbook rental is a relatively new and affordable option for your student. The UNT Bookstore offers a rental option for many textbooks, but not all.
Applying for financial aid
The best time to apply for financial aid is in January or February of that enrollment year for example, apply January 2013 if your child is going to enroll at UNT in Fall 2013. That may sound early, but this gives you the best start possible. We recommend applying early to ensure plenty of time for application processing and to receive first consideration of awards. Your child should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. UNT’s financial aid priority deadline is March 31.
Your child may apply for scholarships funded by the university, specific academic departments, alumni and staff members. Merit-based, need-based and athletic-based scholarships are usually available. Some of UNT’s scholarship opportunities include:
Encouraging your child to take 15 hours or more each semester under UNT’s Timely Graduation Tuition Program can lead to big savings over time and ensure that your child graduates on time. The plan allows all full-time undergraduate students to pay about the same tuition and fee rate regardless of how many hours they take. This helps students graduate earlier and earn more money sooner.