Texas A&M Tuition and Required Fees

All rates are the most current available at the time of printing and are subject to change.

Tuition—Residents of Texas

A resident student pays $257.64 per semester credit hour (includes state minimum and designated tuition).

Tuition—Nonresident and International

A non-resident and international student pays $681.36 per semester credit hour (includes state minimum and designated tuition).

Nonresident Tuition Exemption

If you have any questions concerning your eligibility for exemption from non-resident tuition, you may contact the Student Business Services at (979) 847-3337 or your department.

University Advancement Fee

The University Advancement Fee is a required fee charged to all Texas A&M University students. It is assessed at a rate of $242.44 for the first hour plus $85.69 per additional hour.) The University Advancement fee funds services such as advising, the Career Center, Writing Center, technology and libraries as well as administrative services such as ID services, the campus bus system, billing and refunds, access for students to discounted software and many of the services provided through the Division of Student Affairs.

College Advancement Fee

College/Department Rate
VM-DVM (V1-V3)$111.46
VM-DVM (V4)$222.92

Distance Education Administration Fee

This $30 per semester credit hour administrative fee is assessed to Non-Funded Out-of-State students taking distance education courses.

Distance Education Tuition & Fees

A student registering for distance education courses will be assessed Distance Education Differential Tuition per hour based on the course(s) being taken. Each course has a different Distance Education Differential Tuition based on the fees associated with that program. An administrative fee of $30 per hour and a Distance Education Teaching Fee of $681.36 per hour are assessed for those non-resident students taking distance education courses outside the State of Texas.

Distance Education Differential Tuition

The rate to be charged for distance education courses will range from a minimum of $40/SCH to a maximum of $550/SCH. Each academic department will have an individual rate that will be approved annually by the President of Texas A&M University. The following are the initial rates (only departments above the $40 minimum rate are listed):

College/Department Rate
Agricultural Economics$200
Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communications$199
Animal Science$225
Biological and Agricultural Engineering$300
Ecosystem Science and Management$60
Poultry Science$181
Soil and Crop Sciences$41
Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences$200
Nutrition and Food Science$200
Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences$262
Plant Pathology and Microbiology$300
Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning – Undergraduate$150
Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning – Graduate$320
Architecture ARCH$250
Construction Science$250
Educational Administration and Human Resource Development$133
Educational Psychology$153
Health and Kinesiology$144
Teaching, Learning and Culture$137
Aerospace Engineering$540
Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution$540
Civil Engineering$540
College of Engineering CLEN$540
Engineering ENGR$540
Industrial and Systems Engineering$540
Mechanical Engineering$540
Petroleum Engineering$540
Safety Engineering$540
Electrical and Computer Engineering$540
Material Science and Engineering$540
Bush School
Bush School$503
Statistics (UG)$69
Statistics (Grad)$150

Field Trip Fees

Field trip fees are assessed to cover the cost of providing trips and vary depending on the course taken and expected expenses.

Health Center Fee

There is a $72.50 per semester fee ($25 for a 5-week summer term and $72.50 for a 10-week summer term) that is included in tuition and fees for students intended to support operations of the Student Health Center. This allows the Health Center's fee schedule to be as low as possible. Students pay a visit fee each time they access care, and there are charges for on-site medical tests, procedures, medications and ancillary services. 

Identification Card (Aggie Card) Fee

Every student is required to have a student ID card. An ID card is permanent and a student is responsible for maintaining a working ID throughout his/her career at the University. The Aggie Card is used for residence hall access, registration, fee collection, financial aid disbursement, dining halls, athletic event and recreational sports admittance and library privileges. Replacement ID cards are $12.

A student who loses his/her IDs should report the loss immediately online at https://myaggiecard.tamu.edu/ and deactivate the card or contact:

Student Business Services
Aggie Card Office
General Services Complex
(979) 845-4661
24 hours a day, seven days a week

International Student Fee

This $46 fee is required of all students who are not U.S. citizens or who are not U.S. lawful permanent residents to offset the cost of specialized services International Student Services provides to these students, such as immigration advising, certificate of eligibility document issuance (I-20/DS-2019), verification and monitoring of legal status, status changes, extensions of social/academic adjustment, administration of special scholarships and programs for these students.

International Orientation Fee

This $35 fee is a one-time charge to all students who are not U.S. citizens or who are not U.S. lawful permanent residents to offset the cost of orientation programming. Designed especially for international students, this orientation does not duplicate other graduate student orientation programs.

Laboratory Fees

The University is required to assess and collect a laboratory fee not to exceed $30 for each laboratory course to cover in general the cost of laboratory materials and supplies used by a student.

Late Penalties

A student who fails to pay fees and installments when due is assessed a $25 late payment fee for each payment or installment paid late.

Late Registration/Add Penalties

  • A student who registers on or after the first day of classes, but before the 13th day of classes is assessed a $100 late registration fee.
  • A student who registers after the 12th class day is assessed a $200 late registration penalty.
  • A student who adds classes after the 12th class day that result in a net increase in hours enrolled is assessed a $50 late add fee.

Recreational Sports Fee

This $106.00 per semester fee ($53 for a 5-week summer term and $106 for a 10-week summer semester) is assessed to all students attending the University for use of the recreational sports center.

Reinstatement Fee

A student who fails to pay all fees by the last day of the semester will be administratively withdrawn from the University and charged a $50 reinstatement fee.

Student Center Complex Fee

This $100 fee ($50 for a 5-week summer term and $100 for a 10-week summer semester) is required of all students for operating, maintaining, improving and equipping the Student Center Complex.

HSC Tuition and Required Fees

Texas A&M University Health Science Center tuition and fees are approved by The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents within guidelines established by the Texas Legislature. Fees are subject to change by the Board of Regents.

See the current cost of attendance (including tuition and fees) at http://tamhsc.edu/education/student/cost-of-attendance-tables-2014-2015/index.html.

Additional information regarding the HSC Student Business Services Office and its services may be found online at http://tamhsc.edu/education/student/index.html.

HSC Student Business Services may be reached at 979-847-3337 or at sbs@tamu.edu.