Texas A&M Tuition and Required Fees

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

Graduate Tuition

A tuition calculator is provided on the SBS website to assist students in estimating their tuition and fee costs based on enrolled semester credit hours. Tuition and fee explanations can also be found at sbs.tamu.edu.

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. 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

The College Advancement fee is a required fee that is charged to graduate students per semester.  The College Advancement Fee amount will be added to the existing college wide program fee already charged for the college for Architecture and Bush School.  The College Advancement Fee replaces approximately 7200 course fees.

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 (equal to and in place of non-resident tuition) 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.  For more information regarding Distance Education Differential Tuition, please visit http://sbs.tamu.edu/accounts-billing/tuition-fees/schedule/#DIST_ED_DIFF.

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.

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 $75.00 per semester fee ($25 for a 5-week summer term and $75.00 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 Orientation Fee

This $35 fee is a one-time fee charged to cover the cost of orientation programming for international students during their first semester of enrollment.

International Student Services Fee

This $85 fee is required of all students who are not U.S. citizens or Lawful Permanent Residents to offset the cost of specialized services provided to these students from International Student Services, Center for Teaching Excellence - English Language Proficiency Program, and the Writing Center.

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 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 Student Recreation 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.

A tuition calculator is provided on the SBS website to assist students in estimating their tuition and fee costs based on enrolled semester credit hours. Tuition and fee explanations can also be found at www.sbs.tamu.edu.

Distance Education Administration Fee

This $30.00 per semester credit hour administrative fee is assessed to Non-Funded Out-of-State students taking distance education courses.

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.

Group Hospital Fee

The group hospital fee supports provision of medical services to students to access services at the academic locale.

Instructional Enhancement/ Equipment Fee

The Texas A&M Health Science Center charges an Instructional Enhancement Fee (IEF) at each of the colleges offering HSC academic programs.  The colleges have varying fee rates based on the IEF needs of the college.  This fee supports an array of educational activity enhancing academic programs at the college.   A few examples of enhancement expenditures are; software to enhance education, media, web-based instruction, tracking and evaluation tools, licensure fees, and integration of technology. 

Publication ASDA/ ADHA Fee 

This fee provides for students to receive a monthly publication, annual membership into the ASDA, ADA, or ADHA, and many leadership opportunities depending on the student’s academic program.

ID card (1 time flat rate)

This additional ID fee covers the College of Dentistry badge, which also serves an access card to secure locations of the dental school in addition to being an identification card.

Matriculation Fee (1 time flat rate)

This is a setup fee for first year dental students related to college specific file set up with the college.

Drug Testing Fee (1 time flat rate)

All dental students pay this fee to cover drug testing for students, and this is a one-time assessment.

Lab Fee

The University is required to assess and collect a laboratory fee not less than $2 nor more than $30.00 for each laboratory course to cover in general the cost of laboratory materials and supplies used by a student.

Medical Liability

Medical Liability Insurance is required by students interacting & treating patients.  This fee covers medical malpractice required for this type of activity.

Equipment Usage

This fee supports costs associated with instrument usage during the dental education.

Summer Clinic Fee (D3 and D4 only)

The Summer Clinic Fee is use to partly cover the cost of students working in the clinic, this fee is a flat fee and isn’t charged by the hour. (The students are scheduling and working on patients as part of their clinical training.)

Clinical Simulation Fee

Fee covers costs associated with Clinical Learning Resources Center to include specialized simulation technology, equipment, materials and supplies related to the operating of the simulation center. 

Gross Anatomy Fee (M1 Only)

Fee covers costs associated with Gross Anatomy lab to include lab materials, supplies, furnishings, software and equipment specific to gross anatomy

Professional Liability Fee 

Professional liability insurance coverage is required of all students who will be in clinical settings providing patient care. It is a mandatory requirement of all local facilities with which we have contracts for student clinical experiences.

Clinic Simulation Fee

Fee covers costs associated with Clinical Learning Resources Center to include specialized simulation technology, equipment, materials and supplies related to the operating of the simulation center.

Professional Activity Fee

The Professional Activity Fee supports various professional activities for pharmacy students such as participation in clinical partnerships enhancing experiential education, financial resources to ensure these clinical experiences meet pharmacy education expectations, support of student travel to professional meetings/conferences, and other professional activities.

Professional Development Fee

One-third of the pharmacy curriculum is experiential education, which consists of the Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences (IPPE) and the Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPE).  This fee supports clinical site payments for student rotations.  In addition to clinical site payments, the Professional development Fee supports service learning activities and other professional development services and programs.

Environmental Service Fee

This fee supports distribution, maintenance and pick up of recycle bins and materials from each building located on the Texas A&M University-Kingsville campus.  Only pharmacy students located at Kingsville are assessed this fee.

Career Services & Professional Services Fee 

This fee will support efficient and effective support services for professional career development services.  Various operational costs associated with provision of professional career development services.

Advising Services Fee 

This fee will provide advising support services for all graduate degree programs not provided by members of the faculty.  This fee includes, but is not limited to Graduate Studies, Professional School Advising, and Admission Services related to student enrollment.  Various operational costs associated with the delivery of services noted in programmatic justification.

Transportation Fee

This $70 per semester fee ($35 for a 5-week summer term and $70 for a 10-week summer semester) is assessed to provide unlimited fare-free access to all students to on-campus and off-campus services, and expanded service and revenue for a long-term bus replacement plan. In addition, revenue will pay for operating expenses and the enhancement of bus facilities on campus. Fee subject to change.