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Texas State University

Cost of Attendance

Understanding how much it will cost per year is an important first step in determining how to pay for your education. Below you will find estimated costs for an average academic year (fall and spring semesters) at Texas State, and some of the factors that affect your specific cost like whether you’re a Texas resident or not. For more details on the cost of attendance or information about options to help you pay for school, visit Financial Aid and Scholarships.

Net Price Calculator

The Net Price Calculator allows you to obtain an estimate of your annual (fall and spring) financial aid awards as an entering freshman at Texas State.

Texas Resident

2021 – 2022 (9 month) Average Cost of Attendance*

Budget Item On Campus Off Campus With Parent
Budget Item
Tuition and Fees
On Campus
$11,860
Off Campus
$11,860
With Parent
$11,860
Budget Item
Books and Supplies
On Campus
$760
Off Campus
$760
With Parent
$760
Budget Item
Room and Board
On Campus
$10,930
Off Campus
$10,260
With Parent
$3,830
Budget Item
Personal and Misc.
On Campus
$2,170
Off Campus
$2,170
With Parent
$2,170
Budget Item
Travel
On Campus
$1,280
Off Campus
$1,950
With Parent
$3,560
Budget Item
Total
On Campus
$27,000
Off Campus
$27,000
With Parent
$22,190

*Based on 15 hours per semester.

Nonresident

2021 – 2022 (9 month) Average Cost of Attendance*

Budget Item On Campus Off Campus With Parent
Budget Item
Tuition and Fees
On Campus
$24,100
Off Campus
$24,100
With Parent
$24,100
Budget Item
Books and Supplies
On Campus
$760
Off Campus
$760
With Parent
$760
Budget Item
Room and Board
On Campus
$10,930
Off Campus
$10,260
With Parent
$3,830
Budget Item
Personal and Misc.
On Campus
$2,170
Off Campus
$2,170
With Parent
$2,170
Budget Item
Travel
On Campus
$1,280
Off Campus
$1,950
With Parent
$3,560
Budget Item
Total
On Campus
$39,240
Off Campus
$39,240
With Parent
$34,430

*Based on 15 hours per semester.

For a further breakdown of costs, please visit the Tuition & Fee Information webpage.

Not sure if you qualify as a Texas resident?

Learn about residency standards for tuition and exceptions.