Tuition and Fees
The charges shown in this schedule must be paid by all students registering for credit. The amount includes the following:
ADD/DROP FEE - A fee of $5.00 is assessed per transaction each time a change is made to the initial registration.
AUDIT FEE - A fee of $5.00 per audited course will be assessed to a student who is currently enrolled at the University. For a person who is not enrolled at the University a fee of $25.00 per course be assessed.
ART HISTORY MATERIALS FEE - A fee of $5.00 per course will be assessed to defray costs of slides and videos in art history art appreciation courses. (See above)
ATHLETIC TRAINING FEE - A fee of $30.00 per course will be assessed to defray costs of providing supplies and equipment for academic courses which provide instruction and practical experience in athletic training. (See above)
CATALOG FEE - A fee of $1.00 will be assessed to students who pick up the University catalog. A fee of $3.50 will be assessed to students that request a University catalog be mailed.
CERTIFICATION DEFICIENCY PLAN PREPARATION FEE - A fee of $20.00 is assessed to defray administrative costs of processing certification deficiency plans for those pursuing teacher certification.
COURSE FEES - A fee of $2.00-$30.00 per course will be assessed to defray the costs of materials. (See above)
DIPLOMA REPLACEMENT FEE - Diplomas are replaced at student's request, if the student has lost the diploma or if the student's name has changed. A fee of $25.00 will be assessed to a student requesting a replacement after one year. A fee of $5.00 is requested within one year of order.
DISSERTATION FEE - A fee of $55.00 will be assessed to defray costs of microfilming and mailing graduate dissertations.
DISTANCE EDUCATION FEE - A $25.00 per semester credit hour will be assessed to defray costs associated with providing distance learning facilities and support for students enrolling in distance learning classes or other off-campus course(s).
EMERGENCY LOAN PROCESSING FEE - A fee of $15.00 will be assessed to defray administrative costs incurred in processing and collecting emergency loan payments.
ENTERING STUDENT ADMINISTRATIVE FEE - To defray costs of service made available to new undergraduate students including student orientation, institutional placement testing, and testing to meet the TASP requirement:
New Transfer Students - $70.00
New International Students - $120.00
EQUIPMENT SUPPORT FOR ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING - A fee of $25.00 per semester to support cost pen laboratory operations for Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science.
FIELD TRIP FEE -To defray transportation and related costs associated with field trips. (See above)
GRADUATE SCHOOL ADMISSION APPLICATION FEE - A fee of $15.00 will be assessed to all non-international graduate students who apply for admission.
GRADUATE SCHOOL ADMISSION APPLICATION LATE FEE - a fee of $25.00 will be assessed to cover costs of processing late applications.
GRADUATION APPLICATION LATE FEE - A fee of $15.00 will assessed to all candidates for graduation who make application for graduation after the regular processing period has been completed. This fee is paid each time an application for degree is filed after the processing period deadline and under no circumstances is subject to refund. Veterans attending the University under an exemption defined elsewhere in this section are not exempt from payment this fee.
GRADUATION FEE - A fee of $25.00 is required of candidates for graduation. This fee must be paid each time an application for degree is filed and under no circumstances is subject to refund. Veterans attending the University under an exemption as defined elsewhere in this section are not exempt from payment of this fee.
HEALTH INSURANCE FEE - (A mandatory insurance required of international students holding nonimmigrant visas and living in the United States.) The amount assessed will match the University Texas System Student Insurance Plan premium.
IN ABSENTIA GRADUATION FEE - A fee of $25.00 per semester will be assessed to graduate students who have completed the degree requirements, including submission of the thesis or dissertation, after the semester deadline, but prior to registration for the following semester, and wish to register for the sole purpose of receiving the degree.
INSTALLMENT TUITION HANDLING FEE - A fee of $12.00 per academic term will be assessed to cover costs related to providing installment payment option.
INSTALLMENT TUITION DELINQUENCY FEE - A fee of $15.00 per delinquent payment will be assessed to defray costs of handling delinquent installment tuition payment.
INSTRUMENT USERS FEE - Music - A fee of $15.00 will be assessed to students per semester that wish to use musical instruments that are available through the Music Department.
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT APPLICATION FEE - A fee of $65.00 is assessed of all international students who apply for admission to UTEP. Applications not accompanied by a $65.00 check or money order, payable in U.S. funds, will not be considered. An individual who has applied, paid the fee, and been accepted but who does not enroll, will be considered for later admission only upon reapplication including payment of this fee again.
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SERVICE FEE - $20.00 per long semester and $10.00 per summer session. This fee is assessed to international students to defray the costs of operating the International Student Services' Office and supporting the programs that are unique to international students.
LATE ADMISSION APPLICATION FEE - A fee of $15.00 will be assessed to applicants that file after the scheduled deadlines to submit applications for admission to the University.
LATE REGISTRATION FEE - Any student who, with proper permission, registers after the appointed days for registering will be required to pay a special charge of $20.00 for the late telephone registration process, $30.00 for in-person late registration, and $50.00 on or after the first class day. The fee is to defray the cost of the extra services required to effect the late registration.
LIBRARY FEES - To cover costs associated with handling special items, damaged and/or overdue books, the library charges the following fees:
NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION FEE - A $17.50 to $35.00 fee will be assessed to all students who participate in the University's orientation program that is offered to all incoming Freshmen and new transfer students. The varying amount allows an option to students for a shortened orientation.
NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION LATE FEE - A $5.00 fee will be assessed each student registering after the deadline.
PHYSICAL EDUCATION COURSE FEES - A fee of $4.00 to $20.00 will be assessed to defray costs of the purchase of supplies and maintenance of equipment. (See above)
PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY INSURANCE FEE - A fee of $10.00-$80.00 will be assessed to defray costs of insurance for students working in clinical settings in courses in health science, nursing, speech-language pathology, and social work.
PSYCHOLOGY RESEARCH COURSE FEE - A fee of $10.00 to $60.00 will be assessed to all students enrolled in psychology research courses to defray costs of course supplies. (See above)
REGISTRATION FEE - A $5.00 per semester fee will be assessed each registering student to defray costs associated with technology services for telephone registration.
REINSTATEMENT FEE - A $30.00 fee will be assessed to cover costs related to reinstating an enrollment after students have been disenrolled for failure to meet University obligations.
RETURNED CHECK FEE - A fee of $25.00 per check will be assessed to students that issue payment to the University with a check that is returned to the University for insufficient funds.
SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING ENRICHMENT EXPERIENCE - A fee of $50.00 will be assessed to all incoming freshman and transfer students attending the enrichment experience in the College of Science and College of Engineering to defray costs associated with the enrichment program.
SOCIAL WORK HANDBOOK FEE - A $2.00 fee will be assessed to students in Social Work for a handbook required by the Council of Social Work Education
SPECIAL EXAMINATION FEE - A fee of $5.00 per examination is required of persons who wish to take an advanced standing examination, an examination to remove a condition, or an examination to be given at a time other than that for which it is regularly scheduled. Permission of the academic dean must be secured before payment is made.
STUDENT HOUSING DEPOSIT - A $75.00 deposit will be assessed to all students applying for Residence Hall housing. A Student Housing Deposit will be forfeited under any of the following conditions.
STUDENT IDENTIFICATION CARD REPLACEMENT FEE - A fee of $10.00 per card will be assessed students for reissuing a Student I.D. Card due to loss or destruction. Free I.D. Cards are issued to Freshman students and transfer students. Cards five (5) years or older are replaced free.
STUDENT TEACHING FEE - A fee of $50.00 will be assessed students approved for Student Teaching during the Fall and Spring semesters.
TEACHER CERTIFICATION CREDENTIALS FEE - A fee of $10.00 will be assessed to students enrolled in the Teacher Education Program who are having their academic credentials evaluated for meeting certification requirements set by the Texas Education Agency.
TEST FEE - Students requesting administration of graduate or undergraduate admission testing, professional certification testing, GED testing, or placement and credit testing will be assessed a fee ranging from $5.00 to $42.00 per test based on the test subscription costs.
TRANSCRIPT FEE - A fee of $2.00 will be assessed to students for an unofficial copy of their transcript. A fee of $5.00 will be assessed for an official copy. A fee of $7.00 will be assessed for an official copy with immediate processing.
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