Paying for college

Becoming an engineering student at UNT is surprisingly affordable. Texas 
residents can take 15 undergraduate semester credit hours for two semesters for $8,717 in 
2012-13 ($19,247 for nonresidents), plus fees related to instruction. Room and board is $6,918.


The estimated cost for two semesters of 9 graduate semester credit hours is $6,702 for residents and $13,020 for non-residents (plus instructional fees).

By the numbers

Student researchers

About 78 percent of UNT students receive financial aid and scholarships totaling more than $320 million annually. This includes more than $36 million in scholarships. For best results, submit the Free 
Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) before UNT’s March 15 priority deadline. The application deadline for scholarships 
is March 1.

Making ends meet

If you find that you need a little help handling your personal finances, UNT’s award-winning Student Money Management Center provides workshops and confidential counseling 

Types of assistance

  • Grants — funds awarded based on need; no repayment 
  • Loans — funds that must be repaid at some point
  • Student employment — more than 3,000 jobs on campus and more than 8,500 off campus
  • Scholarships — funds awarded based on merit and/or need; no repayment required
  • Assistantships — fellowships and assistantships provide funding and scholarships for many graduate students

There are lots of ways to pay for college. 
Check out the Financial Aid website or our undergraduate viewbook.