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Annual Costs

Undergraduate Tuition

The University of Texas Pan American tuition is $6,119 per year for in-state residents. This is 13% cheaper than the national average public four year tuition of $7,056. The cost is 60% cheaper than the average Texas tuition of $15,399 for 4 year colleges. Tuition ranks 30th in Texas amongst 4 year colleges for affordability and is the 63rd most expensive 4 year college in the state. If attending from out-of-state, the tuition is $16,079 which represents a 163% premium.

The school charges an additional fees of $1,468 in addition to tuition bringing the total effective in-state tuition to $7,587.

Housing Costs

On campus room and board is provided by the school at a cost of $7,986 per academic year. Students electing to live off campus elsewhere in Edinburg should budget at least this amount.

Books and Supplies

The estimated annual cost for books and supplies is $1,210.

Other Living Expenses

If living on-campus, students should budget for $3,252 in additional living expenses. Off-campus students should budget for $4,242 in other miscellaneous living expenses.

Total Costs

The total tuition and living expense budget for in-state Texas residents to go to UT-Pan American is $20,035 for the 2017/2018 academic year. Out-of-state students who don't have Texas residence can expect a one year cost of $29,995.

Citation: Price data from the U.S. Department of Education's 2017-2018 and 2016-2017 IPEDS survey response for The University of Texas Pan American and represent reported costs for the 2016-2017 and 2015-2016 academic years.

Costs and Tuition for The University of Texas Pan American
Estimated Budgets
Texas Resident Total Budget $20,035
   In-State Tuition$6,119
   Other Fees$1,468
   Room and Board$7,986
   On-Campus Other Budget$3,252
   Books and Supplies$1,210
Non-Resident Total Budget $29,995
   Out-of-State Tuition$16,079
   Other Fees$1,468
   Room and Board$7,986
   On-Campus Other Budget$3,252
   Books and Supplies$1,210

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What it Really Costs

Depending on many factors including student and parent income and assets, the total cost of attendance may be less than the $20,035 published price if scholarship or grant aid is made available to you.

Net Price

The net out-of-pocket total cost you end up paying or financing though student loans is known as the net price. The reported UT-Pan American net price for in-state students is $3,006* for the 2014/2015 academic year. This net price includes housing and meal expenses.

Pell Grants and other Grant Aid

86% of The University of Texas Pan American students received grant aid in 2014/2015. The average total aid amount was $8,990. 71 percent of students received aid in the form of Pell Grants from the U.S. Federal Government. The average Pell Grant awarded for 2014/2015 was $4,823. To apply for a Pell Grant to attend The University of Texas Pan American, the first step is to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Net Price and Financial Aid for The University of Texas Pan American
Financial Aid Summary
Average Annual Net Price$3,006*
Percent of Students Receiving Grant Aid86%
Average Total Grant Aid$8,990
Percent of Students Receiving Pell Grants71%
Average Amount of Pell Grant Aid$4,823

Average Net Price for In-State Students by Family Income

The average net total cost of attendance for different levels of family income after federal, state or local government, institutional grant and scholarship aid are awarded. Data last published for the 2014/2015 academic year.

Family Income Avg. Net Price
$0 to $30,000$1,715
$30,001 to $48,000$2,425
$48,001 to $75,000$5,078
$75,001 to $110,000$9,988
$110,000+$10,711

Average Financial Aid Mix - $20,035 In-State Total Cost

CollegeCalc has estimated typical coverage of the annual in-state tuition and living expenses of $20,035. Breakdown is based on average grant aid and federal loan aid which will vary based on your family income.

54%
21%
25%

Grants and Scholarships

 54% - $8,990

Money granted to you by the U.S. Department of Education, The University of Texas Pan American or other organizations. These are not loans and do not need to be repaid.

Federal Loans

 21% - $3,563

Low interest student loans funded by the U.S. Department of Education. This amount will need to be repaid.

Out of Pocket

 25% -  $4,230

Covered by family savings, work or private student loans which you will have to repay.


*Reported Average Annual Net Price for in state students receiving grant or scholarship aid reported to the U.S. Department of Education's Academic Year 2014-2015 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Consult this school's net price calculator for further understanding of your potential net price.

Note that for colleges with no reported on-campus room and board, the average net price has been increased to account for living expenses. This number may not only reflect the net price paid to the school for tuition.

Tuition Comparison to Similar Public Colleges in the Region

School Cost vs. The University of Texas Pan American
Texas A & M University Corpus Christi20.1% less expensive
Texas A & M International University30.6% less expensive
The University of Texas at San Antonio13.3% less expensive
McNeese State University15.9% less expensive
Northwestern State University of Louisiana15.3% less expensive

Cost of a Degree

When considering ability to pay for college, the annual cost is often discussed but it's the "all in" multi-year degree cost which matters in the end. Let's take a look at what it could really cost for four years at The University of Texas Pan American.

Estimated 4 Year Cost at Published Tuition

At the current published rates, an estimated total tuition, fees and living expense price for a 4 year bachelor's degree at UT-Pan American is $80,140 for students graduating in normal time. This methodology for estimating the 4 year cost is a straight multiple of the most recent reported annual total cost and does not factor in tuition increases during the time you're in school. It also assumes you receive no grant or scholarship aid and pay the full list price.

If you end up on the "five year plan" and need an additional year to graduate, your five year cost could be as high as $100,175 or $0 using an average net price.

**Based on a 4 year multiple of Average Annual Net Price for in state students receiving grant or scholarship aid reported to the U.S. Department of Education's 2014-2015 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Consult this school's net price calculator for further understanding of your potential net price.

Other Costs

Estimated Cost Per Semester

Most colleges don't charge students on an annual basis but instead require payment semester by semester. If you ever need to take an additional semester of classes to complete you degree you shouldn't have to pay for a full academic year. These our estimated costs for a semester at The University of Texas Pan American.

Texas Resident Tuition Per Semester$3,060
Texas Resident Total Cost Per Semester$10,018
Non-Texas Resident Tuition Per Semester$8,040
Non-Texas Resident Total Cost Per Semester$14,998

Cost Per Credit Hour and Cost for a Class

Some schools offer the ability to take single classes by paying on a per credit hour basis. The reported price per credit hour and estimated cost for one class at The University of Texas Pan American are as follows. Per credit costs are for reference only as many schools will not allow students to pay by credit hour.

Cost per credit hour and per class at The University of Texas Pan American
Price per credit hour for Texas residents$367
Cost for one class for Texas residents (3 credit hours)$1,101
Price per credit hour for out of state residents$782
Cost for one class for out of state residents (3 credit hours)$2,346
Cost for one class for out of state residents (4 credit hours)$3,128

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Estimated Future Cost and Expected Tuition Increase

What will it cost to send your child to The University of Texas Pan American in the future? In the past four years, this school's published in-state tuition and fee total rose from $4,168 to $6,119. This amounts to an average annual price increase of 9.4%. Nationally, university tuition prices are rising around 5% per year. Looking out five, ten, fifteen or eighteen years, these are CollegeCalc's estimates how much you could expect to pay for a 4 year degree assuming tuition increases at the national average rate. Estimated future prices are based on the current in-state 4 year cost of $80,140.00. Use the college savings plan calculator below to perform a more comprehensive analysis on future costs and how much you will need to save for The University of Texas Pan American.

Annual4 Year Degree
Estimated Cost in 5 years for students enrolling in 2024$27,553$110,211
Estimated Cost in 10 years for students enrolling in 2029$35,165$140,661
Estimated Cost in 15 years for students enrolling in 2034 $44,881$179,522
Estimated Cost in 18 years for students enrolling in 2037 $51,955$207,820

Comparable Cost for Popular Majors

We've compared the out of state cost of the most popular undergraduate areas of study at The University of Texas Pan American to the national average for all other colleges offering the same major. Use this comparison to determine particular programs where this school offers value relative to other colleges.

Area of Study Graduates vs National Avg
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other Bachelor's Degree 292 28% cheaper
Rehabilitation Science Bachelor's Degree 152 3% costlier
Business Administration and Management, General Bachelor's Degree 127 13% cheaper
Accounting Bachelor's Degree 99 19% cheaper
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's Degree 99 16% cheaper
Kinesiology and Exercise Science Bachelor's Degree 95 22% cheaper
Finance, General Bachelor's Degree 89 19% cheaper
Social Work Bachelor's Degree 86 17% cheaper
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General Bachelor's Degree 57 17% cheaper
Fine/Studio Arts, General Bachelor's Degree 57 30% cheaper
Mechanical Engineering Bachelor's Degree 48 29% cheaper
Social Sciences, General Bachelor's Degree 44 22% cheaper
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Bachelor's Degree 36 29% cheaper
International Business/Trade/Commerce Bachelor's Degree 36 27% cheaper
Management Information Systems, General Bachelor's Degree 26 18% cheaper
Journalism Bachelor's Degree 24 22% cheaper
Computer Science Bachelor's Degree 22 29% cheaper
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General Bachelor's Degree 17 29% cheaper
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist Bachelor's Degree 17 16% cheaper
Sociology Bachelor's Degree 15 27% cheaper
Industrial Engineering Bachelor's Degree 14 26% cheaper
English Language and Literature, General Bachelor's Degree 12 25% cheaper
Psychology, General Bachelor's Degree 12 26% cheaper
Dietetics/Dietitian Bachelor's Degree 12 17% cheaper
Computer Engineering, General Bachelor's Degree 10 29% cheaper
Spanish Language and Literature Bachelor's Degree 8 30% cheaper
Health and Wellness, General Bachelor's Degree 8 17% cheaper
History, General Bachelor's Degree 6 27% cheaper
Physics, General Bachelor's Degree 6 32% cheaper
Dance, General Bachelor's Degree 6 34% cheaper
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration Bachelor's Degree 6 6% cheaper
Biology/Biological Sciences, General Bachelor's Degree 5 26% cheaper
Mathematics, General Bachelor's Degree 5 27% cheaper
Anthropology Bachelor's Degree 4 34% cheaper
Philosophy Bachelor's Degree 4 34% cheaper
Civil Engineering, General Bachelor's Degree 3 29% cheaper
Environmental Science Bachelor's Degree 2 30% cheaper
Political Science and Government, General Bachelor's Degree 2 28% cheaper
Marketing/Marketing Management, General Bachelor's Degree 2 18% cheaper
French Language and Literature Bachelor's Degree 2 35% cheaper
Economics, General Bachelor's Degree 2 33% cheaper
Business/Commerce, General Bachelor's Degree 1 21% cheaper
Speech Communication and Rhetoric Bachelor's Degree 1 24% cheaper
Music, General Bachelor's Degree 1 27% cheaper
General Studies Bachelor's Degree 1 12% cheaper
American/United States Studies/Civilization Bachelor's Degree 1 42% cheaper
Mass Communication/Media Studies Bachelor's Degree 1 21% cheaper
Chemistry, General Bachelor's Degree 1 28% cheaper
Computer and Information Sciences, General Bachelor's Degree 1 19% cheaper

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About The University of Texas Pan American

The University of Texas Pan American is a four year public college located in Edinburg, Texas.  Full time enrollment is 19,040 and part time is 8,520.

Students attending this school may pursue both undergraduate and graduate degrees.

Address
The University of Texas Pan American
1201 W University Dr
Edinburg, Texas
78539-2999

For Profit / Not For Profit Status

The University of Texas Pan American is a public not for profit institution. Public schools often represent the best value for your education dollar, especially when students qualify for in-state tuition.

The University of Texas Pan American cost and financial aid data source: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=227368 IPEDS survey data.