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Annual Costs

Undergraduate Tuition

The University of Texas Pan American tuition is $6,345 per year for in-state residents. This is 12% cheaper than the national average public four year tuition of $7,203. The cost is 60% cheaper than the average Texas tuition of $15,819 for 4 year colleges. Tuition ranks 29th in Texas amongst 4 year colleges for affordability and is the 64th most expensive 4 year college in the state. If attending from out-of-state, the tuition is $16,305 which represents a 157% premium.

The school charges an additional fees of $1,468 in addition to tuition bringing the total effective in-state tuition to $7,813.

Housing Costs

On campus room and board is provided by the school at a cost of $8,124 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 $1,218.

Other Living Expenses

If living on-campus, students should budget for $3,316 in additional living expenses. Off-campus students should budget for $4,406 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 $20,471 for the 2018/2019 academic year. Out-of-state students who don't have Texas residence can expect a one year cost of $30,431.

Citation: Price data from the U.S. Department of Education's 2018-2019 and 2017-2018 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 $20,471
   In-State Tuition$6,345
   Other Fees$1,468
   Room and Board$8,124
   On-Campus Other Budget$3,316
   Books and Supplies$1,218
Non-Resident Total Budget $30,431
   Out-of-State Tuition$16,305
   Other Fees$1,468
   Room and Board$8,124
   On-Campus Other Budget$3,316
   Books and Supplies$1,218

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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 $20,471 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 $4,095* for the 2014/2015 academic year. This net price includes housing and meal expenses.

Pell Grants and other Grant Aid

87% of The University of Texas Pan American students received grant aid in 2014/2015. The average total aid amount was $9,398. 69 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 $5,023. 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$4,095*
Percent of Students Receiving Grant Aid87%
Average Total Grant Aid$9,398
Percent of Students Receiving Pell Grants69%
Average Amount of Pell Grant Aid$5,023

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$2,382
$30,001 to $48,000$3,144
$48,001 to $75,000$6,488
$75,001 to $110,000$10,904
$110,000+$12,467

Average Financial Aid Mix - $20,471 In-State Total Cost

CollegeCalc has estimated typical coverage of the annual in-state tuition and living expenses of $20,471. Breakdown is based on average grant aid and federal loan aid which will vary based on your family income.

55%
22%
23%

Grants and Scholarships

 55% - $9,398

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

 22% - $3,843

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

Out of Pocket

 23% -  $3,914

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 Christi25.6% less expensive
Texas Southern University17.2% more expensive
Prairie View A & M University7% more expensive
Lamar University6.8% less expensive
Angelo State University33.7% 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 $81,884 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 $102,355 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$3,172
Texas Resident Total Cost Per Semester$10,236
Non-Texas Resident Tuition Per Semester$8,152
Non-Texas Resident Total Cost Per Semester$15,216

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$376
Cost for one class for Texas residents (3 credit hours)$1,128
Price per credit hour for out of state residents$791
Cost for one class for out of state residents (3 credit hours)$2,373
Cost for one class for out of state residents (4 credit hours)$3,164

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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 $6,345. This amounts to an average annual price increase of 10.4%. 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 $81,884.00. 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 2025$28,152$112,610
Estimated Cost in 10 years for students enrolling in 2030$35,930$143,722
Estimated Cost in 15 years for students enrolling in 2035 $45,857$183,429
Estimated Cost in 18 years for students enrolling in 2038 $53,086$212,342

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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 20,372 and part time is 8,272. Learn more about getting accepted at The University of Texas Pan American at CollegeSimply.

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.