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Cost of Attendance

The cost of attendance (COA) is an estimate of what it costs the typical student to attend Texas A&M University. Your COA covers both your college tuition and  basic living expenses too. When comparing financial aid packages from other schools, make sure you are comparing the total cost of attending that school, not just the total financial aid awarded. It is important for you to budget and make wise decisions regarding how to utilize the financial aid funds you receive. Students are not allowed to receive aid that exceeds their COA.

The figures below outline the estimated cost of attendance for Undergraduate students at Texas A&M University. Detailed information regarding tuition & fees at Texas A&M University is available from Student Business Services. Tuition and fees vary by college and tuition rate code.
Estimated Cost of Attendance for College Station Undergraduate Students
2018 - College Station Undergraduate Summer
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  Resident* Resident at home
with Parents*
Non-Resident*
Tuition & Fees $2,321 $2,321 $7,629
Loan Fees 32 32 32
Housing & Meals 3,456 1,542 3,456
Books & Supplies 352 352 352
Travel 761 761 940
Personal Expenses 1,158 1,158 1,158
Total $8,080 $6,166 $13,567
*Amounts are based on 6 credit hours per semester at Texas A&M University.
2018-2019 - College Station Undergraduate Fall and Spring
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  Resident* Resident at home
with Parents*
Non-Resident*
Tuition & Fees $10,252 $10,252 $36,442
Loan Fees 64 64 64
Housing & Meals 10,436 4,482 10,436
Books & Supplies 1,222 1,222 1,222
Travel 2,396 2,396 2,912
Personal Expenses 3,518 3,518 3,518
Total $27,888 $21,934 $54,594
*Amounts are based on 15 credit hours per semester at Texas A&M University. 
The figures below outline the estimated cost of attendance for Undergraduate students at Texas A&M University. Detailed information regarding tuition & fees at Texas A&M University is available from Student Business Services. Tuition and fees vary by college and tuition rate code. Federal, state and institutional aid cannot exceed this cost.
Estimated Cost of Attendance for Galveston Undergraduate Students
2018- Galveston Undergraduate Summer
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  Resident* Resident at home
with Parents*
Non-Resident*
Tuition & Fees $2,309 $2,309 $5,151
Loan Fees 32 32 32
Housing & Meals 4,389 2,004 4,389
Housing & Meals 352 352 352
Travel 982 982 1,279
Personal Expenses 865 865 865
Total $8,929 $6,544 $12,068
*Amounts are based on 6 credit hours per semester at Texas A&M University.
2018-2019 - Galveston Undergraduate Fall and Spring
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  Resident* Resident at home
with Parents*
Non-Resident*
Tuition & Fees $11,542 $11,542 $31,732
Loan Fees 64 64 64
Housing & Meals 13,168 6,012 13,168
Books & Supplies 1,222 1,222 1,222
Travel 2,768 2,768 3,284
Personal Expenses 2,648 2,648 2,648
Total $31,412 $24,256 $52,118
*Amounts are based on 15 credit hours per semester at Texas A&M University.
The figures below outline the estimated cost of attendance for Dental Hygiene Undergraduate students at Texas A&M University. Detailed information regarding tuition & fees at Texas A&M University is available from Student Business Services. Tuition and fees vary by college and tuition rate code. Federal, state and institutional aid cannot exceed this cost.
Estimated Cost of Attendance for College Station Undergraduate Students
2018-2019 - Dental Hygiene Undergraduate Fall and Spring
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  DH1 - Jr Yr*
Resident
DH1 - Jr Yr*
Non-Resident
DH2 - Sr Yr*
Resident
DH2 - Sr Yr*
Non-Resident
Tuition & Fees $7,650 $24,080 $5,878 $18,550
Loan Fees 166 166 166 166
Housing & Meals 15,314 15,314 15,314 15,314
Books & Supplies 2,602 2,602 466 466
Travel 2,396 2,912 2,396 2,912
Personal Expenses 3,910 3,910 3,910 3,910
Total $32,038 $48,984 $28,130 $41,318
*Based on full time enrollment
 
The figures below outline the estimated cost of attendance for Nursing Undergraduate students at Texas A&M University. Detailed information regarding tuition & fees at Texas A&M University is available from Student Business Services. Tuition and fees vary by college and tuition rate code. Federal, state and institutional aid cannot exceed this cost.
Summer 2018 Traditional B.S.N
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  Resident* Non-Resident*
Tuition & Fees $2,205 $4,937
Loan Fees 61 61
Housing & Meals 3,456 3,456
Books & Supplies 414 414
Travel 971 1,070
Personal Expenses 1,299 1,299
Total $8,406 $11,237

Tuition and fees are based on 6 hours in summer but will vary by number of hours enrolled.

2018-2019 - Estimated Cost of Attendance for Nursing Undergraduate Students

RN to  B.S.N
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  Resident Non-Resident
  Fall/Spring Fall/Spring
Tuition & Fees $8,916 $19,768
Loan Fees 100 100
Housing & Meals 10,436 10,436
Books & Supplies 1,024 1,024
Travel 2,396 2,912
Personal Expenses 3,518 3,518
Total $26,390 $37,758
Amounts are based on full time enrollment.
Second Degree B.S.N
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  Resident Non-Resident
  Fall/Spring
Fall/Spring
Tuition & Fees $10,816 $24,380
Loan Fees 100 100
Housing & Meals 10,436 10,1436
Books & Supplies 2,206 2,206
Travel 2,396 2,2912
Personal Expenses 3,518 3,518
Total $29,472 $43,552
Amounts are based on full time enrollment.
Traditional B.S.N
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  Resident* Non-Resident*
  Fall/Spring Fall/Spring
Tuition & Fees $8,916 $19,768
Loan Fees 100 100
Housing & Meals 10,436 10,436
Books & Supplies 1,436 1,436
Travel 2,396 3,396
Personal Expenses 3,518 3,518
Total $26,802 $38,170
Amounts are based on full time enrollment.
2018 - McAllen Undergraduate Summer
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  Resident* Resident at home
with Parents*
Non-Resident*
Tuition & Fees $1,978 $1,978 $7,154
Loan Fees 32 32 32
Housing & Meals 3,456 1,542 3,456
Books & Supplies 352 352 352
Travel 761 761 940
Personal Expenses 1,158 1,158 1,158
Total $7,737 $5,823 $13,092
*Amounts are based on 6 credit hours per semester at Texas A&M University.
2018-2019 - McAllen Undergraduate
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  Resident* Resident at home
with Parents*
Non-Resident*
Tuition & Fees $11,802 $11,802 $37,992
Loan Fees 64 64 64
Housing & Meals 10,436 4,482 10,436
Books & Supplies 1,222 1,222 1,222
Travel 2,396 2,396 2,912
Personal Expenses 3,518 3,518 3,518
Total $29,438 $23,484 $56,144
*Amounts are based on 15 credit hours per semester at Texas A&M University as an Engineering student. Tuition and fees vary by college and tuition rate code. Tuition and fees vary by college and tuition rate code. Specific information regarding your cost of attendance can be found on your award letter in the Scholarships & Financial Aid portal.

Note: Adjustments to Cost of Attendance will be considered for one time purchase of a computer, child care, or study abroad.

Scholarships & Financial Aid defines enrollment statuses for fall/spring award periods as follows:
Undergraduate Students
Full-Time 12 or more credit hours
Three-quarter time 9 to 11 credit hours
Half-time 6 to 8 credit hours
Less than half-time 1 to 5 credit hours
Student Business Services is dedicated to providing excellent service and helping each student understand and manage their financial obligations to Texas A&M University. For more information, please visit sbs.tamu.edu.
The estimated cost to attend Texas A&M for 2017-2018 is approximately $27,174 for in-state residents, which includes tuition and fees, housing & meals, books, transportation and miscellaneous expenses. Given that Texas A&M is able to offer over $810 million in financial assistance each year, many students’ out-of-pocket costs are much lower than the published cost of attendance. In fact, last year on average, a student with a family income under $40,000 had an out-of-pocket cost of approximately $8,485, and a student with a family income between $40,000 and $80,000 had an out-of-pocket cost of approximately $10,942. Applying for financial assistance may provide the additional resources necessary to cover out-of-pocket costs.