The information in this web site is provided to better assist students in assessing the cost of enrolling at the University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC). While this information is intended to be comprehensive, tuition and fees, are subject to increase or decrease by action of the Texas Legislature and/or the Board of Regents of UNT. Students are responsible for any additional amounts due UNTHSC resulting from post audits and corrections, including all fees and waivers; i.e. registration assessing errors, changing from off-campus to on-campus classes, invalid employment waivers, etc.
UNTHSC is a state-supported institution and, as such, is subject to state laws. Since state law prohibits the extension of credit, all financial obligations to the university must be made when due. The university cannot cash checks made payable to it and the student. Checks made payable to the university and the student can be applied to a student’s account balance after obtaining the proper endorsement.
For school and program specific tuition and fee amounts, please click on the links found on the left side of this website.
All fees listed are subject to change.
Board Authorized Tuition (§54.008)
Board authorized tuition must be approved by the governing board of the institution. It cannot be higher than the statutory rate.
Designated Tuition (§54.0513)
Designated tuition allows the institution to determine the rate per semester credit hour to be charged. Designated tuition is charged in addition to the statutory and board authorized tuition. Designated tuition must be used to support the academic mission of the institution but maintains more flexibility than statutory tuition. The Board of Regents must approve designated tuition rates.
Excess Hours Tuition (§54.012)
Doctoral students who take more than 130 semester credit hours to complete their degree will be subject to out-of-state tuition rates.
Statutory Tuition (§54.051)
Statutory tuition rates are set by the Legislature. Tuition generated from statutory tuition must be deposited in the State Treasury and expenditures from these funds are subject to state expenditure guidelines.
Cadaver Anatomy Fee (§54.504)
A $375 fee is collected for each DO student during the first and second year of enrollment. PA and DPT students are charged this same fee during the first year of enrollment only. This fee is also charged to GSBS Medical Sciences and Structural Anatomy students. A fee of $100 is collected for each PA student during the second year of enrollment. This fee covers the costs associated with student activities that involve dissections and prosections.
ID Card Fee (§54.504)
A $25 ID card fee is collected from each student during his or her first term of enrollment. This fee covers the cost associated with issuing student identification cards. A replacement fee of $25 is charged for misplaced or damaged cards.
Installment Fee (§54.007)
A fee of $15 will be charged to all students electing to pay tuition and fees by installment.
Instructional Fee – Academic Support Services (§54.504)
All courses utilizing Academic Support Services are subject to a fee of $7.50 per semester credit hour. This instructional fee will support the academic support services provided for specific courses in which this service is utilized.
Instructional Fee – Assessment Services (§54.504)
This instructional fee will be charged to all pharmacy students in the fall semester. The fee will support the assessment services provided for specific courses in which this service is utilized. For specific amounts click on this link
Instructional Fee – Board Review Materials(§54.504)
A $195 fee will be charged to all second year medical students. This fee will support the purchase of board review study materials that will be provided to all second year medical students in preparation for their Board Examination.
Instructional Fee – Distance Learning (§54.504)
All courses offered in an online or distance learning format will be charged a fee of $65 per semester credit hour. This instructional fee will support the needs related to the delivery of online courses.
Instructional Fee – Library Services (§54.504)
All courses will be charged a fee of $7.50 per semester credit hour instructional fee in the form of a library fee. This fee will support the services provided by the library.
Instructional Fee – Professional Development Services(§54.504)
A fee of $55 will be charged in the fall semester to all pharmacy students. This instructional fee will support the professional development services provided for specific courses in which this service is utilized.
Instructional Fee – Technology Services (§54.504)
All courses will be charged a fee of $2.50 per semester credit hour instructional fee in the form of a technology fee. This fee will support the services provided by Academic Information Resources and Technology.
Instructional Fee – Testing Services (§54.504)
All courses that utilize testing and evaluation services will be charged up to a $7.50 per credit hour instructional fee in the form of a testing and evaluation services fee. This fee will support the testing and evaluation services provided for specific courses in which this service is utilized.
Insurance Processing Fee (§54.504)
A fee of $18.00 will be charged to all students that apply for a plan offered as part of the UNT System sponsored student health insurance plan. This fee may only be charged to a student once per academic year with an annual maximum of $18.00. This fee supports the costs associated with the verification and processing of student health insurance plans.
International Student Service Fee (§54.504)
A fee of $20 is collected each term from students that are not citizens or permanent residents of the United States. This fee covers costs associated with providing services unique to this student population. These services include orientation programs, personal counseling regarding immigration rules and visa status, and other related issues.
Lab Coat Fee (§54.504)
A $30 fee is collected for each student in any GSBS program during his or her first term of enrollment. This fee covers the costs associated with issuing lab coats.
Lab Fees (§54.501)
A fee of $25 per year is collected from all first and second year medical students. First year physician assistant and physical therapy students are charged $12.50 in the fall and spring term. A fee of $12.50 is collected from all first and second year pharmacy students in the fall and spring term.
Late Registration Fee (§54.504)
A fee of $25 is collected from all students registering during the designated late registration period.
Matriculation Fee (§54.504)
A $50 fee is collected during the first term of enrollment for each new student.
Medical Services Fee (§54.5081)
The fixed medical services fee is used solely to provide medical services to students registered at the health science center. This fee is $67 per term or $200 per academic year.
Parking Fees (§54.505)
Student parking permits are $90 per academic year. If the permit is lost, stolen, or destroyed, replacement permits will be issued at a charge of $5.
Professional and General Liability Insurance Fee (§54.504)
All students are required to carry professional and general liability insurance. The fee is $11.25 per academic year for medical, physician assistants, physical therapy, and pharmacy students.
Registration Reinstatement Fee (§54.504)
Students who fail to make payment of tuition and fees by the payment deadline will be administratively withdrawn. Registration may be reinstated upon appeal with a reinstatement fee of $250.
Student Center Fee (§54.515)
A fee of $10 per term or $30 per academic year is collected from all students for the maintenance and operation of the student lounges.
Student Health Insurance Fee (§54.504)
Please review the Student Affairs Student Health Insurance website for program-specific student health insurance rates. It is compulsory for all students to carry medical and hospitalization insurance while enrolled at the Health Science Center. All students will be automatically enrolled and billed for the UNT System Student Health Insurance Policy. Students can waive this coverage by providing proof of coverage in the form of insurance documents showing minimum coverage amounts by the census date of each term of enrollment. Insurance coverage must remain in effect throughout the duration of enrollment. For waiver information, students should visit the Student Affairs website.
Student Services Fee (§54.503)
Student service fees are assessed to cover the costs of student services that directly involve or benefit students, including but not limited to, recreational activities, lecture series and student government. This fee is $20 per semester credit hour with a minimum of $120 and a maximum of $250 in the fall, spring, and summer terms. Medical students are charged the annual maximum of $750.
Sustainable Campus Fee (§54.504)
Sustainable Campus fees will be charged to each student based on semester credit hours (SCH) and during the fall term only. The fee will charge $15 for students enrolled in 1-3 SCH, $25 for students enrolled in 4-6 SCH, and $35 for students enrolled in 7 or more SCH. The fees will support the operations and programs of the sustainability office.
Technology Fee (§54.504)
A $2000 fee is collected for each DO, PA, DPT, PharmD, Medical Science, Biotechnology,Clinic Research Management, SPH MPH (excluding Professional Option), SPH DrPH, and SPH PhD student during their first term of enrollment. GSBS Forensic Genetics-MS students are charged $1500 during their first term of enrollment. This fee covers the costs associated with issuing laptops to each student.
Transcript Fee (§54.504)
A $50 fee is collected from each student during his or her first term of enrollment. This one-time fee allows each student to order an unlimited amount of UNTHSC Official Transcripts.
Tuition and Fee payments (§54.504)
Credit card payments (MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Discover) and check payments may be made through self-service at myHSC. Effective Fall 2016: credit and debit card payments will be assessed an additional 2.7% service fee, paid thru Nelnet on the Student Portal. Electronic checks are accepted with no additional fee.
White Coat Ceremony Fee (§54.504)
A $100 fee is collected from each DO, PA, DPT, and PharmD student during their first term of enrollment. This fee covers the costs associated with the White Coat Ceremony and the issuing of a white coat to each student.
|Other Fees (§54.504)|
|Exam for Credit or Placement||$25|
|Delinquent Payment Fee||$15|
|School of Health Professions Admissions Supplemental Application Fee||$35|
|Assurance Deposit (SPH Only)||$200|
|Change of Concentration Fee (SPH Only)||$25|
|Deferment Fee – D.O.||$1,000|
|Deferment Fee – SPH||$300|
|Returned Check Fee||$25|
|Student Fitness Center Membership Fee (per month)||$20|
|Graduation Fees (§54.504)|
|Filing Fee (GSBS AND SPH Only)||$20|
This page was last modified on May 19, 2016