Student Fees and Expenses
Tuition is free to residents of Tennessee. Out-of-state students must pay the tuition charge. A students residence is determined primarily by the residence of the students parents. Exceptions including guardianship, are given special consideration and are determined on the basis of the particular circumstances in each case. Any student who is classified as an out-of-state student may, at any time, request that a residence classification be reconsidered. When additional information concerning a students residence classification is available, the student should provide the Office of Undergraduate Admissions (or Graduate Office for graduate students) with this information for a review of residence status.
Tuition and Maintenance Fees
The following fees were accurate for the 2004-05 academic year. Fees for academic year 2005-2006 are not yet set.
In-state undergraduate/special student maintenance fees
Per Semester Hour $138
Maximum Charge $1,647
In-state graduate student maintenance fees
Per Semester Hour $221
Maximum Charge $1,972
Out-of-state undergraduate/special student tuition/maintenance fees
Per Semester Hour $482
Maximum Charge $5,775
Out-of-state graduate student tuition/maintenance fees
Per Semester Hour $680
Maximum Charge $6,100
Late Registration Fee
All students who register after the first official day of classes will be charged a $50 late fee.
Debt Service Fee
All students registered will be assessed a debt service fee.
Per Semester Hour $9
Maximum Charge $110
Program and Service Fee
All students registered will be assessed a program and service fee.
Per Semester Hour $12
Maximum Charge $140
All students registered will be assessed a technology fee.
Per Semester Hour $12
Maximum Charge $100
All students registered will be assessed a facilities fee.
Per Semester $50
Student fees are established by The University of Tennessee Board of Trustees and are subject to change without notice.
Fees for courses being audited are the same as those for courses taken for credit. Auditors do not take examinations, receive credit or grades, and may or may not participate in the class activities as determined by the instructor.
Fees for Students with Disabilities
Tennessee residents who are physician-certified with 100 percent total disability, and meet admission requirements, may enroll for credit for a fee of $7.50 per semester hour to a maximum of $75 per semester.
Tennessee residents who are physician-certified with 100 percent total disability may audit classes on a space available basis at the University without paying a fee.
For fee information call the Bursars office at (423) 425-4781.
Tennessee residents considering entering or returning to the University may listen in academic courses for a fee of $10 per course without additional obligations. Participation in this program is limited to two courses per semester for a maximum of two semesters. Only individuals who have not received a baccalaureate degree and who have not had any college courses in the previous five years may participate. For more information call the Bursars Office at (423) 425-4781.
In addition to the credit hour rate, a music fee is assessed for instructional courses. The fee is due at the regular fee payment dates. The fees are:
Per one-half hour instruction$60
Per one hour instruction$120
Post-baccalaureate students pay fees at the undergraduate rate.
Senior Citizens Fees
Tennessee residents who become 65 years of age or older during the academic semester when they begin classes and who meet admission requirements, may enroll for credit for a fee of $7.50 per semester hour to a maximum of $75 per semester.
Tennessee residents who become 60 years of age or older during the academic semester when they begin classes may audit classes on a space available basis at the University without paying a fee.
For fee information, call the Bursars Office at (423) 425-4781.
Fees for the summer sessions are the same as for regular semesters.
(All veterans must confirm attendance by deadline date.)
Service members, veterans, and dependents of veterans who are eligible beneficiaries of U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs education benefits or other governmentally funded educational assistance, subject to the conditions and guidelines set forth in Tennessee Code Annotated 49-7-104 as amended, may elect, upon formal application, to defer payment of required tuition and fees until the final day of the term for which the deferment hasbeen requested. Application for the deferment must be made no later than 14 days after the beginning of the term, and the amount of the deferment shall not exceed the total monetary benefits to be received for the term. Students who have been granted deferments are expected to make timely payments on their outstanding tuition and fees balance once education benefits are being delivered, and eligibility for such deferment shall terminate if the student fails to abide by any applicable rule or regulation, or to act in good faith in making timely payments. This notice is published pursuant to Public Chapter 279, Acts of 2003, effective July 1, 2003.