Border State Rate

2020-21 Projected, non-binding cost to attend for border state students

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Right Place. Right Time.

Students that live in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina or Virginia have a new opportunity to attend UTC at a discounted rate beginning fall 2020.

map of states around Tennessee

Out of State Rate $12,985

Standard Rate

Students residing in states that do NOT touch Tennessee (except South Carolina) pay the full out of state tuition of $8,059 to attend.

Out of State Rate $8,958

Border State Rate

Students residing in states that touch Tennessee (plus South Carolina) pay $4,032 for the out of state tuition portion to attend.

How can a student receive the Border state discount for fall 2020?

Students must first be enrolled at the university. Be sure to apply online as early as possible.

The next step is to submit the Border state form and provide a copy of your driver’s license. This form can be accessed using your UTCID and password at utc.edu/border-state-form.

 

Fall 2020 BORDER STATE FORM deadline August 21, 2020

For questions, please email residency@utc.edu


 

Expanded Explanation

out-of-state math explanation
border state math explanation

For this discounted rate, the in state rate is what all UTC students are required to pay, regardless of residency. Next, the out of state tuition is offered at a discounted rate.

The Border State Rate is the base in state rate plus half of the base out of state tuition. The total is $8,958 per semester. The Border State Rate is available to students who live in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. For questions, please email residency@utc.edu


Full pricing information

For full pricing information*, you may use our Net Price Calculator which will estimate financial aid and the cost to attend or our Tuition Estimator which estimates the cost to attend one semester.