Cost of Attendance Proof of Funding for Graduate Students 

International students must provide documentation of financial resources sufficient for nine months (two semesters) of study. This documentation must be received before the student may be issued an I-20.

Federal financial aid is not available to international students. 

Some students may receive financial support from a sponsor, such as  an employer, a relative, or their home country government. These students must submit a letter confirming that the sponsor has accepted financial responsibility for them.

Estimated Cost of Attendance 

The table below lists costs for fall and spring tuition, student fees, estimated living expenses, and health insurance. Insurance costs are based on 12-month coverage and are subject to change. 

Estimated Cost of Attendance for Graduate Students  

Full-time tuition and fees (12 credit hours each semester, fall and spring) 

$26,084 

Estimated living expenses 

$10,000 

Books 

$1,464 

Health insurance 

$1,968 

TOTAL: 

$39,516 

 

Additional Costs for Dependents 

Students bringing dependents must submit a clear copy of each dependent's current passport, as well as proof of additional funding for each. Students should possess at least $6,000 to support a spouse and $4,000 for each child.  

Providing Official Proof of Funding

Acceptable documents:  

  • Are copies of original documents issued directly from a bank. 
  • Demonstrate liquid funds in a checking or savings account. 
  • Indicate the exact account balance on the date of document issuance.  
  • Are dated within 6 months of the application date. 

All documents must be written in English. If the original document is not in English, a translation must be provided. 

Students who will receive funding from UTC may submit a copy of an assistantship or scholarship letter. Private loan or award letters stamped or certified by the lending institution are also acceptable.  

Documents which will NOT be accepted:

  • Insurance policies 
  • Land holdings 
  • Retirement funds 
  • Future income projections 

 

Students may begin the UTC application process at utc.edu/apply