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 an official 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 (9 credit hours each semester, fall and spring) 


Estimated living expenses 




Health insurance 





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 and signed by a bank official. 
  • 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. 

Documents which will NOT be accepted:

  • Insurance policies 
  • Money Market Accounts
  • Land holdings 
  • Retirement funds 
  • Future income projections 


Students may begin the UTC application process at