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The information below details a student’s typical annual expenses for the current academic year.  It does not reflect any financial aid or scholarship discounts.  More than 90 percent of the students at the University of the Incarnate Word receive some form of financial assistance (grants, scholarships, work-study and/or educational loans).  If you apply and qualify for financial assistance, you can reduce your sticker price.

The total annual cost of attendance is comprised of direct costs (charges for tuition and fees), plus indirect costs (allowances for room and board, books and supplies, transportation and other personal/miscellaneous costs).

You can review detailed tuition and fee information and payment plan options online.  If you have questions regarding your tuition and fee charges or possible tuition discounts, contact the UIW Business Office at 829-6043.

Undergraduate Costs for 2016-2017 (full-time, main campus)

On-Campus Off-Campus
  Cost for Year   Cost for Year
Tuition $ 27,000 Tuition $ 27,000
Fees* $ 1,898 Fees* $ 1,898
Books $ 1,200 Books $ 1,200
Room & Board $ 11,880 Room 0
Total $ 41,978 Total $ 30,098
*Fees listed do not include the laptop fee

Main Campus Undergraduate students can use our Estimated Cost Worksheet to estimate costs for the 2016-2017 academic year. 

Costs for other UIW Programs in 2016-2017

  • Master's programs, $885 per credit hour + fees

  • Doctoral programs, $905 per credit hour + fees

  • ADCaP programs, $415 per credit hour

  • UIW Online, $515 per credit hour

  • UIW School of Pharmacy, $35,500 (per year) + fees

  • UIW School of Optometry, $35,600 (per year) + fees

  • UIW School of Physical Therapy, $870 per credit hour + fees
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice, $875 per credit hour + fees