Tuition and Costs

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. If you apply and qualify for financial assistance, you can reduce net price and overall costs. A complete listing of all tuition and fees is available from the Business Office.

More than 95 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). 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).

Main Campus Undergraduate Costs - 2020-2021 (Full-time)

Undergraduate Costs - 2020-2021
On-Campus Off-Campus
  Cost for Year   Cost for Year
Tuition $ 31,020 Tuition $ 31,020
Fees* $ 1,266 Fees* $ 1,266
Books $ 1,400 Books $ 1,400
Room and Board $ 13,014 Room $0
Total $ 46,700 Total $ 33,686
Health Insurance* $2,115 Health Insurance* $2,115
Total $48,815 Total $35,801

*UIW Health Insurance can be waived if student is insured.
Main Campus Undergraduate Estimated Cost Worksheet

2020-2021 Tuition and Fees

Main Campus Master's Programs - 2020-2021

$1,000 per credit hour + fees

Main Campus Doctoral Programs - 2020-2021

$1,030 per credit hour + fees

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 (210) 829-6043.

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The School of Professional Studies provides convenient, flexible and affordable options with adult students in mind.  Course offerings are designed to balance your academic pursuits along with your career, family and social responsibilities.  Classes meet one night a week or on Saturday morning to fit your busy schedule or can be taken 100% online. SPS students are eligible for federal Pell grant (undergraduates only, if eligible), federal loans, private loans, outside scholarships and third party payments (like VA or employer reimbursement).

SPS Undergraduate Program 2020-2021

Examples below are for students enrolled half-time (6 hours per semester) during the Summer, Fall and Spring terms.

SPS Undergraduate Program
In Classroom $430 per credit hour Online $540 per credit hour
  Cost for Year   Cost for Year

Tuition

$7,740 Tuition $9,720
Fees* $0 Fees* $0
Books $300 Books $300
Total $8,040 Total $10,020
*Costs for books, housing, and transportation are NOT charged by UIW for off-campus living, but you may receive aid to assist with those expenses. 
2020-2021 Tuition and Fees

SPS Graduate (Master's Level) Programs 2020-2021

Examples below are for students enrolled full-time (6 hours per semester) during the Summer, Fall and Spring terms. Both in classroom and online graduate rates are $1,000 per credit hour.

SPS Master's Level Programs
Off-Campus - Full-Time - Summer, Fall and Spring 
Tuition $18,000
Fees $0
Books $1,050
Total $19,050
*Costs for books, room/board, and transportation/personal are NOT charged by UIW for Off-Campus living, but the student may receive aid or borrow loans to assist with those expenses.
2020-2021 Tuition and Fees

SPS Doctoral Programs 2020-2021

Examples below are for students enrolled full-time (3 hours per semester) during the summer, fall and spring terms.   Online PhD rates are $1,030 per credit hour.

SPS Doctoral Programs
Off-Campus - Full-Time - Summer, Fall, and Spring 
Tuition $9,270
Fees $0
Books $1,800
Total $11,070
*Costs for books, room/board, and transportation/personal are NOT charged by UIW for Off-Campus living, but the student may receive aid or borrow loans to assist with those expenses.
2020-2021 Tuition and Fees

UIW School of Pharmacy - 2020-2021

$38,000 (per year) + fees

UIW School of Optometry - 2020-2021

$39,000 (per year) + fees

UIW School of Physical Therapy - 2020-2021

$14,240 per semester + fees (Incoming Year 1 class)

$950 per credit hour + fees

Doctor of Nursing Practice - 2020-2021

$980 per credit hour + fees

School of Osteopathic Medicine

The UIW School of Osteopathic Medicine charges an annual tuition. The student fee is charged all in the Fall semester, and covers the cost of books and necessary equipment.

Phase 1:

School of Osteopathic Medicine Phase 1 Costs
Costs Fall 2020 Spring 2021
Tuition $28,000 $28,000
Student Fee $2,000 $0
Health Insurance (can be waived if student has their own coverage) $1,066 $1,049
Living expense disbursement dates (estimated) July 14, 2020

February 8, 2021