Financial

UT Austin Students | UT Tuition and Fees | Program Fee | Housing Fee | Financial Aid & ScholarshipsNon-UT Students

A detailed payment timeline for your semester of participation is available on the "Before You Go" section of the website.

UT Austin Students

Students of The University of Texas at Austin pay a series of fees to attend classes at The Wofford Denius UTLA Center for Entertainment and Media Studies: UT tuition/fees, a non-refundable deposit, a program fee, and a housing fee.

Estimated Expenses for Semester Spring 2018 Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Spring
2019
Summer
2019
  17 11 17 17 11
UT TUITION & FEES*          
Estimated tuition
(Tuition is processed by UT Austin)
$5,126
(12hrs)
$3,487^ (9hrs) $5,229^
(12hrs)
$5,229^ (12hrs) $3,487^ (9hrs)
UTLA PROGRAM FEE          
Non-refundable Deposit  $500 $500 $500 $500 $500
Remainder of Program Fee $4,225 $3,175 $3,805 $4,225 $3,175
UTLA HOUSING FEE          
Furnished Housing at Oakwood Apts. (2bed/2bath - 4 Students) $6,041 $3,704 $5,383 $6,167 $4,500
Furnished Housing at Oakwood Apts. (1bed/1bath - 2 Students) $7,913 $5,355 $7,595    
Furnished Housing at Oakwood Apts. (Studio/1bath - 1 Student) $12,649 $8,908 $12,331    
SUBTOTAL
(based on 2bed/2bath apt. selection)
$15,892 $10,866 $14,917 $16,121 $11,662
           
MISC EXPENSES (Estimates)          
TRANSPORTATION EXPENSES          
Transportation to and from LA
(Driving own car)
$800 $800 $800 $800 $800
Gasoline in LA ($110/week) $2,040 $1,320 $2,040 $2,040 $1,320
Oil & Filter Change ($35 ea.) $130 $65 $130 $130 $65
MEALS          
Personal Meal
(One meal out per week @ $20/meal)
$340 $220 $340 $340 $220

Business Meal

(One meal out per week @ $50/meal)

$850 $550 $850 $850 $550
GROCERIES          
$50/week per person $850 $550 $850 $850 $550
ENTERTAINMENT          
$250/month per person $1,063 $688 $1,063 $1,063 $688
MISCELLANEOUS          
$100/month per person $425 $275 $425 $425 $275
TOTAL
(based on 2bed/2bath apt. selection)
$22,390 $15,334 $21,415 $22,619 $16,130

*The UT tuition and fees displayed in this table are based on full-time enrollment for resident undergraduate students in the Moody College of Communication and will vary based on a student's status and semester of participation.

NOTE: All fees are subject to change.

UT Tuition and Fees

All participants are billed for UT tuition and fees in accordance with the policy found on The University of Texas at Austin course schedule. Please consult the schedule of UT tuition and fees to calculate tuition and fees for the semester of participation based on your status at UT. Undergraduate participants are required to register for 12 hours in the fall/spring or 9 hours in the summer. Flat rate tuition applies for undergraduate students. Graduate students are required to register for 9 hours during a long semester, 6 hours in the summer. Graduate students are billed per credit hour. Tuition and fees are paid in accordance with The University of Texas at Austin published payment policies and schedules.  To pay your Denius Center registration bill, go to “What I Owe” on UT Direct.

Program Fee

The program fee includes a $500 non-refundable, non-transferable enrollment deposit, payable within 5 days of acceptance to the program, which reserves a place in the program. Final acceptance in the program is subject to satisfactory completion of course pre-requisites, GPA requirements and other pre-departure requirements. Enrollment deposits are deducted from the total program fee. Payments for the Denius UTLA Center program fee are made online through the “What I Owe” feature of UT Direct.

Housing Fee

All students participating in the program are required to live in apartments contracted by the University with The Oakwood – Toluca Hills Corporate Housing. Students may choose from three housing options at the Oakwood Apartments.

How to Pay: Pay online by the published deadlines via the “What I Owe” feature of UT Direct. Payment can be made with Electronic Funds Transfer, E-check (no cost), MasterCard or Discover.

Non-UT Austin Students

Participants from other universities pay a series of fees to participate in the Denius UTLA program: University Extension course fees, a non-refundable deposit, a program fee, and a housing fee.

Estimated Expenses for Semester Fall 2016 Spring 2017 Summer 2017
  17 17 11
UNIV. EXTENSION COURSE FEES      
Based on full-time enrollment $10,242 $10,242 $6,992
PROGRAM FEE      
Non-refundable Deposit  $800 $800 $800
Remainder of Program Fee $7,404 $7,404 $7,404
HOUSING EXPENSES*      
Furnished Housing at Oakwood Apts. (2bed/2bath - 4 Students) $5,030 $5,354 $3,400
Furnished Housing at Oakwood Apts. (1bed/1bath - 2 Students) $6,945 $7,204 $4,640
Furnished Housing at Oakwood Apts. (Studio/1bath 1 Student) $11,163 $13,080 $7,608
TRANSPORTATION EXPENSES      
Transportation to and from LA
(Driving own car)
$800 $800 $800
Gasoline in LA ($110/week) $1,870 $1,870 $1,210
Oil & Filter Change ($35 ea.) $70 $70 $35
MEALS      
Personal Meal
(One meal out per week @ $20/meal)
$340 $340 $220
Business Meal
(One meal out per week @ $50/meal)
$850 $850 $550
GROCERIES      
$50/week per person $850 $850 $550
ENTERTAINMENT      
$250/month per person $1,063 $1,063 $688
MISCELLANEOUS      
$100/month per person $425 $425 $275
TOTAL
(based on 2bed/2bath apt. selection) 
$28,894 $29,218 $22,374

NOTE: All fees are subject to change.

 

University Extension Course Fees

Students register for their courses through The University of Texas at Austin Division of Continuing & Extended Education, University Extension. Students are required to maintain full-time enrollment status while participating in the Semester in Los Angeles Program. For undergraduate students this means a minimum of 4 courses (12 credit hours) during fall or spring semester, and 3 courses (9 hours) during the summer. For graduate students, this means 3 courses (9 hours) during fall or spring semesters, and 2 courses (6 hours) during the summer. All program participants are required to enroll in the COM350L course. Please note that in addition to their course fees, non-UT students must pay a $40 library fee to University Extension, which entitles them to use proprietary databases.

How to Pay: The course fees are payable to the UT-Austin Division of Continuing Education, University Extension. You can pay by check, cash, or credit/debit card (VISA, MasterCard, or Discover only).

Program Fee

The program fee includes an $800 (non-refundable) enrollment deposit, payable within 5 days of acceptance, which confirms a place in the program subject to satisfactory completion of course pre-requisite and GPA requirements. Enrollment deposits are deducted from the total program fee.

How to Pay: The Denius UTLA program fee is payable to the UT-Austin Division of Continuing Education, University Extension. You can pay by check, cash, or credit/debit card (VISA, MasterCard, or Discover only).

Housing Fee

All students participating in the Denius UTLA program are required to live in apartments contracted by the University with The Oakwood – Toluca Hills Corporate Housing. Students may choose from three housing options at the Oakwood Apartments.

How to Pay: Pay online by the published deadlines via the “What I Owe” feature of UT Direct. Payment can be made with Electronic Funds Transfer, E-check (no cost), MasterCard or Discover.