Skip to Main Content
UHV Logo
University of Houston-Victoria

International Student Expenses

The following is the estimated annual cost for international students attending University of Houston Victoria. The expenses figure is for the 9-month academic year 2016-2017. Summer is not included. Additional resources would be needed to cover Summer costs. UHV annual charges are subject to change.

 

Undergraduate International Student
Estimated Annual Expenses 2016-2017

Expense 

Cost

Tuition and Fees *

 

Fall and Spring Semester (12 credits per semester/ 24 credits per year)

$16,090

Room and Board **

 

On-campus Housing (main campus, 9 months)
Double room with 19 meals per week

$7,663

Miscellaneous Expenses

 

Mandatory Health Insurance ***
(Waiver details below)

$1,879

Mandatory International Student Fee

 $  100

Books, Supplies and Other

$1,300

Automatic Scholarship (F-1 and J-1 students Only)
#renewable


($3,000)

Total Estimated Annual Expenses for
Undergraduate International Student

$24,032


Graduate International Student
Estimated Annual Expenses 2016-2017

 

Graduate Programs

School of Business Programs

 

Tuition and Fees*

   

9 credits per semester for Fall and Spring

$14,534

$15,884*

Room and Board **

 

 

On-campus Housing (main campus, 9 months)
Jaguar Court Triple room with 19 meals per week

$6,928

$6,928

Miscellaneous Expenses

 

 

Mandatory Health Insurance ***
(Waiver details below)

 $1,879

 $1,879

Mandatory International Student Fee

$ 100 

$  100

Books, Supplies and Other

$1,300

$1,300

Automatic Scholarship
(F-1 and J-1 students only) #renewable
($3,000)
($3,000)

Total Estimated Annual Expenses for International Graduate Student

$21,741

$23,091

*Athletic students add $50 for additional Athletics fees

*Graduate Business Students will pay extra $1350 for additional business fees per academic year.

*Program/Course related fees: additional fees related to your course/program/distance education may be applicable to you. Please prepare to pay additional $150-200 in fees depending on the cours/s you plan to register.  School of Business Program fees are listed above. 

**Freshmen students are required to purchase 19 meals per week plan, all other students have the option to purchase the Lifestyle 19 or Lifestyle 160 plan for a lesser charge. Off-campus housing in Houston subdivisions (Katy) may result in higher living expenses including higher personal expenses. Undergraduate students planning to live off-campus must provide funding for above mentioned cost as living expenses for one academic year. 

International students living on-campus will be billed a  $200 housing deposit that is not listed above. 

***Mandatory Health Insurance cost for academic year 2015-2016 is $1587, however students will pay the mandatory health insurance of $793 for fall semester and $794 for spring semester. Cost for academic year 2016-2017 is $1879, however students will pay the mandatory health insurance of $940 for fall semester and $940 for spring semester. The spring insurance covers until August. International student athletes’ annual insurance cost may vary with other providers.

International students are eligible to apply for a health insurance waiver; first they must fulfill all the requirements in order for the waiver to be applied. You can submit the health insurance waiver form electronically through e-form. Waiver deadlines are one week prior to the start of the respective semester.

****Personal expenses are not listed as personal expenses can vary according to each individual students spending habits.  The student is responsible for all additional expenses beyond the listed cost mentioned above.  

#Scholarships eligible for renew, See Scholarship section (under How to Apply).

Note: If students plan to remain in the U.S. during the summer months, student should anticipate approximately $2850 for room and board and additional funding for personal expenses such as transportation, clothing, entertainment etc.

Students Accompanied by Family

Dependent Expenses

 

Spouse (Husband/Wife) ^

$5,000

Child Under 21 years (per child) ^

$5,000

UHV Health insurance coverage is ONLY for the student and will not cover dependents/children.

Payments

International students must be prepared to pay the mandatory UHV expenses (tuition and fees, room and board, health insurance and the international student fee) on or at the time of their arrival to the U.S. Students planning to live on-campus must ensure to make the necessary payments (deposit/down payment) to guarantee a room assignment prior to arrival. Returning international students must make the payment before the assigned deadline date to secure course registration. For more details on Bills, Payment and Deadlines please visit the UHV Student Billing Department website.

UHV will accept Visa, MasterCard, or Discover card. We strongly encourage students to electronically wire the funds to UHV for safety and convenience. If you plan to transfer funds electronically, please allow 5-7 business days for the funds to arrive to UHV. If you are planning to pay via an international money order, bank draft or check, make sure it is made out to the “University of Houston Victoria” and include your full name as it appears on your passport, UHV ID in the memo of the check, draft or money order.

Payment Plans

New and returning International students are eligible to register for payment plans in the Spring and Fall semesters, where you can make payments via installments. Payment plans are not available in the Summer.  A $20 registration fee will be charged to register for the payment plan option. If international students decided to take the payment plan route, please ensure that you have registered and completed the first installment payment before your arrival to the U.S. or for returning students before the deadline date assigned by UHV Student Billing Department.  Health Insurance Fees are not included in payment plans and will be added on in first installment.  For more information on payment plans please visit the Payment Plan website.

Contact Us

University Of Houston-Victoria
3007 N. Ben Wilson, Victoria, TX 77901

361-570-4848
877-970-4848 Texas Toll Free

Request Information about UHV

Get Info

Social Networks

    LinkedIn icon  UHVconnect icon  YouTube icon  Jag Sync icon  Pinterest icon