Estimated Undergraduate Expenses for 2018-2019

Below is a breakdown of the estimated undergraduate expenses for international students at the University of Utah for the 2018-2019 school year: 

Annual Living Expenses*

 Room and Board:
 Health Insurance:
 Other Expenses:


 Annual Living Expenses Total:                                 



Non-Resident Tuition & Fees (Two Semesters)** 

 International Student Fee: 
 Undergraduate Non-Resident Tuition (24 credits): 
 Matriculation Fee (one-time charge only): 
 Tuition & Fees Total:   $25,365.00 


Total Estimated Undergraduate Cost***

 Total (includes Fall & Spring semesters only): $42,440.00


Undergraduate international students must only prove they have funding for 12 credit hours per semester in order for the University of Utah to issue an I-20. Estimated expenses are calculated on 24 credit hours as minimum enrollment for two semesters, but it is recommended that students enroll in 15 hours a semester in order to graduate in four years. Please note that the total estimated undergraduate cost of attendance for a student taking 15 credit hours per semester is $46,290.75 (includes Fall & Spring semesters only).

If you meet ALL of the following requirements, you may qualify for resident tuition rates:

  • Is a foreign national legally admitted to the United States;
  • Attended a Utah high school in Utah for three or more years; and
  • Graduated from a Utah high school or received the equivalent of a high school diploma in Utah.

To learn more, open the House Bill 118 PDF to learn more about the requirements and application process.

*Your actual expenses may be higher or lower than this estimate depending on your personal spending habits.

**International students pay non-resident tuition rates at the University of Utah. The estimate reflects the minimum amount required for issuing forms needed for the visa application process. Amounts are subject to change at any time.

***Any person requiring a student visa must provide proof of funding greater than or equal to the annual estimated cost. If a student cannot provide a personal bank statement showing the required amount, the student must also have his or her sponsor submit a signed letter or affidavit of support indicating the sponsor’s intent to financially support the student.

**** Please note that if you will be bringing a dependent(s), an additional requirement of $6,000 per dependent will be required as part of your demonstrated proof of funding.

Last Updated: 8/14/18