The Texas State Office of Distance and Extended Learning is proud to offer our courses to students at a cost that is among the lowest in the nation. Here you will find a detailed listing of all course fees, miscellaneous fees, and other charges.
Until the beginning of the fall 2014 semester, course fees for all correspondence study courses are $227.63 per credit hour for undergraduate courses and $277.63 per credit hour for graduate courses. Applications will be accepted through August 25, 2014, for registration in courses at these fee levels. Students enrolled in online courses will pay an additional online fee of $10 per credit hour.
Beginning with the fall 2014 semester, course fees for all correspondence study courses will increase to $238.68 per credit hour for undergraduate courses and $288.68 per credit hour for graduate courses. Applications submitted after August 25, 2014, will be processed to enable registration on or after September 1, 2014, at the increased fee levels. Students enrolled in online courses will pay an additional online fee of $10 per credit hour.
The Office of Distance and Extended Learning offers a variety of services, including express mail delivery and international mailings.
The following is a list of miscellaneous fees and charges associated with these services:
Effective August 28, 2013
Based on a 3-credit hour undergraduate course
|Days Enrolled||Percent Refunded||Amount Withheld||Amount Refunded|
$106.94 online /
$605.95 online /
Note that refunds are processed according to the university's refund policies.
Returned Checks: If a check is returned for reasons other than an admitted bank error, you must repay within 10 days with a cashier's check, money order, or credit card. A $30 service fee will be assessed and must be included with your payment. You may pay either in person at the cashier's windows on the first floor of the J.C. Kellam Building, or by mailing the payment to the following address:
Texas State University
Attn: Cashier's Office
601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666-4616.
You must then present the paid receipt at the Office of Distance and Extended Learning to get your record cleared.
When determining the total cost of a correspondence course, it is important to consider not only enrollment and course fees, but also the cost of course materials and textbooks. Course materials and textbooks are not included in the course fee. To determine what the course materials for a particular course will cost, refer to the specific course listing page, accessible under Course Offerings.