Money Matters

"I won't be in debt the rest of my life."

A best buy, UNT provides a traditional college experience and the quality of a private university at an affordable cost. We’ve been named one of America’s 100 Best College Buys® for 19 consecutive years.

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Above the rest for thousands less

UNT’s new Eagle Express Tuition Plan lets you lock in your academic costs for four years, earn your degree sooner and save up to $4,000 when you graduate in four years. It’s the most popular alternative tuition program in Texas.

Access for the financially challenged

The Emerald Eagle Scholars program is available to students whose family adjusted gross income is $40,000 or less.

By the numbers

About 74 percent of UNT students receive financial aid and scholarships totaling $320 million annually. This includes $36 million in scholarships. For best results, submit the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) before UNT’s March 15 financial aid priority deadline. The application deadline for scholarships is March 1.

Making ends meet

If you find that you need a little help handling your personal finances, UNT’s award-winning Student Money Management Center provides workshops and confidential counseling sessions.

Extraordinary scholarship

Outstanding students who aspire to be the future leaders of Texas may apply for a Terry Foundation Scholarship, which pays tuition, fees, room/board, books and other expenses for four years. Apply by Dec. 15 to compete for one of UNT’s Terry awards for freshmen. Learn more about Meritorious and other scholarships offered to top students.

Green Highlight

UNT fuels its vehicles
with biodiesel and recycles 500
tons of paper, cardboard, cans
and plastic bottles annually.


  • $36 million awarded annually
  • Merit and/or need based
  • No repayment required
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Financial Aid

  • $320 million awarded annually
  • 74% of UNT students receive aid
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Student Employment

  • UNT employs more than 3,500 student employees
  • On and off-campus jobs available
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  • Need based
  • No repayment required
  • Many federal, state, and institutional grants are available at UNT
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  • Available at low interest rates to students and parents of dependent students
  • Repayment required
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“UNT gives me more for my money.”

Ways to stretch your budget

“I got a great job.”

Earning power

Did you know that most college graduates earn about $1 million more in their lifetime — about $26,000 more per year — than people without a bachelor’s degree? Statistics show our well-prepared graduates are highly successful entering the job market or continuing on to graduate school.

Thriving region

Dallas-Fort Worth is among the top 10 Best Cities for Recent College Graduates, based on higher than average starting pay, low unemployment and affordable housing.

Graduate with your class

To graduate in four years, you’ll need to earn 30 college credit hours each year. UNT’s tuition schedule lets you take 15 hours per semester for about the same cost as 12 hours.

Where do UNT grads work?

  • American Airlines
  • EA Games
  • Fidelity Investments
  • Fossil
  • Frito-Lay
  • HP Enterprise Services (formerly EDS)
  • Late Show with David Letterman
  • Metropolitan Opera of New York
  • Microsoft
  • Nike
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Texas Instruments
  • Many other places