2021 Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs Analysis

UndergraduateGraduatePer Credit HourEarning After Graduation
For the academic year 2020-2021, the undergraduate tuition & fees at University of Utah is $8,615 for Utah residents and $27,220 for out-of-state students.
The undergraduate 2021-2022 estimated tuition & fees for The U is $8,615 for Utah residents and $27,220 for out-of-state students.
The 2021 undergraduate tuition has been stayed same from the previous year for both in-state and out-of-state rates. On-campus living costs increased by 0.58% from the previous year. Off-campus living costs decreased by 7.09% from the previous year. Its in-state undergraduate tuition and fees are lower than the average amount ($12,017) and its out-of-state undergraduate tuition and fees are a little bit lower than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($32,019 - Public Research University (very high research activity)).
2020-2021 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2019-2020$8,615 $27,220$14,258
2020-2021$8,615$27,220$14,341
Change % 2020-20210.00%0.00%0.58%
2021-2022$8,615$27,220$14,424
***Updated with 2021 tuition data from NCES (National Center for Education Statistics) . The estimated 2021-2022 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
For Graduate School, in-state tuition and fees are $7,824 and out-of-state tuition and fees are $24,695 for the academic year 2020-2021.
The graduate 2021-2022 estimated tuition & fees at The U is $7,291 for Utah residents and $22,892 for out-of-state students.
The graduate tuition has been decreased by -6.81% for Utah residents and decreased by -7.30% for out-of-state rates from the previous year. Its in-state graduate tuition and fees are much lower than the average amount ($13,733) and its out-of-state graduate tuition and fees are a little bit lower than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($28,141 - Public Research University (very high research activity)).
2020-2021 Graduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2019-2020$8,396 $26,640$14,258
2020-2021$7,824$24,695$14,341
Change % 2020-2021-6.81%-7.30%0.58%
2021-2022$7,291$22,892$14,424
***Updated with 2021 tuition data from NCES (National Center for Education Statistics) . The estimated 2021-2022 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
The below table describes the cost per credit hour for part-time students and/or full-time students who take additional courses more than regular credit hours at The U.
Per Credit Hour Charge (2019-2020)
YearIn-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate2018-2019$225$772
2019-2020$235$807
2020-2021$245$844
Graduate2018-2019$264$929
2019-2020$273$959
2020-2021$282$990
The next table summarizes the average earning by years after graduation from the school. After 6 years of graduation, the mean earning is $47,200 and, after 10 years of graduation, the mean earning is $63,500 for University of Utah graduates.
Mean Earning After Graduation By Time
TotalMaleFemale
6 Years After Graduation$47,200$55,800$36,000
7 Years After Graduation$47,900--
8 Years After Graduation$55,300--
9 Years After Graduation$54,800--
10 Years After Graduation$63,500$76,800$43,200

Tuition & Fees for 4 Years

Tuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid

How Much is the tuition for 4 years at The U?

For the students who were admitted in Fall 2021, the estimated tuition for 4 years is $33,793 for Utah residents and $106,631 for out-of-state students.
Since the tuition & fees at University of Utah have decreased over the last 4 years, the estimated tuition & fees are less than current costs in the table below. The actual costs may differ from the estimation based on the school or university system's tuition policy.
The estimation excludes the book, supplies, and living costs before receiving any financial aid. See the other tabs for estimating 4-year total costs of attendance and after financial aid. The next table shows the estimated 4-years tuition & fees for the next 5 admission years. The estimation is based on 4-years changes in tuition & fees at the school.
4 Years of Tuition & Fees
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$8,548$8,481$8,415$8,349$33,793
Out-of-State$26,993$26,768$26,545$26,324$106,631
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$8,481$8,415$8,349$8,284$33,529
Out-of-State$26,768$26,545$26,324$26,105$105,743
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$8,415$8,349$8,284$8,219$33,267
Out-of-State$26,545$26,324$26,105$25,888$104,862
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$8,349$8,284$8,219$8,155$33,008
Out-of-State$26,324$26,105$25,888$25,672$103,989
Class of 2029 (Admission Fall 2025)In-State$8,284$8,219$8,155$8,091$32,750
Out-of-State$26,105$25,888$25,672$25,458$103,122
The table shows the 4-years estimation of total costs of attendance (COA). It includes the tuition & fees, books & supplies costs, room & board charges, and other living expenses.
For the students who were admitted in Fall 2021, the estimated 4-years COA is $98,661 for Utah residents and $171,499 for out-of-state students.
The next table shows the 4-year COA estimation for the next 5 admission years at University of Utah.
4 Years of Costs of Attendance
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$24,429$24,584$24,719$24,858$98,661
Out-of-State$42,875$42,871$42,873$42,880$171,499
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$24,584$24,743$24,881$25,023$99,302
Out-of-State$42,871$42,873$42,880$42,892$171,516
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$24,743$24,905$25,046$25,192$99,958
Out-of-State$42,873$42,880$42,892$42,908$171,553
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$24,905$25,071$25,216$25,364$100,629
Out-of-State$42,880$42,892$42,908$42,930$171,610
Class of 2029 (Admission Fall 2025)In-State$25,071$25,240$25,389$25,540$101,315
Out-of-State$42,892$42,908$42,930$42,957$171,687
Last year, 58% of enrolled undergraduate students have received grants or scholarship aid. It includes any financial aid from the federal government, state, local, institute, and other sources known by the institution. It excludes federal/private student loans.
After receiving the financial aid, the net price for 4 years of attending the school is $68,641 for Utah residents and $141,479 for out-of-state students.
The next table shows the 4-year COA estimation with financial aid for the next 5 admission years at University of Utah.
4 Years Costs of attendance after Financial Aid
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$16,924$17,079$17,214$17,353$68,641
Out-of-State$35,370$35,366$35,368$35,375$141,479
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$17,079$17,238$17,376$17,518$69,282
Out-of-State$35,366$35,368$35,375$35,387$141,496
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$17,238$17,400$17,541$17,687$69,938
Out-of-State$35,368$35,375$35,387$35,403$141,533
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$17,400$17,566$17,711$17,859$70,609
Out-of-State$35,375$35,387$35,403$35,425$141,590
Class of 2029 (Admission Fall 2025)In-State$17,566$17,735$17,884$18,035$71,295
Out-of-State$35,387$35,403$35,425$35,452$141,667

2021 Tuition, Fees, and Living Cost Tables and Charts

Next tables and charts illustrate the 2021 tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs in detail. We provide the previous 5 years' costs so that you can check the increased amounts of each cost item and estimate future year costs. In addition, you can check the financial aid amount including grant, scholarship, and federal student loans for the last five years. Use the left menu to explore the tuition and college costs information at University of Utah.
Tuition & Fees | Financial Aid
University of Utah 2021 Costs of Attendance
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition and FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs Tuition & FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs
Undergraduate$8,615$1,322$14,341$27,220$1,322 $14,341
Graduate$7,824 $1,322$14,341$24,695 $1,322$14,341


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