2009-2010 TUITION FEE PROPOSAL

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					       2009-2010
TUITION & FEE PROPOSAL
 (Revised) Recommendation to
    The University of Texas
       Board of Regents
Tuition & Fee Structure
Tuition:    Two components - Statutory (rate set by state) &
  Designated (rate set by UT Board of Regents)
Mandatory Fees: required to be paid by all students unless
  exempted by law or authorized waiver
Incidental Fees: paid on a per use or per circumstance basis.
  Excludes textbooks, housing, parking, dining, etc.

    Course & Lab fees – paid by students enrolled in a particular course or lab
      for which a fee has been approved.

    College fees – paid by students enrolled in a degree program within a
      particular college for which a special fee has been approved (e.g. Advising;
      Technology support)

    Optional – paid by any student or public for opting to use a particular good or
      service (e.g. Testing fees; Application fees; Transcript request fees.) NOT
      INCLUDED IN THE TOTAL ACADEMIC COST FORMULA.
 Tuition & Fee Proposal Developments
2007
 July- September: Planning per instructions from UT System
 October – November: Tuition & Fee Committee meetings
 November 19: CMO meets to review T&F Proposal
  recommendations
 December 6: BoR imposes 4.95% cap to increases
 December 12: UTSA requests an exception to the cap.

2008
 January 18: Approval for UTSA’s cap exception granted
 January 30: T&F Proposal due to UT System
 March 26: BoR meeting to review / approve campus tuition
  and fee proposals.
                 Total Academic Cost
            Full Time 15 SCH per Semester Student

                      CURRENT       PROPOSED       PROPOSED
                        FY 08         FY 09          FY 10
                       Fall 2007     Fall 2008      Fall 2009
  Statutory Tuition      $750.00        $750.00        $750.00
Designated Tuition       1,515.00       1,650.00      1,788.75
  Mandatory Fees         1,073.45       1,149.80      1,200.50
 Avg. Course Fees         282.55         282.85         282.85
Total Academic Cost    $3,621.00       $3,832.65     $4,022.10
     % Change                             5.85%         4.94%
 Increase Amount                        $211.65        $189.45
                               Fall Tuition & Mandatory Fees Fall 2009
                          Proposed2007       Fall 2008 % Chg                    % Chg

Statutory Tuition                   $750.00     $750.00              $750.00
Designated Tuition                 1,515.00     1,650.00    9%       1,788.75   10%
Automated Services                   300.00      300.00               300.00
Student Services                     184.80      184.80               184.80
Medical Services                      25.85       27.00    4.45%       29.70    10%
University Center                     52.80       96.00    82%        120.00    25%
Library Resources                    210.00      210.00               210.00
University Publications                5.00        5.00                 5.00
International Education                2.00        2.00                 2.00
Recreation Center                    120.00      120.00               120.00
ID Card                                3.00        3.00                 3.00
Record Processing                     10.00       10.00                10.00
Athletic Fee                         120.00      132.00    10%        156.00    18%
TEAM Ctr Support                       5.00        5.00                 5.00
Energy Fee                            35.00       35.00                35.00
Transportation Fee                     0.00       20.00    NEW         20.00
Average Course Fees                  282.55      282.85    0.11%      283.85
TOTAL                            $3,621.00    $3,832.65    5.85%   $4,022.10    4.94%
                             Average for a Full Time15 SCH per Semester Student
Proposed
College Fee Changes for Fall 2008
    1 New Fee: College of Architecture will charge $5 per
     SCH for Resource & Technical Support. ~$80K for staffing,
     software & equipment at instructional computer lab & graduate studio.
    1 Fee Increase: College of Engineering will increase
     the existing Resource & Technical Support fee from $5
     per SCH to $10 per SCH. ~$105K additional revenue to extend
     hours, update software & equipment, improve frequency of calibration / repairs.
    1 Fee Justification & Name Change: College of
     Business will retitle the International Business fee to
     Global Business Skills fee to comply with UT System
     requirements. Revenue neutral – the fee may no longer be used for
     individual study abroad.
FY 2009 Budget Planning
September 1, 2008 – August 31, 2009


 Designated tuition is the only new
  discretionary funding source in the 2nd
  year of the Biennium – fiscal year 2009.

 “Resources & Requirements” are being
  developed for CMO allocation decisions.
FY 2009 Budget Planning
September 1, 2008 – August 31, 2009
Resources

 Tuition Revenues (E&G budgets)
       Incremental changes due to rate increase
       Incremental changes due to enrollment impacts: increase in headcount,
        average unit load, mix of UG to GR; paying non-resident students
        - Net of Bad debt, waivers, and other unfunded liabilities:
              Uncollectible student accounts receivable
              Trend / change in number of students who have tuition waived
              Return to Title IV
              Texas Tomorrow prepaid tuition program

 Internal Reallocations
   Fee Revenues (not fungible with E&G budgets)
FY 2009 Budget Planning
September 1, 2008 – August 31, 2009


Revenue Projections: predict the impacts of -
   New Admissions’ criteria
  Summer is our trailing semester: will the
    steady decline in summer enrollment continue?
      Elasticity of demand - as tuition & fee rates
       continue to increase, students seek alternatives
       to adding a course in the summer.
FY 2009 Budget Planning
September 1, 2008 – August 31, 2009

 Requirements
  Mandatory Cost Increases
        Ed Code required financial aid set asides
        New facility openings (E&G space)
        Debt Service cost increases over budget


  Salary & Wages
        3% Merit Awards for Faculty & Staff
        Faculty Promotions for Tenure/Rank changes; Staff Equity
        Associated Benefit costs unfunded by state

  Strategic Initiatives
        New Faculty for enrollment growth
        New Staff
        Other initiatives