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As an international student, you have the opportunity to receive scholarships from Texas Tech University. All students who are awarded a competitive scholarship of $1,000 also qualify to pay tuition at the resident rate.

Cost of Attendance

Undergraduate Estimated Cost of Attendance 2017-2018*

  Tuition
& Fees
Living
Expenses
Books Health-
Insurance
Total
Non-Resident $23,222 $9,384 $1,200 $2,300 $38,226
Resident $10,772 $9,384 $1,200 $2,300 $25,776
* These estimates represent average expenses for the 9-month academic year. Estimates are based on tuition for 15 credit hours per semester. Costs will vary according to the field of study, housing choice, and lifestyle.

Freshman Presidential Scholarship

Academic Requirements Award Amount Renewal Requirements
At least 1400 SAT* or 30 ACT** and top 10% of class $24,000
(6,000 per year for up to 4 years)
PLUS one-time $4,000 for 2017-2018
3.5 GPA and 15 earned hours per semester
At least 1300 SAT* or 27-29 ACT** and top 10% of class $20,000
($5,000 per year for up to 4 years)
3.25 GPA and 15 earned hours per semester
At least 1200 SAT* or 25-26 ACT** and top 1%-25% of class $16,000
($4,000 per year for up to 4 years)
3.0 GPA and 15 earned hours per semester
SAT* sum of critical reading and math; ACT** composite score. GPA and class ranking are calculated from transcripts by the International Undergraduate Admissions Office. Awards are subject to change.

No supplemental scholarship application is needed for the Freshman Presidential Scholarship. If you qualify for the scholarship, you will receive an offer letter from the President's Office in an e-mail. Set up your Texas Tech E-mail address as soon as you receive your e-raider account activation.

Proven Achievers Scholarship for Transfers

Academic Requirements Award Amount Renewal Requirements
60 Transferable hours* and 3.5 GPA from a community college $13,000 @ $3,250 per semester for up to 4 semesters 3.25 GPA and 12 earned hours per semester
*Transferable hours exclude credit hours earned from AP, CLEP, Military Credits, ESL, or developmental classes.

No supplemental application is required for award. The award is based off of your FINAL transcript. Awards are subject to change. If you awarded , you will receive an offer letter from the TTU Scholarship Office at your ttu.edu e-mail address.

Departmental Scholarships

As part of the ApplyTexas.org application, you have the option to fill out a supplemental scholarship application which considers you for funding awarded by academic colleges and departments. Deadlines for this application are February 1st for freshman and March 1st for transfer students.

Working on campus

As an international student, you have the option to work on campus. However, on-campus jobs are not guaranteed. Consult your ISSS advisor regarding your work eligibility. Once you are registered for classes you can apply for jobs. You can begin your job search on the Student Job Portal.