Texas Tech University

Visiting Students

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Texas Tech University-Costa Rica accepts qualified short-term students. If you study at another U.S. university and are in Costa Rica for the summer or for a semester, our program for visiting students is right for you. You can earn university credit from a top U.S university that counts toward your U.S. degree. At the same time, you will enjoy an unforgettable college experience, learning from Texas Tech professors in small classes, 100% in English, while enjoying beautiful Costa Rica.

Contact us (WhatsApp +506 8414-4554 or info.costarica@ttu.edu) to learn which courses you might take next semester or simply to begin the application process.

Get acquainted with admissions requirements using this application checklist.


At Texas Tech University-Costa Rica, you can study full-time or part-time. Tuition is determined by the number of credit hours you take per semester. Each credit hour costs $650 + IVA; the number of credits varies per course.

Credit Hours per Semester Tuition Estimate
9 credits $5,967
12 credits $7,956
15 credits $9,945

Additional fees (required) per semester:

Student Services Fee $226
Insurance $57
Enrollment Fee -- first semester only (if enrollment is continuous) $500
Prices include tax.

Invest in your career. Texas Tech University-Costa Rica offers several financial options to help you reach your educational goals.

  • Texas Tech-Costa Rica scholarships
  • Banco Promerica's Premia U
  • Banco Promerica's student credit/loan with mortgage guarantee
  • Banco Promerica's student credit/loan with fiduciary guarantee
  • Banco Nacional's Tasa 0% financing (3, 4, and 6 months)
  • Banco Nacional's student credit/loan with mortgage guarantee
  • CONAPE (Comisión Nacional de Préstamos para la Educación)