Texas Tech University

Student Financial Aid & Scholarships


Texas Tech University

The 2024-2025 FAFSA is now available.

Get the latest updates from the Department of Education and Texas Tech here.

Our goal is to make obtaining a college degree within reach by supporting you with financial aid and scholarships programs. Texas Tech relies on a variety of financial aid sources to increase the university's affordability. This may include scholarships, grants, student employment, student loans, and waivers. As a student, please know that you and your family have a dedicated financial aid advisor who can assist you with this process.

Apply & Receive Aid

Follow these steps to help you navigate the financial aid process. Learn how to apply for financial aid, receive and review your offers, and accept your aid package.


Merit and competitive-based scholarships are awarded to exceptional new and continuing students each year. Scholarships are also available through academic colleges and departments.

Cost of Attendance

The cost of attendance is an estimate of what it will cost to attend Texas Tech University, including expenses that are determined by the institution (tuition/fees) and expenses that are flexible based on student choices (housing/food, books, transportation costs, and miscellaneous expenses).

We're Here for You

Your dedicated financial aid advisor is ready to visit with you and your family in a one-on-one session to discuss your financial aid award or to learn more about how you can afford Texas Tech University.

Important Dates

  • April 15, 2024 - FAFSA/TASFA State Priority Deadline for 2024-2025
  • May 1, 2024 - Freshmen Merit Scholarship Deadline for 2024-2025
  • August 1, 2024 - Thank You Letters for University-Level Scholarships Due for 2024-2025
  • October 1, 2024 - Continuing Student Scholarship Application Opens for 2025-2026
  • November 1, 2024 - Spring Priority Scholarship Deadline for 2025-2026
  • October 1, 2024 - FAFSA Opens for 2025-2026
  • December 1, 2024 - Fall Priority Scholarship Deadline (Freshmen) for 2025-2026
  • January 1, 2025 - Fall Priority Scholarship Deadline (Transfer) for 2025-2026
  • February 1, 2025 - Continuing Student Scholarship Deadline for 2025-2026

$220 Million

Texas Tech offered $220M in Scholarships & Grants


76% of Students Received Aid
- Fall 2023

108 Countries

Texas Tech Students Come from 108 different countries.

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