Texas Tech University

Financing Your Education

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.

Students studying

Presidential Merit scholarship chart for 2020-2021

2020-2021 Presidential Merit Levels

Proven Achiever scholarship chart for 2020-2021

2020-2021 Transfer Merit Levels

Cost of Attendance

Undergraduate Estimated Cost of Attendance 2020-2021*

& Fees
Books Health
Non-Resident $23,870 $11,956 $1,200 $2,756 $39,782  
Resident $11,600 $11,956 $1,200 $2,756 $27,512  

* These estimates represent average expenses for the 9-month academic year. Estimates are based on full time enrollment (12+ hours). Costs will vary according to the field of study, housing choice, and lifestyle.


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 First year student 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.