Texas Tech University


The Academic Year

The academic year runs from August to August with a maximum yearly Federal Direct loan limit of $20,500. Initial awards are for the fall and spring semesters. For on-time applicants, financial aid awards are released no earlier than 10 days before the first day of classes each semester. Funds will first be used to pay university charges owed at the time the funds are received, i.e., tuition and fees, on-campus housing bills, etc.

Total Cost per Academic Year

The cost of education is an estimated average of attendance for a nine-month period of enrollment beginning in the fall semester and ending in the spring semester. View tuition estimator here.

  Texas Resident Non-Resident
Tuition and Fees* 26,904 38,664
Room and Board 9,772 9,772
Books and Supplies 1,200 1,200
Transportation 2,300 2,300
Personal and Misc. 2,120 2,120
Total 42,296 54,056

*Estimated costs based on 30 semester credit hours (August through May) for students entering in Academic Year 18–19. Please use our tuition estimator to better calculate your tuition costs.