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Texas Christian University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$46,440 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$34,500 tuition
$10,650 on campus room & board
$1,200 books
$90 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$46,440 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$34,500 tuition
$10,650 on campus room & board
$1,200 books
$90 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$15,425 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
79% of students receive aid
11% get federal aid ($3,983 avg)
11% get state aid ($3,801 avg)
68% get institn'l aid ($15,425 avg)
35% get loans ($7,839 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 7.10% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 7.10% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $16,643 68%
Federal Grant Aid $3,983 11%
Pell Grants $3,880 11%
Other Federal Grants $2,675 0%
Institution Grant Aid $15,425 68%
State Grant Aid $3,801 11%
Student Loans $7,839 35%
Federal Loans $5,602 34%
Other Loans $16,223 5%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: -
Financial aid deadline: May 1
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does Texas Christian University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
2800 S University Dr
Fort Worth, TX 76129
(817) 257-7000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,455
Out of State $1,455


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 3
  • Christina from Lubbock, TX
  • Oct-17-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Like I said, its a very expensive school but with the help of financial aid, you'll definitely get a quality education.

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  • 4
  • Meredith
  • Mar-12-2014 I am a current student here

    Lots of retailers and dining options in Fort Worth offer something called Purple Fridays where they provide discounts or free things on Fridays before football game days. Also, you can purchase something called Frog Bucks which is money that you can use at local restaurants and you just have to show them your student ID.

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  • 3
  • I Bleed Purple
  • Feb-17-2014 I am a past student here

    Despite my glowing review for TCU, I feel it's a bit overpriced. There's only a $10,000 difference between TCU's annual expenses and Harvard's. If you can, choose Harvard.

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  • 2
  • Michelle from TX
  • Nov-10-2013 I am a current student here

    TCU is expensive. I am blessed that my parents help with college plus I apply for scholarships that help.

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  • 5
  • Kaileen from Fort Worth, TX
  • Oct-02-2013 I am a current student here

    TCU is a private liberal arts college, meaning, it is definitely on the more pricy side. APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID. They will give it to you. Honestly, its just so worth it. I did not even expect to ave the experience I am having now. It was the best decision I've ever made to come here. The cost of tuition and being here is so incredibly worth what you get out of this university.

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