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Texas Christian University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$55,720 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$42,580 tuition
$12,000 on campus room & board
$1,050 books and supplies
$90 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$55,720 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$42,580 tuition
$12,000 on campus room & board
$1,050 books and supplies
$90 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$21,320 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
77% of students receive aid
10% get federal aid ($4,729 avg)
11% get state aid ($3,679 avg)
64% get institn'l aid ($21,320 avg)
27% get loans ($12,895 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 5.26% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 5.26% 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 $22,431 65%
Federal Grant Aid $4,729 10%
Pell Grants $4,458 10%
Other Federal Grants $3,786 1%
Institution Grant Aid $21,320 64%
State Grant Aid $3,679 11%
Student Loans $12,895 27%
Federal Loans $5,639 25%
Other Loans $20,909 10%

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 $1,800
Out of State $1,800


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 3
  • Timothy from Baton Rouge, LA
  • Oct-12-2016 I am a current student here

    As a freshman, I can't yet say how well the investment into TCU returns. However, from having conversations with others, I can tell that it is large.

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  • 2
  • Jena from San Antonio, TX
  • Mar-24-2016 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Definitely on the pricey side because it is a private school, however they offer several scholarship opportunities that can bring down the price significantly for students.

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  • 2
  • Sarah from Arlington, TX
  • Feb-15-2016 I am a current student here

    If you are paying full price, it is not worth the tuition at all, in any way, shape, or form. It's nice, but it's not $55k nice. If you're getting a scholarship that brings it down to state college price, then it's much better.

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  • 4
  • Elise
  • Nov-10-2015 I am a current student here

    It's hard for me to say because I am on scholarship, but I would never discourage someone from coming here. We have a fantastic reputation and great employment rates. Although TCU is expensive, I'm not sure I know anyone paying the full price.

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