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    Texas Tech University

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    $27,782,
    Sticker Price
    Cost of Attendance
    $17,313
    Net Price
    Cost of Attendance
    $21,500
    Median Debt
    Cost of Attendance

    Costs

    In-State
    Tuition
    $11,852
    Books & Supplies
    $1,200
    Room & Board
    $10,346
    Other
    $4,384
    Total
    $27,782
    Out-of-State
    Tuition
    $24,122
    Books & Supplies
    $1,200
    Room & Board
    $10,346
    Other
    $4,384
    Total
    $40,052

    Since Texas Tech is a public university, there are different costs for in-state students and out-of-state students. The sticker price at Texas Tech is $27,782 for in-state students in TX, and $40,052 for out-of-state students. This sticker price includes costs for tuition, books and supplies, room and board, and other miscellaneous expenses.


    It’s also important to note that the cost of attendance can vary from year to year and typically it will rise over your four years in college. With that said, your financial aid will also be recalculated every year to take any price increases, as well as any changes in your financial situation, into account.

    Using State Grants at Texas Tech

    If you are a Texas student considering Texas Tech, be sure to look into the TEXAS Grant. If you meet the financial requirements for the program, you could receive over $5,000 per year towards educational expenses. The grant money can be used by Texas residents at any public institution in the state.

    Texas Tech University Financial Aid

    Students who are applying for financial aid at Texas Tech University need to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (or FAFSA).The FAFSA opens up on October 1st, and students should apply as soon as they can! The FAFSA uses financial information from the prior, prior year which means that you don’t need to wait for the year to end and can use last year’s financial information.


    The FAFSA code for Texas Tech University is 003644.


    If you are looking for more information on how to complete the FAFSA, check out our How to Complete the FAFSA Guide.

    National Merit Scholarships

    If you scored exceptionally high on the PSAT/NMSQT, you may have been named a National Merit Scholarship Finalist. Did you know that this distinction could earn you a scholarship at Texas Tech University? Texas Tech offers scholarship money to National Merit Scholarship Finalists, although terms may vary. Some schools require you to list them as your first choice in order to receive the benefit, and others may impose additional need-based or academic requirements. Be sure to check Texas Tech's website for more information!

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    Pell Grants at Texas Tech University

    22% of students at Texas Tech University receive Pell Grants, which are awarded to undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need (students who have a bachelor’s or professional degree are not eligible). Pell Grants are awarded by the federal government and do not need to be repaid. To apply for a Pell Grant, students will need to submit their FAFSA. If you are awarded a Pell Grant, you’ll see it listed in your financial aid award letter if you are accepted to Texas Tech University.


    You can learn more about Pell Grant eligibility here.

    Outside Scholarships

    Texas Tech students can also apply for outside scholarships to fund their education. Outside scholarships are awards that are offered by private and non-profit organizations. If you want to see what outside scholarships you are eligible for, check out these resources:


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