What is the Tuition for Texas Tech?

The cost of tuition for Texas Tech University for in-state and out-of-state students is $7,398 and $19,170 respectively.

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In-State Students

The undergraduate tuition & fees at Texas Tech University are much lower than the average for similar schools, as shown in the table below. For undergraduate students, the cost of attendance (COA) – which includes tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living expenses – is about $23,350 for in-state students and $39,600 for out-of-state students.


The fall and spring semesters consist of 15 weeks of instruction each. The summer semester is divided into two terms: a 6-week term and a 12-week term. Undergraduate tuition is charged at different rates for residents and nonresidents of Texas. For undergraduate students, 12 credit hours or more are required to be classified as a full-time student.

Tuition rates are set each spring by the Board of Regents for the following academic year. Rates may differ based on course attributes such as location, level, and mode of delivery (face-to-face, online, etc.).

Out-of-State Students

Out-of-state undergraduate students attending Texas Tech University will pay $28,998 for tuition and fees during the 2019-2020 academic year. This tuition rate applies to students taking 30 credit hours per semester, which is the standard full-time course load. Students who take more or fewer credit hours per semester will see their tuition rate pro-rated accordingly.


Out-of-state students attending Texas Tech University will pay higher tuition rates than their in-state counterparts. The cost of tuition for out-of-state students is currently $28,990 per year. In contrast, the cost of tuition for in-state students is $10,030 per year. These figures do not include the cost of room and board, which is an additional $11,160 per year for out-of-state students and $9,200 per year for in-state students. Financial aid is available to help offset the cost of tuition for both groups of students.

International Students

The cost of attendance (COA) for international students at Texas Tech University is $28,990 per academic year. This includes tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, and other personal expenses.


The cost of attendance (COA) is an estimate of what it will cost you to attend Texas Tech University for one academic year. It includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, housing and meals, transportation, and personal expenses. The COA is used to determine your financial aid eligibility.

Your actual COA may be higher or lower than the estimate below depending on your individual circumstances. For example, if you plan to live off campus or with relatives, your housing and meal expenses will be less than the amounts shown below. Similarly, if you plan to purchase a car while you are in school, your transportation expenses will be higher.

Texas Tech University’s tuition and fees are among the most competitive in the nation. We offer a variety of payment options to make financing your education as easy as possible.

For information on Tuition & Fees please visit: https://www.depts.ttu.edu/bursar/catalog/current/tuition_fees/

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