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Texas Christian University Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Fort Worth, TX

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$71,828
Tuition and Fees
$51,660
Room and Board
$14,040
Books and Supplies
$900
Other Expenses
$5,228
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
financialaid@tcu.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Final deadline May 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning December 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003636
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional
Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement  

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
1,316 (61.1%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
864 (65.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
854 (98.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
307 (35.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
71%
Average Award
$32,932
Need-Based Gift
Received by 813 (95.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $30,724
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 623 (73.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,048
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 643 (75.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
700 (32.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,655

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
4,696 (51.0%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
3,576 (76.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,547 (99.2%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
877 (24.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
64%
Average Award
$33,516
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,345 (94.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $31,070
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,612 (73.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,725
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 2,444 (68.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
2,914 (31.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $19,133

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
34%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$47,931
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
6.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Agriculture, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
5,043
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Dance, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
751
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership, Memberships, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
1,046
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students, Children of Educators, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Union Members/Company Employees, Children of Workers in Trades, Ethnic Background, Handicapped Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Previous College Experience, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation, Veterans
Number of Awards
943
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,370

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