Public 2 Year

Tarrant County College Tuition & Cost

Fort Worth, Texas

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How much does it cost to attend?

In District Texas Resident Sticker Price
In District Costs for Tarrant County College District
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,639
Other Fees$0
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $9,647
Other Expenses Budget$4,880
In State Texas Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Tarrant County College District
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,639
Other Fees$0
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $9,647
Other Expenses Budget$4,880

In district Texas residents should budget an annual total cost of $17,894 to attend Tarrant County College District on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $1,728 for tuition, $9,647 off-campus housing, $1,639 for books and supplies and $0 for other fees.

All price data is sourced from the 2021/2022 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Tarrant County College District when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
Net Price by Income Tarrant County College District
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$4,947
$30,001 to $48,000$5,177
$48,001 to $75,000$6,841
$75,001 to $110,000$9,008

The average reported annual net price for Tarrant County College District for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $5,396 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Financial Aid

61% of full-time undergrad Tarrant County College District received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $5,255 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 6% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,500.

Finanical Aid Tarrant County College District
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $5,255 61%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $1,049 7%
Pell Grants $5,915 49%
Other Federal Grants $331 8%
State and Local Grants $3,177 7%
Federal Student Loans $4,500 6%
Other Student Loans $9,125 0%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Tarrant County College District, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $8,678. The loan balance of $8,678 is a two year multiple of the $4,339 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $83 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $8,678
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $82.80
Total Interest Paid $1,257.72
Sum of All Loan Payments $9,935.72

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
Year Texas Residents Non Residents
1 $19,568 $24,401
2 $20,888 $26,047

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Tarrant County College District to be $39,136 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 6.7% annual increase over the next 2 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Tarrant County College District
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
In District Residents $64 $192 $256
Texas Residents $126 $378 $504
Out of State Residents $305 $915 $1,220

Estimated cost for a class at Tarrant County College District based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Tarrant County College District versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Tarrant County College District Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=228547 IPEDS survey data for Tarrant County College District.