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Cost of Attendance

A key element in determining financial need is determining the cost to attend a particular institution for a given period of time. The Cost of Attendance is estimated to show how much it may cost you to attend TSTC for 12 months (based on 15 hours).

2013-2014

Cost of Attendance
Budget Components 1
On Campus
2
Off Campus
3
With Parents
4
Less than 1/2 time
5
Employees and Dependents
Tuition & fees* 6099 6099 6099 6099 720
Books/supplies*** 1507 1507 1507 731 1507
Room/Board 7679 10214 5723 0

**

Personal expenses 2745 3291 2157 0 **
Transportation 1534 2044 2044 **1534/2044 **1534/2044
TOTAL: 19564 23155 17530 **8364/8874 **3761/4271

2014-2015

Cost of Attendance
Budget Components 1
On Campus
2
Off Campus
3
With Parents
4
Less than 1/2 time
5
Employees and Dependents
Tuition & fees* 6099 6099 6099 6099 720
Books/supplies*** 1536 1536 1536 745 1536
Room/Board 7826 10410 5833 0

**

Personal expenses 2798 3354 2198 0 **
Transportation 1563 2083 2083 **1563/2083 **1563/2083
TOTAL: 19822 23482 17749 **8407/8927 **3819/4339

 

*Cost of Attendance (COA) at TSTC Harlingen is based on the number of credit hours a student is enrolled for as of the census day each semester. The initial calculation of a student's COA is based at 15 credit hours per semester of the academic year ( 45 credits for 3 terms/1 year). Once census day passes for a semester, the recalculation of a student's actual credit hours enrolled for will take place. 

** Room & Board, Personal Expenses and Transportation costs will be based on the housing code reported on the student's FAFSA.

*** Books & Supplies and Transportation will be calculated by term 1507/3= 502 (B&S) and 1534/3=511 or 2044/3=681 (Trans.).

-Non-Resident Tuition $3810 Non-Resident Tuition, plus $690 Designated Tuition.15 credit hours, mandatory tuition total per semester is $4500.

Dependent Care:
$2,649 for 1 dependent 12 yrs. and under.
$3,532 for 2 dependents 12 yrs. and under
$4,414 for 3 dependents 12 yrs. and under

Student loan borrowers add the Origination and Guarantee fee $120 year $40/term

Maximum Federal Pell Grant Award $5645



Revised 10/10/13

  • Resident and Non-Resident Tuition chart below is the average cost of tuition per credit hour.

 

Resident Tuition / Cost of Attendance

CREDIT
HOURS

AVERAGE
TUITION
RATE

ACADEMIC /
TECHNICAL 

DESIGNATED
TUITION

AVERAGE
TOTAL
ACADEMIC /

TECHNICAL 

1

90

46

136

2

179

92

271

3

269

138

407

4

358

184

542

5

448

230

678

6

537

276

813

7

627

322

949

8

716

368

1084

9

806

414

1220

10

895

460

1355

11

985

506

1491

12

1074

552

1626

13

1164

598

1762

14

1253

644

1897

15

1343

690

2033

16

1432

736

2168

17

1522

782

2304

18

1611

828

2439

19

1701

874

2575

20

1790

920

2710

21

1880

966

2846

22

1969

1012

2981

23

2059

1058

3117

24

2148

1104

3252

25

2238

1150

3388

Resident Tuition / Cost of Attendance

CREDIT 
HOURS

AVERAGE 
TUITION 
RATE
 

ACADEMIC / 
TECHNICAL 

DESIGNATED 
TUITION

AVERAGE 
TOTAL 
ACADEMIC / 

TECHNICAL 

1

254

46

300

2

508

92

600

3

762

138

900

4

1016

184

1200

5

1270

230

1500

6

1524

276

1800

7

1778

322

2100

8

2032

368

2400

9

2286

414

2700

10

2540

460

3000

11

2794

506

3300

12

3048

552

3600

13

3302

598

3900

14

3556

644

4200

15

3810

690

4500

16

4064

736

4800

17

4318

782

5100

18

4572

828

5400

19

4826

874

5700

20

5080

920

6000

21

4334

966

6300

22

5588

1012

6600

23

5842

1058

6900

24

6096

1104

7200

25

6350

1150

7500











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