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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).

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 12 credit hours per semester of the academic year ( 36 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.

***Transportation will be calculated yearly at 1563 or 2083 (Trans.).

-Non-Resident Tuition $3048  plus $552 Designated Tuition. 12 credit hours, mandatory tuition total per semester is $3600.

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

Maximum Federal Pell Grant Award for 2013-2014: $5645

Maximum Federal Pell Grant Award for 2014-2015: $5730

Revised 06/12/14

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

Resident Tuition / Cost of Attendance

CREDIT
HOURS

TUITION
RATE

ACADEMIC /
TECHNICAL 

DESIGNATED
TUITION

TOTAL
ACADEMIC /

TECHNICAL 

1

82/97

46

128/143

2

164/194

92

256/286

3

246/291

138

384/429

4

328/388

184

512/572

5

410/485

230

640/715

6

492/582

276

768/858

7

574/679

322

896/1001

8

656/776

368

1024/1144

9

738/873

414

1152/1287

10

820/970

460

1280/1430

11

902/1067

506

1408/1573

12

984/1164

552

1536/1716

13

1066/1261

598

1664/1859

14

1148/1358

644

1792/2002

15

1230/1455

690

1920/2145

16

1312/1552

736

2048/2288

17

1394/1649

782

2176/2431

18

1476/1746

828

2304/2574

19

1558/1843

874

2432/2717

20

1640/1940

920

2560/2860

21

1722/2037

966

2688/3003

22

1804/2134

1012

2816/3146

23

1886/2231

1058

2944/3289

24

1968/2328

1104

3072/3432

25

2050/2425

1150

3200/3575

Non-Resident Tuition / Cost of Attendance

CREDIT 
HOURS

TUITION 
RATE
 

ACADEMIC / 
TECHNICAL 

DESIGNATED 
TUITION

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

5334

966

6300

22

5588

1012

6600

23

5842

1058

6900

24

6096

1104

7200

25

6350

1150

7500











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