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Special Degree/Certification

Unique Programs


TCU offers a number of special programs and certificate offerings in areas like ranch management, business, nursing and education. The tuition and costs vary by program, but one requirement unites them all—they all start with a FAFSA and a CSS profile.

TCU Ranch Management Program prepares professionals to manage a broad range of global resources on an ecologically and economically sound basis while conserving and improving resources. The university provides an extensive and individually designed financial aid program to help make this program affordable.

Aid & Scholarship Information

Students who have already completed an undergraduate degree (at TCU or elsewhere) and are completing Teacher Certification requirements at TCU should file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Teacher Certification students may be eligible for a Federal Pell Grant and Federal Direct Subsidized and/or Direct Unsubsidized Loans. Eligible students must take at least 6 credit hours in a given term to qualify for loans and will receive a maximum of $5,500 (for dependent students) or $12,500 (for independent students) per academic year in Federal Direct loans. 

In addition, parents of dependent students may be eligible to apply for the Parent PLUS Loan to assist with Teacher Certification costs.

More Certification Information

First Degree Accelerated Nursing Candidates seeking aid will file the FAFSA and CSS Profile.

Accelerated Nursing Candidates pursuing a subsequent bachelor's degree and seeking aid will file the FAFSA. 

Program Costs

Costs are subject to change. New tuition rates are generally announced in November for the next academic year. 

Tuition is charged at the same rate for all undergraduate programs, including the Accelerated Nursing Program. 

 

Fall 2021

Tuition $25,785 
Student Government Association  $45
Books & Supplies (specific to program) $800
Nursing Fees (specific to program) $1,045
   
Estimated Room and Board (on or off campus) $7,020
Estimated Travel $700
Estimated Personal Expenses $1,914
Federal Student Loan fees $66

Spring 2022

Tuition $25,785
Student Government Association $45
Books & Supplies (specific to program) $315
Nursing Fees (specific to program) $555
   
Estimated Room and Board (on or off campus) $7,020
 Estimated Travel $700
Estimated Personal Expenses $1,914
Federal Student Loan fees $66

Summer 2022

Tuition
$26,850
Books and Supplies (specific to program) $520
Nursing Fees (specific to program) $555
   
Estimated Room and Board (on or off campus) $5,707
Estimated Travel $588
Estimated Personal Expenses $1,560
Federal Student Loan fees
$66

Fall 2022

Tuition $25,785
Student Government Association $45
Books & Supplies (specific to program) $210
Nursing Fees (specific to program) $855
   
Estimated Room and Board (on or off campus) $7,020
Estimated Travel $700
Estimated Personal Expenses $1,914
Federal Student Loan fees $66

Financial aid is split between fall and spring for the first two semesters of the program and split between summer and fall for the final two semesters. 

Educational Loan Options

Independent students filing FAFSA have eligibility for $12,500 in Federal Direct Student loan funds each academic year. 

Dependent students filing FAFSA have eligibility for $7,500 in Federal Direct Student loan funds each academic year.

Students with Texas residency and who file FAFSA may consider a College Access Loan to assist with costs.

Dependent students filing FAFSA may consider a Federal Parent PLUS Loan to assist with costs.

Students who do not file FAFSA or are not eligible for College Access Loans or Federal Parent PLUS loans may consider private student loans

 

A Certificate of Theological Studies is offered by Brite Divinity School for persons to engage in a twenty-one semester hour non-degree program in order to enhance the quality of their lay leadership within the church and broaden their perspective of contemporary faith and life.  Federal student aid is available for students in this program.