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Cost of Attendance

Cost of Attendance (COA) is an estimate of typical expenses associated with attendance at Tarleton State University for one academic year (fall and spring semester). Areas evaluated within the cost of attendance include:

Direct Costs

Tuition and Fees

Tuition and fees will vary based on the hours that a student is enrolled in at Tarleton State University for an academic year. Cost of Attendance takes into account an estimated range for an average full-time student course load of 12 hours for undergraduates and 9 hours for graduate students. Total costs of tuition and fees for a year will vary by degree program, course types (ie: labs or courses with additional fees), and residency (in-state vs. out-of-state), and whether a student is on a guaranteed or variable tuition plan.

Room and Board

Housing (room) and dining (board) requirements will vary, as students have different on-campus dining and housing options to choose from. Cost of Attendance includes an estimate of housing and meals while attending Tarleton State University. Our estimate includes rent, food, utilities, and incidentals (snacks and household supplies).

Indirect Costs

Books and Supplies
Personal Expenses and Miscellaneous

Cost of Attendance is different for Undergraduates and Graduate Students. Please select your classification to learn more.