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Program Costs


Tuition and Fees

TCU is committed to enrolling talented, motivated students from diverse backgrounds.  The University offers a full range of scholarships, financial aid, and financing options to families of all income levels.

Texas Christian University financial aid policies do not discriminate on the basis of personal status, individual characteristics or group affiliation, including, but not limited to, classes protected under federal and state law.


Ranch Management students are not required to live on campus.  Information about campus housing is available through Student Affairs – Housing and Residential Life.  Students who wish to live off campus will find numerous apartments and houses located near the campus that are available.


A $75 parking permit is required for on campus parking.  Visit for more information.

Food Service

Food service plans are available to all students.  Meals purchased on campus can be paid for with cash or on one of three prepaid food plans that are available to students.  Ranch Management students who live in residence halls are not required to purchase a food service plan.  Learn more at

Travel Expenses

Each student is responsible for room and meal expenses incurred on field trips.  Room accommodations for weeklong trips are arranged at group rates.


Textbooks and supplies will cost approximately $700 for the academic year.  The textbooks, together with the notebooks students develop during the year, will be valuable references for many years.