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Cost of Attending

The cost of attending Texas State Technical College (TSTC) varies depending on a variety of factors, such as residency status, whether or you live on campus, the program of study and any other services that you may need. You may be eligible for financial assistance which can help provide the financial support for tuition, housing, books and other educational items.

2020-2021 Cost Of Attendance Table

2021-2022 Cost Of Attendance Table

Tuition Rates Effective Fall 2021 Per Credit Hour  (Texas Residents)

Tier 1 $319
  • Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN)
  • Aircraft Airframe Technology
  • Aircraft Powerplant Technology
  • Electrical Lineworker Technology
  • Instrumentation Technology
  • Welding Techology
Tier 2 $283
  • Building Construction Technology
  • Biomedical Equipment Technology
  • Medical Imaging Systems Technology
  • Culinary Arts
  • Computer Networking & Systems Administration
  • Cybersecurity
  • Diesel Equipment Technology
  • Electrical Power and Controls
  • Vocational Nursing
Tier 3 $247
  • Architectural/Civil Drafting Technology
  • Architectural Design & Engineering Graphics
  • Auto Collision and Management
  • Automotive Technology
  • Business Management
  • Chemical Dependency Counseling
  • Computer Programming 
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Digital Media and Design
  • Education Training
  • Engineering Graphics and Design Technology
  • Electrical Construction
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Health Information Technology
  • Medical Office Specialist
  • HVAC Technology
  • Industrial Systems-Electrical
  • Industrial Systems-Mechanical
  • Occupational Safety and Environmental Compliance
  • Precision Machining 
  • Process Operations
  • Solar Energy
  • Energy Efficiency Specialist
  • Surgical  Technology
Tier 4 $211
  • Academic Core
  • Automation and Control
  • Aircraft Pilot Training
  • Avionics
  • Biology
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Electrocmechanical Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Mechatronics
  • Physics
  • Plumbing & Pipefitting
  • Robotics
  • Visual Communication
  • Web Design and Development
  • All technical classes not in Tier 1, 2 or 3
  • All General Academic Courses


Out-of-State Tuition:

Tier 1 - $439 per semester credit hours
Tier 2 - $403 per semester credit hours
Tier 3 - $367 per semester credit hours
Tier 4 - $331 per semester credit hours

TSTC's value-priced courses provide the perfect opportunity to continue your education or retrain in a new field without drowning in debt.



Financial Aid Disbursements

Texas State Technical  College disburses all financial aid credit balances, including Direct Loans and scholarships through Bank Mobile. First time students will receive the Refund Selection Kit in the mail after registration. Students may choose to have funds directly deposited to a personal bank account via ACH or can open an account with Bank Mobile. For more information about BankMobile, visit this link:
To view our institution's contract with BankMobile, a Division of Customer Bank, click here. 


Student Accounting  

TSTC’s Student Accounting Department supports the mission of Texas State Technical College (TSTC). The mission of Student Accounting is to accurately and promptly record and collect receivables due to TSTC. The department also provides necessary financial services, and maintains the appropriate fiscal records as we provide excellent customer service to TSTC students, staff and visitors.​

For 2020-2021 Tuition Tables, please click here. (PDF)
For 2021-2022 Tuition Tables, please click here. (PDF)

Payment Information 2021-2022 (PDF)


Contact Information

Questions about payment?  Call the cashiers and/or Student Accounting:











Fort Bend County



956-364-4409 or 



903-923-3237 or


North Texas



325-235-7347 or 



254-867-4842 or 


East Williamson County


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