Financial Aid

Every person has an opportunity to get a college education.

Have questions about the financial aid process and types of financial aid available?

Watch What Is Financial Aid to You? for an overview of the financial aid process at TCC.


View other helpful videos about applying for financial aid or maintaining your SAP on our Financial Aid video playlist.

How We Help You

The mission of Student Financial Aid Services is to provide financial assistance to students in a quality manner by eliminating and reducing financial barriers, providing accurate information, and maintaining proper stewardship and fiduciary responsibility. 

The goal of Student Financial Aid Services is to ensure that students who use Financial Aid will be able to:

  • Understand the value of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Understand the importance of deadlines
  • Distinguish various aid programs, including grants, scholarships, work-study and loans
  • Receive valuable work experience
  • Develop debt management skills

We encourage you to begin your application process early.

How to Apply for Financial Aid

In order for TCC to determine your eligibility for financial aid, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). TCC's financial aid school code is 003626.

Submit your FAFSA by the priority deadlines to ensure funding.

  • Fall - May 1
  • Spring - October 1
  • Summer - April 1

Apply Now : Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  • Need help filling out the FAFSA?
    The 7 Easy Steps to the FAFSA (Link will open in a new window) instructional video, courtesy of the University of California, can help walk you through the process. 

Disbursement and Payment Options

Tarrant County College will partner with Higher One®, to bring a new method for receiving refunds to all Tarrant County College students: the TCC Choice Card.

All Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) payments will be processed by Higher One. Please follow procedures you receive from Higher One. Any questions regarding the Higher One process should be directed to Business Services at 817-515-4729.

Other Options

Automatic payment plans and third-party sponsorships are also available.

  • Note: Financial aid students must pay for Wintermester and Maymester courses at the time of registration or create an automatic payment plan.



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