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Program Costs

You may be eligible for the firefighter tuition exemption if you are a paid firefighter.

Call the Fire Academy office for information on required letter of employment to use the firefighter tuition exemption.

All tuition and fees subject to change without notice.

Credit Student Tuition Costs

  • In-District Tuition: $1,152
  • Out-of-District Tuition: $2,268
  • Out-of-State/Foreign Tuition: $5,490

Non-Credit Student Tuition Cost

  • Non-Credit Tuition: $1,152

Additional Costs

All additional costs are approximate and subject to change, and must be paid separately.

  • Textbook: $80
  • Fire Academy Uniform: $27
  • Bunker Gear Rental: $600
    • Note: Bunker Gear is not provided through the TCC Fire Academy, but is available through independent suppliers such as Turnout Rental and Gear Cleaning Solutions. Do not rent bunker gear until you have been accepted into the class.
  • State Written Exam: $55



Northwest Campus

Margaret Burns, Administrative Office Assistant

Fire Service Training Center
4801 Marine Creek Parkway
Fort Worth, Texas 76179

Updated June 18, 2019