Welcome to Financial Aid!
The Office of Financial Aid at Houston Christian University is here to help connect students and parents with the resources they need to make A Higher Education as affordable as possible. As part of our mission to graduate leaders who measure success by the number of lives they touch, HCU works hard to provide financial opportunities and address affordability issues. We have numerous academic, talent, leadership, merit, athletic, and alumni scholarships and grants available to finance your education.
Important Annual Financial Aid Deadlines
Date students may begin submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2022-23 academic year. List HCU’s federal school code — 003576 — on your application.
The preferred deadline to submit the FAFSA for prospective and returning HCU students. The Office of Financial Aid begins aid packaging in March. Additional required documentation must be returned by the due date indicated on the award letter.
The priority annual deadline for continuing students to submit the FAFSA and all requested documentation to receive renewal of financial aid award(s).
Net Price Calculator
Use our calculator to estimate your cost of attendance.
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Learn more about how to complete your FAFSA application and why it’s important.
Scholarships, Loans, and Grants
Browse our available scholarships and review federal loan and grant opportunities.
Cost of Attendance
Learn more about the cost of A Higher Education.
The Cost of an HCU Education
There are many resources available to help you best estimate the cost of your HCU education. You may also find that the cost of attending HCU is not far off from the cost of other leading universities, including public colleges. You can use the tools below to learn more about tuition costs and fees, as well as room and board, and estimated scholarships/aid.
Net Price Calculator
Complete our Net Price Calculator to estimate your net tuition cost and aid. Then see if you qualify for other scholarships, grants, or loans.
Freshman Calculator Transfer Calculator