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The State of Texas has provided a variety of exemption and waiver programs that may help with tuition costs if the student meets specific criteria. Student must request the Financial Aid Office to determine if eligibility is met. The following is a brief list of the more popular programs:

PROGRAM

MINIMUM CRITERIA

Fifth-Year Accounting

At least 120 hours’ college work and plan to take Texas CPA exam.

Hazlewood Act

Texas veterans who have exhausted their eligibility for educational benefits under the G.I. Bill and are not eligible for Title IV grants.

Texas Rehabilitation Commission

Texas students having certain disabling conditions, provided their vocational objectives have been approved by a TRC counselor.

Veterans Education Benefits

Veterans enrolling as students.

For additional exemption/waiver programs contact the Financial Aid Office at the school you plan to attend. 

Questions (e-mail to a financial aid representative)