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Falcon Free

Earn Your Degree. No Loans. No Debt.

At UTPB you can earn your degree for free! We believe that a college education is transformative and money shouldn't hold you back. That's why we created the Falcon Free program, a plan that covers the cost of tuition and mandatory fees for most undergraduate students. 

No matter what kind of student* you are... we've got you covered!

First-time
Freshman

Transfer
Student

Online
Student

Current
Falcon

*Master's, second bachelor's, certification-seeking students do not qualify

Falcon Free Funds are available for the upcoming academic year 2024 - 2025.

A deadline will be announced soon!

Next Steps to Falcon Free

  1. Apply to UT Permian Basin

    Start your application at applytexas.org.

  2. Fill out your FAFSA/TASFA

    We can get you scholarships and keep your info safe.

  3. Complete your To-Do Lists

    Double-check your financial aid and admissions to-do lists.

  4. Look for your award letter

    You can find your letter in your student portal, email, or in the mail.

  5. Accept Your Award

    More details on how to accept your award are outlined below.

  6. Register for Orientation or a Full-Time Course Load

    Registering will guarantee Falcon Free funding.

How to Accept Your Award

Earn Your Degree. No Loans. No Debt. Falcon Free!
This guarantee is subject to change without notice based on the annual funding levels provided to the university by the federal and state education agencies.