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Tuition Rebate Information

Under Texas Education Code §54.0065, qualified students will receive up to a $1,000 tuition rebate upon graduation from Texas State.   To earn the rebate, it is particularly important to follow the advice and counsel of the academic advisers.  Please refer to the university policy, UPPS 03.01.13, for further review and complete requirements of the Tuition Rebate Program.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Enrolled at a college or university for the first time in fall 1997 or later


  • Enrolled at a college or university for the first time in fall 2005 or later, and must graduate within 4 calendar years (5 years for architecture, or engineering programs)


  • First bachelor’s degree only
  • Must be a resident of Texas and entitled to pay resident tuition during all semesters for bachelor’s degree
  • The student must attempt no more than three hours in excess of the minimum number to complete degree per catalog.

Attempted Hours Include:

  • Earned hours
  • Unearned hours (non-passing grades)
  • Transfer hours
  • Credit earned by exam (first 9 are excluded)
  • Withdrawn courses
  • For-credit developmental courses
  • Vocational/Technical courses
  • Optional internship and cooperative courses
  • Repeated courses

Hours Excluded:

  • Course credit taken for ROTC requirements
  • Courses dropped for reasons determined by Texas State to be totally beyond student control
  • Course credit, other than course credit earned exclusively by examination (first 9 hours excluded), that is earned before graduating high school

Application Deadline:

  • Submit the Tuition Rebate Application to your college academic advising center no later than 5:00 p.m. on the Monday immediately following your commencement.  If you do not graduate because you did not meet the graduation requirements, you will need to complete another form for the next semester in which you are eligible.


If you have any questions about this program, please contact your academic adviser for more information.

Please note: Rebates will first be applied to outstanding obligations owed to Texas State prior to funds being issued to the student.