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Texas Tuition Rebate

Texas Tuition Rebate
A student may qualify for the $1,000 tuition rebate if attempted no more than 3 hours in excess of degree hours and:

  • 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)

Eligibility Requirements (must meet all)

  • Initial enrollment semester
  • First bachelor’s degree only
  • Texas resident during all semesters for bachelor’s degree
  • Attempt no more than 3 hours in excess of the minimum number to complete degree per catalog

Apply for the rebate

  • Submit the Texas Tuition Rebate form PDF in the graduating semester to the Registrar’s Office.
  • Submission deadline: You must submit your application for the Texas Tuition Rebate before the day of the commencement ceremony for the semester in which you will graduate. It is your responsibility to ensure that the form is received in the Office of the Registrar, Student Services Building, on the first floor.

Timing for review

  • 4-6 weeks after degree conferral date
  • Cannot make a decision until degree is certified
  • Students will be notified of their eligibility via an email sent to their UT Dallas email address

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  • Withdrawn courses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 UT Dallas 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