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College for All Texans

Here's everything you need to plan for college.
Congratulations. You've taken an important first step toward a college career in Texas. By visiting this website, you’re just a few clicks from everything you need to select the Texas university, college, junior college or technical school that’s best for you. And you’ll find tools here that will help you plan everything in detail. You can even fill out an application for the college you choose and apply for financial aid. So relax, take a deep breath, and get started. Good luck! 

Get All the Facts
Okay, here’s step one: The most important thing to remember about preparing for college is to start as soon as possible. It’s never too early to begin gathering information and to create a step-by-step plan. The following pages will help you get going, with info about choosing a college, the tests you need, the costs you can expect and more. By learning about the process now, you'll be less likely to have surprises pop up later.

Find The Right College
The Tests You'll Need
Transferring Colleges
College Costs
Paying for College
Need More Help?
Resources on preparing for, applying for and funding higher education, including information for adult and military students.

Develop a Plan Grades 9 - 12
Make a Plan
Getting ready for college can seem like a journey. But if you break it down into steps, the process is much simpler. Here you'll find helpful hints for creating your own plan including saving for college, preparing for college courses, and more. So let's get started.

In Middle School
In High School
For Parents
For Military and Veterans
Saving for College
Credit Counseling

Apply for College and Financial Aid
So by now you’ve probably clicked through this site, gathered some important information and put together a plan for college. If you’re ready to take that next step and apply to a Texas college, or for the tests you’ll need, or for financial aid, this is the place to get started.

Here you’ll find everything you need to start the application process. Give yourself a pat on the back, because you’re making great progress.

Helpful Information
Here you'll find the applications forms and other information resources that future college students and their parents look for most often. From important financial aid forms to a handy student loan comparison chart, there are many great tools here.

So feel free to take a look around.

For Parents and Students

Military and Their Families
Many Texans in the U.S. Armed Services or National Guard go on to college. If you’re serving in the military and seeking higher education at a Texas college or university, this section will walk you through some important information on special benefits and rules. Texas thanks you for your service and wishes you the best of luck in your college career.

Tuition for Texans in the Military
Tuition for Non-Texans in the Military
Refunds for Students Called Into Active Duty
Exemptions for Texas Veterans (Hazlewood Exemption)
Waivers for Military
Exemptions for Military
Changing Permanent Residence to Texas
Texas Veterans Commission
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs