To provide a waiver of nonresident tuition to individuals from Mexico who have financial need and enroll in public institutions in Texas.
NOTE: This webpage is intended to provide basic information for the public by highlighting requirements that appear in the Texas Education Code (TEC) and Texas Administrative Code (TAC). When reviewing eligibility requirements this exemption program, you should always refer to the relevant statutes and rules. The information on this webpage is to be used solely as a resource and does not override the statute or rules for this exemption program. It is not intended as, and does not constitute, legal advice.
- Residents of Mexico;
- Demonstrate financial need; and
- Enroll in a graduate degree program in public health conducted by a public university or health-related institution in a county immediately adjacent to Mexico.
Non-immigrant aliens living in Texas who are citizens of Mexico are eligible for this program.
Limited to public universities offering graduate degree programs in public health that are located in a county adjacent to Mexico.
The process for applying for a tuition waiver varies from college to college. Normally, the office of the registrar processes tuition waivers. However, waivers may also be processed by the admissions office and/or financial aid. The student must be able to provide the college or university with proof that he/she meets the program eligibility requirements.
Generally, student eligibility for a waiver must be established prior to or at the time of enrollment. Contact your college for additional information.
- To read more about this program check out:
Texas Education Code 54.231(b)(4) and Coordinating Board Rule, Chapter 21, Subchapter B, Section 29 (Pertaining to Exceptions)
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