To enable an individual in the state in accordance with the agreement between the parties to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, and his/her spouse and children to enroll in public institutions in Texas while paying the resident tuition rate.
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.
Individuals who are members of a family in Texas in accordance with the agreement between the parties to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
Limited to public institutions in the state of Texas.
This program permits nonresident students to pay tuition and fees at the resident rate.
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. Students must provide proof that the family is stationed in Texas in keeping with the North Atlantic Treaty.
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 54.232 or Coordinating Board Rule, Chapter 21, Subchapter B, Section 29(10)(G) (Pertaining to Exceptions).
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