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Your Financial Aid Application - TASFA or FAFSA?

Which financial aid application should you use?

There are many different applications for people with different statuses. Choose the one that best applies to you:

If none of these apply to you but you are classified as a Texas resident and therefore are eligible to pay the Texas in-state tuition rate, use one of the following applications, whichever is applicable:

English Version

2016-2017 TASFA Application  

2016-2017 TASFA Application Instructions  

2015-2016 TASFA Application 

Spanish Version

2016-2017 TASFA Application  

2016-2017 TASFA Application Instructions  

2015-2016 TASFA Application 

To use this application, you cannot be paying the Texas resident tuition rate due to a waiver such as an in-state scholarship or an assistantship. Nonresidents paying the resident rate due to a waiver are still nonresidents.

Additional Information

If you have questions regarding your eligibility to apply for financial aid or which status you fall into, contact the Financial Aid Office at the college or university you plan to attend.

For Administrators:

Institutional Procedures for TASFA 

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