The Tuition Rebate Application Deadline for Spring 2023 Graduates closed on Friday, May5th at 5:00pm. For Summer 2023 Graduates, the application will re-open in July 2023.
Graduating seniors may be eligible for a tuition rebate of up to $1,000 at graduation if they meet specific criteria. For more information about the rules and requirements, visit the Tuition Rebate Page.
Longhorn Fixed-rate Tuition Rebate
Resident and non-resident undergraduate students are eligible for a rebate of up to $2,500 if they are enrolled in the Longhorn Fixed Tuition program and meet specific criteria. For more information about rules and requirements, visit the Tuition Rebate Page.
Students desiring to qualify for a tuition rebate are solely responsible for enrolling only in courses that will qualify them for the rebate.
A student will be eligible for a partial rebate of their undergraduate tuition if ALL the following criteria are met:
1. The student must not have enrolled at any institution of higher education before the Fall 1997 semester.
2. At the time they earn a first undergraduate degree, the student must have attempted* no more than three semester hours beyond the minimum number of hours required for the degree.
- Example: For a degree requiring 120 hours, students may not take more than 123 hours to remain eligible.
- Note: If you dropped more than one class throughout your undergraduate career, you are most likely ineligible. Check with your advisor.
Hours attempted* include:
- All courses the student has undertaken, such as transfer credit**, credit earned by examination***, study abroad courses****, courses the student dropped or from which the student withdrew after the date the official enrollment count was taken,
- Optional internship and cooperative education courses,
- Courses the student failed,
- Courses the student repeated.
- If the student has earned credit-by-exam for more than nine hours of coursework, the hours in excess of nine are also counted as hours attempted.
3. The student must have been a Texas resident and must have been eligible to pay resident tuition at all times while pursuing the degree.
4. For students who enroll for the first time in the fall 2005 or later, a student must graduate within four calendar years for a four-year degree.
- Example: Students graduating in Spring 2023 must have started at The University of Texas no sooner than Fall 2019 to be eligible.
* Courses dropped for reasons that are determined by the institution to be totally beyond the control of the student shall not be counted.
** Transfer work that was taken during high school (dual credit) shall not be counted.
*** The first nine (9) hours earned by examination (that is, credit earned on the basis of AP courses, CLEP or credit granted for high SAT or ACT scores) shall not be counted.
**** The first nine (9) hours earned through study abroad shall not be counted.
If you received tuition waivers or exemptions and did not pay tuition out-of-pocket, this will make you ineligible for the tuition rebate. If you have questions regarding your tuition rebate eligibility related to tuition waivers or exemptions, you should contact the Tuition Billing Department/ Students Accounts Receivable Office at 512- 475-7771.
Use the same application for both rebates. Students may apply for either one, or both if eligible. An eligible student must submit an application in the same semester they apply to graduate.
Tuition rebates may be reduced by the amount of any outstanding student loan owed to or guaranteed by the State of Texas.