Tarrant County 817-531-2657    Dallas County 214-920-9288  

Apply Interested? Then answer the questions below:

1) How do I know if I’m ELIGIBLE to participate in this program?

You are eligible if you meet ALL of the following requirements:

  • You are a US citizen or permanent legal resident (with an A#)
  • You are 19 years or older
  • You live in Dallas or Tarrant County
  • You never earned a bachelor’s degree and want to start your studies in the next 6-8 months

2) How do I know if I’m READY to participate?

You are ready if you meet all of the following:

  • You know what interests you and what subjects you want to study
  • You are ready to fill out admissions and financial aid applications
  • You have support from family or friends for you plans to attend college
  • You can start your studies within the next 6-8 months

If you are ready to act on your plans, pick a course of study, complete applications, enroll and register in classes in the next 6-8 months, then fill out the form below!

Application for Prospective Participants

Please fill the form below and click "Submit" button at the bottom to submit your application.




If you do not have a resident alien card, you are not eligible for EOC services. (*) A valid resident alien card is also known as a green card, I-551, I-151, or conditional residency card.

Describe yourself
Current Education Level

Name of Agency, Organization, or Individual

Income and Household Information

The U.S. Department of Education requires the Educational Opportunity Center to give priority to low-income individuals, neither of whose parents has a bachelor's degree.

I certify that my annual taxable income is as indicated above. All information I have provided to the Educational Opportunity Center is true and correct to the best of my knowledge.

The information that UTA collects will be retained as required by Texas records retention in conjunction with federal regulations established by the US Dept. of Education. The US Dept. of Ed. Requires the EOC to give priority to low-income individuals, neither of whose parent has a bachelor’s degree. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident age 19 years or older residing in Dallas or Tarrant County. The University of Texas at Arlington does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, disabilities, genetic information, and/or veteran status in its educational programs or activities it operates. For more information, visit uta.edu/eoc. For information regarding Title IX, visit uta.edu/titleix.

In submitting this application you are indicating that the information you have provided in this document is accurate and verifiable. It grants permission to the EOC to access your educational records to better serve your needs. All information will be kept confidential.