Creating a path for a bright future

UTA and Dallas County Promise work to make a world-class education affordable and set students on the path to achieve their dreams. Dallas Promise is a coalition of 69 participating high schools and partner universities. First-year graduates from a participating Dallas Promise high school or Dallas Promise Path transfer students with an associate's degree from Dallas College may qualify for the last dollar award if they meet all of the UTA eligibility requirements.

Eligibility Requirements 

Students must meet all eligibility requirements by May 1st.

  1. Submit Dallas Promise Path form
  2. Complete FAFSA or TASFA. Students must also be Federal Pell Grant and/or TEXAS Grant eligible.
  3. Incoming first-year and transfer students must apply to UTA and submit all supporting admissions documents by May 1st.
    • Incoming transfer students are required to have an associate's degree from Dallas College to be eligible for Dallas Promise.
  4. Have a family adjusted gross income of $85,000 or less.
  5. Must be a Texas resident. 

Learn more about program eligibility and renewal requirements by reviewing the Blaze Forward program

Find Your Maverick Factor!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Have questions on eligibility deadlines? Financial aid concerns? Review Dallas Promise Frequently Asked Questions to assist you.

UTA Dallas Recruitment Office

Dallas Recruitment Office Location

Our Dallas Recruitment Office can assist you with any questions about admissions or about the promise programs. 1111 W. Mockingbird Lane, Suite 1180, Dallas, TX 75247.

Assistant Director of Dallas County Promise, Dariela Gonzalez.

Here to help you Thrive!

As a partner of Dallas County Promise, we are dedicated to creating a path for a bright future for our Dallas Promise students. We will provide the support and assistance needed to ease the transition for students considering UTA as their pathway. 

If you have any questions or need guidance about Dallas Promise or the admissions process at UTA, please don't hesitate to reach me.