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Children of Nurse Faculty

General Information

  • Waives tuition for children of certain professional nursing faculty or staff employed by UTA.

Eligibility: See Texas Education Code SECTION 54.355 and 51.9095.

Required Documentation

  • Application form available at: Form to be completed by student, and parent. Parent to submit completed form to employing Nursing department for verification.


  • Parent must be employed by UTA at the beginning of the semester as a full-time member of faculty or staff in the professional nursing program, or be under contract for said employment at some time during the semester. Parent must hold a master's or doctoral degree in nursing, or a baccalaureate degree if employed as a full-time teaching assistant in the professional nursing program. The Child/Student must be 25 years of age or younger, including adopted child; be classified as a Texas resident for tuition purposes; have not been awarded a baccalaureate degree; be enrolled at the same institution of higher education at which parent is currently employed. Exemption may be awarded for a maximum of 10 semesters. If parent's employment is less than full time, exemption is to be prorated in accordance with parent's employment load. Under no circumstances is the exemption to be for an amount less than 25% of the student's tuition.

Tuition, Fees and Charges

  • Waived Items:
    • Designated Tuition

Authorizing Department(s)

  • College of Nursing and Health Innovation  

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