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Senior Citizens 65+ for 6 Hours Free Tuition

General Information

  • Available to senior citizens age 65 or older for both undergraduate and graduate course work. Exempt from payment of tuition for a maximum of 6 semester credit hours per semester. Apply for exemption BEFORE registering for classes. 

Eligibility: See Texas Education Code SECTION 54.365 and 51.9095.

Required Documentation

  • Must show proof of age and complete application in Admissions Office.


  • Students must register during late registration as exemption is limited to space availability. Tuition waived for maximum of 6 hours per semester. Students enrolled in Accelerated Online courses are not eligible for waiver.

Tuition, Fees and Charges

  • Waived Items:
    • Designated Tuition

Authorizing Department(s)

  • Graduate Admissions
  • UG Admissions

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