The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. You can be reassured, that your immigration status and the information provided will be kept confidential and is not shared.
No, Dreamers do not qualify for federal financial aid. You do qualify for Texas financial aid and may apply for many private scholarships.
Yes, in the state of Texas, you qualify for in state tuition based on Texas residency. (via House Bill 1403)
Live in Texas for 36 months prior to high school graduation. Sign affidavit declaring intention to apply for permanent residency. Live in Texas a year prior to enrollment.
- All perspective students apply for admission through Apply Texas. When creating an account, be sure to select “create new 4-year university undergraduate admissions application” under My Application.
- Select University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington) and select your application status (Freshmen, US or Transfer, US). You should NOT select an international application.
- If you have a social security number you should enter it into the system, however it is not required.
- For more information visit UTA's Admissions page.