Pay for College: This page includes instructions and resources for completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA).
Texas Colleges and Universities Automatic Admission Tool: Plug in your GPA, rank, and test scores to see if you qualify for automatic admission to 35 public, 4-year colleges in Texas. Links to automatic admission requirements and merit-based scholarships are included.
Colleges with Guaranteed Admission Based on ACT/SAT Scores: These 13 out-of-state colleges offer guaranteed admission for freshman applicants who meet specific ACT and SAT score benchmarks.
Colleges that Meet 100% of Financial Need for Students: These colleges will meet 100% of an admitted student's demonstrated financial need with grants, work-study, scholarships, and in some cases, student loans.
Colleges that Meet 100% of Financial Need for Undocumented and DACA Students: These colleges will meet 100% of an admitted student's demonstrated financial need, regardless of residency status, with grants, student employment, scholarships, and in some cases, student loans.
Guaranteed Scholarships Based on ACT/SAT Scores: This is not a comprehensive list, but you can review 16 U.S. university scholarship programs that are based on ACT/SAT scores, as well as qualifiers like GPA and class rank.
The Best Colleges Providing Free Tuition: Review two college lists - one includes colleges offering free tuition to most students and the other includes colleges offering free tuition to students from families with incomes below a specific dollar amount.
80+ Colleges with Full-Ride Scholarships: This list includes colleges across the U.S. that offer at least one full-ride scholarship, which covers the cost of tuition as well as other costs, such as room and board, books, and supplies.