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IMPORTANT NOTICE: The Texas Tuition Promise Fund is established and maintained by the Texas Prepaid Higher Education Tuition Board. The Texas Sunset Advisory Commission performs periodic reviews of most state agencies. The Commission is currently reviewing the mission and performance of the Board. For information on how to provide comments or suggestions to Sunset staff on the Board’s mission, operations or services, please click here.

Texas Tuition Promise Fund

General Enrollment is now open

If college is part of your child’s future, we’ve got a plan to help save for it. The Texas Tuition Promise Fund® allows you to lock in today’s prices for tomorrow’s undergraduate tuition and school-wide required feesrequired fees
Required fees are only those that must be paid by all students as a condition of enrollment in the college or university. They do not include course-specific fees such as equipment usage or lab fees, or fees related to your major or year of study.
at most Texas public colleges and universities. Tuition units purchased in the plan may be used for all or a portion of these costs, and our flexible payment options fit almost any budget.

It’s easy to open a Texas Tuition Promise Fund account. And, the sooner you start, the more affordable a college education could be.

Texans may enroll in the plan at any time between Sept. 1 and Feb. 28 (Feb. 29 in leap years). Enrollment for children younger than 1 year of age extends through July 31.

The Texas Tuition Promise Fund (the Plan) is the state’s Section 529 Prepaid Tuition Plan.529 Prepaid Tuition Plans
Also known as Qualified Tuition Programs (QTPs) or Prepaid Education Arrangements (PEAs), 529 prepaid tuition plans allow families to buy all or part of a public in-state education at present-day prices.
The Texas Prepaid Higher Education Tuition Board administers the Plan, and NorthStar Financial Services Group, LLC is the plan manager.plan manager
The professional investment manager that administers the Plan and invests the assets of the Plan as directed by the Board. The Plan Manager is NorthStar Financial Service Group, LLC.


The Texas Guaranteed Tuition Plan, also known as the Texas Tomorrow Fund, was the state’s original prepaid tuition plan and is now closed to new enrollment. More

Matching Scholarships and Tuition Grants

Our Match the Promise application period is Sept. 1 through Dec. 31.

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