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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.


Essential Enrollment Information


After you carefully read the Plan Description and Master Agreement, take one of the following steps to enroll in the Texas Tuition Promise Fund:

  • Enroll online. It only takes about 15 minutes to establish a contractcontract
    A contract under which a person the Purchaser purchases from the Board on behalf of a Beneficiary one or more tuition unit(s) that the Beneficiary is entitled to apply to the payment of the Beneficiary’s undergraduate tuition and required fees at an Eligible Educational Institution.
    to prepay all or part of your child’s undergraduate college tuition and required fees.
  • Download an Enrollment Kit to get more information about the Texas Tuition Promise Fund along with the application.
  • Download an Enrollment Application. Print and complete the application and mail it back to us.

Ready-To-Enroll Checklist

Once you decide to purchase a tuition contract from the Texas Tuition Promise Fund, you simply need to:

  • Choose a Tuition UnitsTuition Units
    Tuition Units are the unit of measure used to purchase prepaid tuition. Generally, one unit represents one percent of the cost of tuition and required fees for 30 semester hours at the school that most closely matches the unit’s pricing structure.
    type
  • Select a Payment Option
  • Decide how many Tuition UnitsTuition Units
    Tuition Units are the unit of measure used to purchase prepaid tuition. Generally, one unit represents one percent of the cost of tuition and required fees for 30 semester hours at the school that most closely matches the unit’s pricing structure.
    you want to purchase
  • Pay a one-time administrative fee of $25
  • Purchase as little as one Tuition UnitsTuition Units
    Tuition Units are the unit of measure used to purchase prepaid tuition. Generally, one unit represents one percent of the cost of tuition and required fees for 30 semester hours at the school that most closely matches the unit’s pricing structure.
    to establish an account
  • Assemble the following information available for both the PurchaserPurchaser
    The person who establishes the Contract for a specified Beneficiary. There can only be one Purchaser for each Contract. The Purchaser is responsible for making payments in a timely manner and is the only person who may direct or receive refunds, or may direct rollovers, Contract changes, and changes in the designated Beneficiary except that the Contract may be cancelled or modified by the Plan. Friends and family who contribute to another person’s account are not the Purchaser and may not prevent, direct or receive refunds, and may not direct rollovers, contract changes, or changes in the designated Beneficiary.
    and the BeneficiaryBeneficiary
    The person designated by the Purchaser under a Prepaid Tuition Contract as the person for whom undergraduate tuition and required fees will be paid to an Eligible Educational Institution when authorized by the Purchaser.
    :
    • Social Security number
    • Mailing address
    • Phone number
    • Date of birth
    • Routing and account numbers for Purchaser’sPurchaser
      The person who establishes the Contract for a specified Beneficiary. There can only be one Purchaser for each Contract. The Purchaser is responsible for making payments in a timely manner and is the only person who may direct or receive refunds, or may direct rollovers, Contract changes, and changes in the designated Beneficiary except that the Contract may be cancelled or modified by the Plan. Friends and family who contribute to another person’s account are not the Purchaser and may not prevent, direct or receive refunds, and may not direct rollovers, contract changes, or changes in the designated Beneficiary.
      bank account