TX College Guidebook - Spring Semester 2019 - Page 97

Use the link on a Campus Guide page to
determine the school’s Admission Counselor
for your region of Texas. They are happy to
help answer any questions you may have.
Most counselors have an office on campus,
but some live and office in other cities. Many
of the larger schools have Regional Offices
in the DFW Metroplex, Houston, Austin/San
Antonio, West Texas, and the Valley.
To the left: A&M’s Admissions Office in McAllen
Texas public colleges are required by Texas law to provide automatic admission
of Texas students ranking in the top of their graduating class -- 6% for UT Austin
(Fall 2019), 10% for all other universities. Many schools auto admit a lower rank than
required by law. Some Texas private colleges also have an auto admit policy based on
graduation rank and/or exam scores. A reminder: Good grades are worth the effort!
If graduating in the designated top rank, most all colleges require students to submit
their SAT or ACT exam scores. No minimum score, however, is required for admission
to the university. Exam scores, however, can help you earn exceptional scholarships!
List of TX Public Colleges Auto Admit Ranking Requirements
TX Auto Admission Guidelines (State Legislature)
Most applications require a fee of $15 to $75 for processing. To be exempt from
payment of a college’s application fee, students may submit a fee waiver.
Usually waivers are presented by students with demonstrated economic need, but
sometimes schools provide fee waivers for students who visit their campus. To learn
more, consult with your high school counselor and/or the university admission’s office.
Copies of two waiver forms are provided in Resources.
Fee Waiver Form from NACAC - May use four times
Fee Waiver Form from ACT - Unlimited use
TX College Guidebook


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