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2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
Tuition Exemptions

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Exemptions are a type of financial assistance allowing some Texas residents to attend a public college or university in Texas without paying tuition or, in some cases, tuition and fees. Examples include the following:

  • Blind or deaf students
  • Children of disabled firemen and peace officers
  • Children of prisoners of war or persons missing in action
  • Salaried Fire fighters enrolled in fire science courses
  • Foster-care students
  • Highest ranking high school graduate
  • ROTC/National Guard students
  • Senior citizens,
  • Hazelwood Exemption (for Texas Veterans)
  • Children of U.S. Military who are Missing in Action or Prisoners of War (MIA/POWs),
  • Orphans of Texas Members of the U.S. Armed Forces or National Guard

For a full list and the criteria for eligibility, visit, or contact the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board at 1-800-242-3062.