UTSA Bold Promise

Our commitment to offer high-quality, affordable education to incoming freshmen who come from middle – and low-income Texas families.

What is Bold Promise

Starting in Fall 2020, incoming freshmen who qualify will have their tuition and fees covered 100% for eight fall/spring semesters taken within a 4-year time period (approx. $40,000 value), as long as eligibility is maintained. Costs are covered by scholarships, grants or tuition exemptions from federal, state and/or institutional funds.

How To Qualify

Be a Texas Resident

Have a family income up to $50,500*

Submit a FAFSA/TASFA by Jan 15

Be admitted as a Freshman for Fall 2020 by Jan 15

Rank in top 25% of high school class

Enroll full-time (12 credit hours or more) each semester

*Student must have financial need. Family income information will be determined from the FAFSA/TASFA. Student must have graduated high school within 16 months of initial enrollment as a first-time freshman. Students must meet the above criteria at the time of admission.

How to Apply

There is no separate application. Fall freshmen applicants are automatically considered if they are admitted to UTSA.

Apply and Be Admitted to UTSA by Jan 15

Apply Now

Submit your FAFSA/TASFA by Jan 15

Submit your FAFSA/TASFA

More Information

Review FAQs

Have questions about UTSA’s Bold Promise? Here are a few of our most Frequently Asked Questions.

Review FAQs

Contact One Stop

Contact One Stop for more information about eligibility, filling out your FAFSA/TASFA and applying to UTSA!

Contact One Stop