The University of Texas at San Antonio’s Bold Promise is our commitment to offer high-quality, affordable education to incoming freshmen who come from low and middle-income Texas families.
What is Bold Promise
Incoming fall freshmen who qualify will have their tuition and mandatory fees covered 100% for eight fall/spring semesters. The semesters must be taken consecutively within a 4-year time period (approx. $44,000 value across four years) and eligibility must be maintained. Tuition and mandatory fees are covered by scholarships, grants and tuition exemptions from federal, state and institutional funds.
How To Qualify
Be a Texas Resident
Have a family income up to $70,000**
Submit a FAFSA/TASFA by March 15
Admitted to UTSA by March 15
Rank in top 25% of high school class (at time of admission)
Enroll full-time (Complete 24 hours in the Fall/Spring semesters)
Note: Students in an online only program are ineligible for Bold Promise.
*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.
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