Non-Resident Student Resources
Am I an Out-of-State Student?
Students will be considered out-of-state if they are completing high school in a state other than Texas and their legal residence is not in Texas. Texas residents completing high school in another state do not count and are eligible for in-state tuition.
If there was a mistake and you were classified as a nonresident despite meeting requirements to receive resident tuition.
Do Out-of-State Students Qualify for Top 10% Automatic Admission?
Out-of-state students do not qualify for Top 10% automatic admissions. Your application will be reviewed holistically, meaning everything included in your application will be taken into consideration.
Scholarships and Financial Aid
Out-of-state students have access to the same university scholarships and private scholarships Texas residents do. Make sure to take advantage of every opportunity you find to lower your college costs.
Cost of Attendance
Non-resident students pay a different tuition rate
and set of fees than Texas residents. Because of this, your total cost of enrollment will be different. Use our Tuition Calculator
to get the most accurate picture.
Out-of-state students are eligible to apply for all University level scholarships
through the ApplyTexas Application or Common Application. The scholarship deadline for fall is December 1.
To be eligible for a non-resident tuition waiver
, a student must be awarded and maintain competitive scholarships of at least $4,000 per academic year in order to qualify.
Non-Resident Tuition Waiver
Out-of-state students who receive a competitive academic scholarship from Texas A&M may be able to waive the additional tuition and fees
from non-resident costs.