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Tuition Rebate for certain Undergraduates


(Sec. 54.0065 Tex. Ed. Code)


A qualified student is eligible for a rebate of up to $1,000.00

of the undergraduate tuition the student has paid if the student:


  1. Is awarded a baccalaureate degree from a general academic teaching institution;
  2. Has attempted no more than three hours in excess of the minimum number of semester credit hours required to complete the degree, including repeats, drops or withdrawals, transfer credits, and course credit earned exclusively by examination in excess of nine semester hours; excluding ROTC hours and credit earned prior to graduating from high school;
  3. Has been classified as a resident of the state of Texas at all times while pursuing this degree; and
  4. Has graduated within a consecutive four year time period.

This is not considered a complete listing of the requirements.  All candidates for their first bachelor's degree are checked at the time of the MSU graduation audit for eligibility for this program; no special application is required.  For additional information and details, please contact Barbara Lunce in the Office of the Registrar at (940) 397-4116 or by e-mail at  You may also review the Frequently Asked Questions at