Rule 40405: Tuition Rates for Undergraduate Students with Excessive Semester Credit Hours | University of Texas System

Rule 40405: Tuition Rates for Undergraduate Students with Excessive Semester Credit Hours

Rule 40405: Tuition Rates for Undergraduate Students with Excessive Semester Credit Hours

Details

Series: 
40000: Academic Issues
Who should know: 
Administrators
Students
Responsible Offices: 
Academic Affairs
Health Affairs
Date Approved: 
November 9, 2004
Date Last Amended: 
September 17, 2008

Sec. 1  Background. 

Pursuant to Texas Education Code Section 54.014, institutions of higher education may charge a resident student a tuition rate that is higher than the regular resident tuition, but does not exceed the nonresident tuition rate, if the student has previously attempted 170 or more semester credit hours without earning a baccalaureate degree. Section 61.0595 of the Texas Education Code directs the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to withhold formula funding for students who have previously attempted 170 or more semester credit hours for courses taken at any institution of higher education while classified as a resident of Texas for tuition purposes.

Sec. 2 Delegation. 

The Board of Regents delegates to the presidents of institutions authority to charge a tuition rate that is higher than the regular tuition rate but that does not exceed the statutory nonresident tuition rate to resident undergraduate students who accumulate excessive hours.

Definitions

Excessive Semester Credit Hours – An undergraduate student who has previously attempted 170 or more semester credit hours without earning a baccalaureate degree.

Amended Log

Editorial amendments made to Numbers 4 and 5 on September 17, 2008
December 10, 2004

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