Uniform Admissions

Uniform Admission Policy

Under the Uniform Admission Policy, each public university shall admit first-time undergraduate students in accordance with TEC §51.803-51.809 and TAC, Title 19, Part 1, Chapter 5, Subchapter A, §5.5. Students who graduate from a Texas public school in the top 10 or 25 percent or of their high school class are eligible for consideration for admission to a public university if the student has completed the distinguished level of achievement under the Foundation, Recommended, or Advanced High School Program from a Texas public high school or from a private high school that is equivalent in content and rigor to the distinguished level of achievement under the Foundation, the Recommended, or Advanced High School Program; or has achieved college readiness scores on the ACT or SAT entrance exams.

Exemptions from the Policy

To claim an exemption from the Policy, students must submit one of the two Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board exemption forms completed by the high school counselor or other school official and all other documents for consideration for admission to any Texas public university. The forms below can be printed and submitted via the instructions on either two forms.

Texas Private High School Certification