Applying to College
Every Public and Most private institutions in Texas require an apply texas application
For colleges outside of Texas
request digital transcripts* be sent directly to the college
*If you need a paper transcript, please contact your high school.
this robust tool found in the Student Portal gives individualized support for personality assessments, career & college exploration, educational interests, transcripts, financial aid, and more
helps students explore high-demand career options, gives them college partners in Texas that offer degrees in those career fields, and gets them to work after they graduate
from College Board provides students the opportunity to create best fit college searches while also applying for thousands of dollars in scholarships
College Readiness Tests
In accordance with Texas Education Code (TEC), §28.0256, beginning with students enrolled in 12th grade during the 2021-2022 school year, each student must do one of the following in order to graduate: Complete and submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); Complete and submit a Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA); or Submit a signed opt-out form.
Financial aid is money offered to students through the federal or Texas government. These can be scholarships, grants, or loans. Some financial aid is based on academic achievement while others are based on financial need.