Tuition Planning Calculator

Use this calculator to explore the flexibility of the Texas Tuition Promise Fund. You can compare Tuition Unit types and payment plans to find the best option for you. See how your selection can be applied at up to five Texas public universities, colleges and community colleges of your choice. Run as many calculations and scenarios as you choose.

Part 1: Create Your Plan

Calculator figures reflect unit prices in effect for the period that began 9/1/2018 and ends 8/31/2019. Existing account owners can purchase additional Tuition Units during that sales period. New enrollment closes annually on Februrary 28th (or 29th on a leap year) with the exception of newborns who can be enrolled through July 31st annually. Calculator prices will be updated in September 2019 for the next enrollment period.

Part 1: Your Data
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Beneficiary's Birth Date (m/d/y):       / /
Preferred Tuition Unit Type:      
Preferred Payment Plan:    Lump Sum Purchase  (one-time payment)
Installment Purchase  (monthly/annual payments)
Pay-As-You-Go Purchase  (any amount at any time)
Total Number of Type I Tuition Units You Wish to Purchase:      
100 Type I Tuition Units = 30 semester credit hours of tuition and required fees at the most expensive Texas public four-year college or university
100 Type I Tuition Units = 30 semester credit hours of tuition and required fees at the most expensive Texas public four-year college or university

Note: Participation in the Texas Tuition Promise Fund does not guarantee admission to any college or university.

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The Texas Tuition Promise Fund® is established and maintained by the Texas Prepaid Higher Education Tuition Board. NorthStar Financial Services Group, LLC, in conjunction with its subsidiaries and affiliates, serves as the plan manager. Some states offer favorable tax treatment to their residents only if they invest in the state's own plan. Investors should consider before investing whether their or their designated beneficiary's home state offers any state tax or other benefits that are only available for investments in such state's qualified tuition program and should consult their tax advisor. The Contracts are not deposits or other obligations of any depository institution. Neither a Contract nor any return paid with a refund is insured or guaranteed by the FDIC, the state of Texas, the Texas Prepaid Higher Education Tuition Board, any other state or federal governmental agency or NorthStar Financial Services Group, LLC or its subsidiaries or affiliates. The Contracts have not been registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission or with any state.

Purchasers should carefully consider the risks, administrative fees, service and other charges and expenses associated with the Contracts, including plan termination and decreased refund or transfer value. The Plan Description and Master Agreement contain this and other information about the Plan, and may be obtained by visiting or calling 1.800.445.GRAD (4723), option #5. Purchasers should read these documents carefully before purchasing a Contract.

Comments or complaints may be forwarded to the Prepaid Higher Education Tuition Program, Office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts at P.O. Box 13407, Austin, Texas 78711-3407, or by calling 1-512-936-2064.

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