Financial Aid: FAFSA & TASFA

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What is Financial Aid?

Financial aid consists of funds provided to students and families to pay for post-secondary educational expenses. Post-secondary education can be defined as any education program after high school, including 4-year colleges, 2-year colleges, trade programs and technical programs.

Financial aid comes in two forms, students will complete one or the other, not both:

  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at
  • Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA) at a NEW online application (coming soon)

Introduction to FAFSA

Introduction to TASFA

Not sure which application to fill out?

Additional financial aid information is available on our Pay for College site.