Aggie Assurance
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General Information

Texas A&M

Traditional-aged students are post-secondary students under 25 years old who enroll directly from high school; non-traditional students are typically 25 years of age or older, who may have delayed post-secondary education enrollment, are financially independent of parents, work full-time, and/or have dependents other than spouse; special populations refers to students who must overcome barriers that may require special consideration and attention to ensure equal opportunity for success and in an educational setting.

Other

Traditional and non–traditional students are eligible; students cannot have previously earned a bachelor's degree.

Geographical range of eligible students: all local students, all statewide students, all students nationally.

Statewide

First-dollar programs provide tuition assistance regardless of federal financial aid. Last-dollar programs provide tuition assistance after considering federal financial aid (e.g., Pell Grant). Plus programs provide some kind of monetary support for expenses other than tuition.

Last Dollar

Bachelor

One year = two semesters; Two years (Associate Degree) = four semesters. A Promise that may go up to a Bachelor's degree level will be 4+

4 consecutive academic years. semester(s)

Private

No

CSA programs often have specific names such as "College Kick Start" so be sure to check any college savings accounts you have to see if they are CSAs.

No

Program Requirements

Yes

Full-Time

Students must be a Texas resident, must be a freshman entering Texas A&M, and must be enrolled full time. The student or the parents of the student (if a dependent) must have an adjusted gross income of $60,000 or less. Tuition support grants are available on a sliding scale for the students whose family income is over $60,000 but below $130,000.

The student or the parents of the student (if a dependent) must have an adjusted gross income of $60,000 or less. Tuition support grants are available on a sliding scale for the students whose family income is over $60,000 but below $130,000.

No

Full-time status is defined as 12 or 15 credits per semester (24 or 30 per year). Part-time is less than those levels.

12 credit hours per semester

While in college, what GPA do you need to keep the Promise? (Satisfactory Academic Progress, or SAP, is usually 2.0)

2.5 GPA

None

Aggie Assurance is available to Texas residents with an annual family income below $60,000. The Promise covers four or more semesters and can be used at Texas A&M – Central Station for the general education requirements needed for a Bachelor's degree. Additionally, the Promise provides support including careers Services. Must enroll full time to receive Promise. For more information, visit financialaid.tamu.edu/Aggie–Assurance or contact (979) 845–3236 or financialaid@tamu.edu.
400 Bizzell St., College Station, TX 77843


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