Texas Tech University

Tuition-Free Program

The State of Texas has designated TTU K-12 eligible to receive state funds. As a result, beginning in August 2021, we will offer a tuition-free K-12 online academic program for full-time Texas resident students. This program will be offered in addition to the current options we provide.

TTU K-12 Provides:

  • free online full-time course enrollments funded by the State of Texas
  • free registration for TTU K-12 Diploma Program
  • free access to online or print textbooks for courses

Parent/Guardian Provides:

  • student computer with minimum technology requirements
  • reliable, high-speed internet access
  • graphing calculator for math courses
  • general school supplies, including spiral notebooks, pens, pencils, and highlighters
  • commonly available household supplies for specialty courses, such as art and science

Potential Students:
Enrollment Options

If you are applying to TTU K-12's tuition-free program and are a Texas resident:

Enrollment in the Texas resident tuition-free program is limited. State law requires that we conduct a lottery to select students for existing admission slots each semester. In between lotteries, applicants will be placed on a waitlist and will be contacted as slots become available. The next lottery will take place on November 15, 2021, for enrollments beginning in January 2022.

  • You will need a birth certificate, proof of Texas residency, and an unofficial transcript to submit your application*. You will not be entered into the lottery unless this required information is provided.
  • Homeschool students must also provide a transcript and will be required to take Credit By Exams for grade placement.

Please Be Aware

There are some different requirements for tuition-free students, based on state law. By submitting the application, you are agreeing to abide by these requirements.

Tuition-Free Program RequirementsTuition-Free FAQs

Special Services

Transition Coordinator

Natasha Newman
natasha.newman@ttu.edu
806-834-0657

Texas Tech K-12
Drane Hall Room 170-D
Box 42191
Lubbock TX 79409

Special Services Contacts

Homelesss Liason: Natasha Newman

Additional information can be found on the TEA Special Education Resources page.
For information regarding Texas Transition and Employment: Texas Transition and Employment Guide


For the TTU K-12 Student Handbook, Code of Conduct and other important information,visit our Student Resources page.

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