Read more about Building a Talent Strong Texas

Building a
Talent Strong Texas

The state’s strategic plan for higher education is raising the bar for Texas. We will connect students to credentials that offer opportunities for good jobs and meaningful careers.

Learn more about Empowering Our Students

our Students

We help students and their families navigate the path to enrolling in and completing a postsecondary program that enables them to flourish in our world-class economy.

Read more about Equipping Our Workforce

our Workforce

Texas’ economy is changing as our population grows and diversifies. We help Texans remain competitive by earning credentials that align skills with the jobs the workforce demands.

Learn how we are Supporting Our Institutions

our Institutions

We are committed to being a resource, partner, and advocate for advancing all institutions of higher education.

Read more about how we collaborate with our stakeholders


Together with our stakeholders, we accelerate innovations in teaching and learning while bolstering research and development to advance our great state.

Higher EDge 2023

The Texas Higher Education Leadership Conference is now Higher EDge! Join us in Austin for two days of exploration and excitement regarding the future of higher ed.

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Our Future. In Focus.

A new plan for higher education means there’s a place for all Texans in tomorrow’s economy. Learn more about Building a Talent Strong Texas, a refreshed strategy for higher education.

Review the state’s strategic plan


Texas transforms community college finance

Thanks to HB 8, Texas has a modern and dynamic outcomes-based funding formula based on specific goals aligned with our state’s higher education plan and workforce needs.

Learn about the change

Collaborate through digital learning

Digital learning is innovating the higher education space with open educational resources. Discover free resources available where you are.


Loan repayment for working Texans

We aim to keep college affordable while supporting Texas' critical industries, like nursing, health care, teaching, and public safety.

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News & Releases

November 30, 2023

With THECB Scholarship Programs, Texans Can Access and Afford College Opportunities

November 30, 2023

Higher EDge leadership conference to focus on key issues facing higher ed

September 7, 2023

THECB approves rules implementing community college funding system

August 28, 2023

New online tool aims to close skills gap and help more Texans plan for their future

August 28, 2023

My Texas Future: Because Texas Students’ Future Is Our Future

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