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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.

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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.

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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.

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

My Texas Future

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board helps working Texans identify an education path that propels them to lasting careers with greater earning potential and low or no debt.

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Building a Talent Strong Texas

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.

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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.

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Keeping higher education affordable

The THECB offers and sponsors a variety of scholarship programs that help more Texans access and afford a pathway to a better life. These include Texas First, Texas Leadership Scholars, and the Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program.

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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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Key Events

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News & Releases

April 12, 2024

A variety of THECB programs are focused on reducing nursing shortage in Texas

March 22, 2024

THECB awarded $250,000 grant for Direct Admissions Pathway

February 29, 2024

State financial aid priority deadline extended to April 15

February 6, 2024

2023 was a year to celebrate innovation and success for Texas higher education

January 30, 2024

THECB awards $12 million through TRUE Grant Program

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