Other Institutional Resources

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) provides leadership, guidance, expertise, and resources to improve the efficiency and quality of higher education in Texas. The THECB provides oversight for Texas public and independent institutions of higher education to encourage and promote excellence in undergraduate and graduate education degree programs available for Texas students. Please visit the resources below for more information.


Academic Common Market

The ACM is a cooperative agreement among 15 Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) states allowing students to pursue out-of-state academic degree programs at the in-state tuition rate.

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Apprenticeship Crosswalks

Crosswalks between U.S. Department of Labor registered apprenticeship training programs and THECB approved CTE courses in eighteen CTE fields.

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Bacterial Meningitis

Requirements for Bacterial Meningitis Vaccinations.

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Common Calendar

A common calendar for Texas public universities and community, technical and state colleges.

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Data Resources for Legislative Budget Board (LBB) Measures

The data provided reflect the most recent information available at the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and are intended as a resource for the Legislative Budget Board (LBB) Performance Measures (to be submitted by Texas public universities and community, state, and technical colleges to the LBB).

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District Creation

Information about creating a public community college district, annexation to an existing community college district, creation of a branch campus of an existing community college district, and conducting a branch campus maintenance tax election.

For Community Leaders

Fast Facts and Approval Process about Annexation, Branch Campus Formation, and Community College Creation

For College Personnel

Approval Process Information for Branch Campus of a Community College and Maintenance Tax Election

For questions regarding the material presented here, e-mail AQW@highered.texas.gov.

Educator Preparation Resources

Resources to help improve recruitment, preparation and retention of teachers in Texas.

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Facilities Resources

Facilities resources for Texas public institutions of higher education, including, where applicable, general academic institutions, health-related institutions, and community, state, and technical colleges.

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Institutional Inventories of Degree Programs & Degree Program Search

The degree program inventory contains information on degree and certificate programs offered by Texas public institutions of higher education and Private Postsecondary Institutions.

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Intellectual Property Policies

Information and guidelines for Texas public higher education institutions to develop and maintain policies on intellectual property.

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Liaisons serve as a single point of contact between each of the colleges and the Coordinating Board.

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Mission Statements for Public Universities and Health-Related Institutions

Mission Statements are formal statements of the mission of an institution of a public university or health-related institution.

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Proposal Tracking System

Information on the status of current program and administrative requests as well as information on actions taken by the Coordinating Board regarding past requests.

Learn About the Proposal Tracking System

State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA)

SARA is an agreement among member states, districts and territories that establishes comparable national standards for interstate offering of postsecondary distance education courses and programs.

Read About SARA