Issue Date:
Revised Date: 2017-12-05

Legal Cites

Object Type

Cash — Education

Origin Date

1971 by the 62nd Leg.


Fees charged each career school or college.

  1. School certificate of approval, $2,000.
  2. Small school certificate of approval, $1,000.
  3. Renewal fee not to exceed 0.3% of the gross tuition and fees, excluding refunds; or $500.
  4. Initial fee for a representative, $60.
  5. Annual renewal fee for a representative, $30.
  6. Change of school or owner name, $100.
  7. Change of school address, $180.
  8. Change of name or address of representative, $10.
  9. Application for additional program, $150.
  10. Application for additional seminar and workshop, $25.
  11. Application for director, administrative staff member or instructor, $15.
  12. Application fee for authority to grant degrees, $2,000.
  13. Application fee for additional degree program, $250.
  14. Inspection fee of classroom facilities separate from main campus, $250.
  15. (Tuition protection fee, annually set by the commission.
  16. Fee for investigation to resolve complaint, $600.
  17. Fee to collect, analyze and report student-level data, not to exceed cost of services.
  18. Application and annual renewal for regulation of career school, college or program through a memo of understanding, up to $2,000.

If at the end of the fiscal year, fees in excess of amount needed for administration are transferred to Career School or College Tuition Trust Account (No. 0925).

Due Date

At time of certification or registration; before starting operations.


Amended by S.B. 60, 68th Leg., R.S. effective 9-1-83.

Amended by H.B. 1593, 69th Leg., R.S. effective 9-1-85.

Amended by S.B. 417, 71st Leg., R.S. effective 9-1-89.

S.B. 417, 71st Leg., R.S. modified and added fees effective 9-1-89. The GAA (S.B. 222, 71st Leg., R.S.) rider 21, Article III page 17, set fees higher than those in S.B. 417. Per Government Code § 316.043(b) the S.B. 417 fees were suspended and GAA fees charged.

Rates amended by H.B. 2885, 72nd Leg., R.S.

Transferred from the Texas Education Agency (701) to the Workforce Commission (320) by H.B. 1863, 74th Leg., R.S.

Fee to analyze and report student level data added by H.B. 1985, 77th Leg., R.S.

Transfer to Fund 0925 added by H.B. 3295, 76th Leg., R.S.

Tuition protection fee deposited to GR Account 5019 - Proprietary School Tuition Protection until S.B. 1343 and S.B. 280, 78th Leg., R.S. repealed GR Account 5019 and transferred all amounts related to tuition protection to Fund 0925.

Amended by H.B. 2806, 79th Leg., R.S.

USAS Values

Appropriation Year 24
Receipt Category 11 – Education
Receipt Type 10 – Business/Professional Fees
Object Group 30 – Revenues
USAS Status A