Texas Guaranteed Tuition Plan
The Texas Guaranteed Tuition Plan, a prepaid tuition plan has stopped accepting new enrollments. However, Texas residents may invest in the Texas Tuition Promise Fund, a unit-based prepaid plan that enables families to prepay future tuition and mandatory fees at Texas public institutions.
4.5 of 5
- Program typePrepaid contract
- Enrollment periodClosed to new enrollment.
- State agencyState Comptroller's Office and the Texas Prepaid Higher Education Tuition Board
- Tax deduction
Ratings & Rankings
Our overall rating for TX residents
This is an excellent program with many benefits for the participant and positive investment attributes. If it has any significant weaknesses then it also has some particularly good things to recommend it.
Our overall rating for non-residents
This program is not open to you either because it has residency requirements or because it has stopped accepting new enrollments.
State residency requirements:
Who can be a participant/owner in the program?
Significant time or age restrictions imposed by the program:
Available tuition packages:
Benefits for beneficiary attending private or out-of-state institution:
Contract payment options:
Are program benefits backed by the full faith and credit of the state?
Are program benefits collateralized or guaranteed in any other way?
Fees & Expenses
Enrollment or application fee:
Taxes and other Benefits
- Tax deduction for single filersNone
- Tax deduction for joint filersNone
Texas doesn't offer tax deductions
Program match on contributions:
State tax deduction or credit for contributions:
State tax treatment of qualified distributions:
Does the sponsoring state exclude the value of an account for state financial aid purposes?
Does participation in the program provide beneficiaries with any advantages in qualifying for resident tuition status at state institutions?
Is there a rewards program or outside scholarship program that works with this program?
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