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Relating to providing information to undergraduate students
regarding certain fixed or flat tuition rates provided by certain
institutions of higher education.
No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
SB 1193 would require any general academic teaching institution that offers a
fixed tuition rate program, and an institution that offers a flat rate program, to provide
information explaining the effect of the program on the calculation
of a student’s cost per credit hour, clearly describing the amount of
tuition a student would pay for varying course loads covered by the
Texas Action supports SB 1193 on the principle of individual liberty. Equipping students with this information greatly aids their decision making process in choosing what courses to take and helps them better understand the costs of the program they are enrolled in or are considering enrolling in.