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TITLE 19EDUCATION
PART 1TEXAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD
CHAPTER 4RULES APPLYING TO ALL PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION IN TEXAS
SUBCHAPTER PAPPROVAL OF DISTANCE EDUCATION COURSES AND PROGRAMS FOR PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS
RULE §4.264Formula Funding General Provisions

(a) Institutions shall report distance education courses submitted for formula funding in accordance with the Board's uniform reporting system and the provisions of this subchapter.

(b) Institutions may submit for formula funding academic credit courses delivered by distance education to any student located in Texas or to Texas residents located out-of-state or out-of-country.

(c) Institutions, with the exception of those outlined in subsection (e) of this section, shall not submit for formula funding distance education courses taken by non-resident students who are located out-of-state or out-of-country, courses in out-of-state or out-of-country programs taken by any student, or self-supporting courses.

(d) For courses not submitted for formula funding, institutions shall charge fees that are equal to or greater than Texas resident tuition and applicable fees and that are sufficient to cover the total cost of instruction and overhead, including administrative costs, benefits, computers and equipment, and other related costs. Institutions shall report fees received for self-supporting and out-of-state/country courses in accordance with general institutional accounting practices.

(e) Pursuant to Texas Education Code §54.060(a) and (f) and §61.059(n), Texas A&M University-Texarkana may submit distance education courses for formula funding that are taken by students enrolled in the university that reside in a county contiguous to the county in which Texas A&M University-Texarkana is located and who, under Texas Education Code §54.060(a), are eligible to pay resident tuition.


Source Note: The provisions of this §4.264 adopted to be effective February 23, 2010, 35 TexReg 1452; amended to be effective September 6, 2011, 36 TexReg 5680

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