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UTSA launches 100% tuition free program, Bold Promise

The program is meant to make a college education more accessible to high-achieving students from low and middle-income families.

SAN ANTONIO — The University of Texas at San Antonio is making a pretty Bold Promise to its students. 

Today, the school announced that they are launching Bold Promise, a 100% tuition-free program. 

The program is part of UTSA's commitment to make a college education more accessible to high-achieving students from low and middle-income families. 

An estimated 4,1000 newly admitted students could qualify for UTSA Bold Promise in Fall 2020, according to a press release from the university. 

The Bold Promise is open to first-time freshmen who are state residents who come from families with an income up to $50,500 the median income in San Antonio and qualify for admission by ranking in the top 25% of their high school class. 

UTSA plans to devote an estimated $41 million in aid with this program.