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CHAPTER VI

2. ADMISSIONS STANDARDS AND REQUIREMENTS

Student admissions standards, entrance requirements, and degree qualifications shall be determined and prescribed by each Component subject to the approval of the Board upon the recommendation of the Chancellor and of the Academic and Health Affairs Committee. Enrollment preference shall be given to residents of the State of Texas. Each Component shall implement the American College Testing Program, Scholastic Aptitude Test, and/or the College Entrance Examination Board testing program as appropriate to its mission for entering first time students after approval of the program by the Board. No otherwise qualified applicant for enrollment shall be denied admission on the basis of sex, religion, race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, disability, or other criteria prohibited by law.