Tuition Waivers and Exemptions

For questions regarding Undergraduate Admission Tuition deposit waiver, please visit here.

Pursuant to F.S. 1009.26, F.S. 1009.265, F.S. 1009.25 and Board of Governors Rule 7.008, FAU is authorized to waive tuition and associated fees for the categories listed below. Please follow the instructions listed within each waiver category to submit a waiver application should you meet ALL the corresponding criteria.

Please Note: Tuition waivers are posted by the last day to add/drop for each term. For questions regarding state mandated waivers and exemptions please contact the University’s Waiver Liaison:

Annette Blackwell

Disabled Veterans' Tuition and Fee Waiver

Section  295.011, F.S., establishes a fee waiver for disabled veterans who are enrolled in a postsecondary program and receive educational assistance under the GI Bill but who do not qualify for the 100 percent eligibility tier federally. These students are eligible to receive a waiver in the amount that is the difference between the portion of tuition and fees authorized under federal law and the full amount of tuition and fees charged by the institution attended.

The waiver will be granted if the following criteria is met: 

  • Be a Florida resident for tuition purpose as defined by Florida Statute 1009.21;
  • Determined by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs to have a service-connected 100-percent total and permanent disability rating for compensation; or
  • Issued a valid identification card by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs in accordance with  s. 295.17.

Tuition Waivers and Exemptions