New Mexico Reciprocity Agreement

Coordinating Board Rules, Chapter 21, Subchapter B, Section 21.26(b)(6)(b)(iii): Students from counties or parishes of New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas or Louisianna adjacent to Texas may pay a lowered nonresident tuition when they attend any public institution in Texas, if the institution has a current reciprocal agreement with a similar institution in the student’s home state.

Amarillo College has a reciprocal agreement with Eastern New Mexico University. Students whose residency is based on themselves or a parent/legal guardian who lives in one of the following New Mexico bordering counties will be eligible for a waiver of out of state tuition (must be renewed each semster):


  • Union
  • Quay
  • Curry
  • Roosevelt
  • Lea
  • Eddy
  • Otero
  • Dona Ana

This waiver must be renewed each semester. Click here to print a copy of the renewal form.  This form must be completed and returned to AskAC on any campus prior to the census date of the term enrolling.