Jump Start Your College Career
A&M-Commerce presents the Rising Lion Program, an exciting summer opportunity that prepares incoming freshmen for academic success.
This structured academic program provides resources and support that will help you smoothly transition into college life. As a participant, you can jump-start your education by taking two classes during the Summer II semester scheduled to start July 12 through August 12, 2021. You will also benefit from a personal mentor, small class sizes and an Academic Success Team standing ready to help you smoothly transition into college life. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to remain in your assigned residence hall for the upcoming school year.
Rising Lion Program :: Cost Estimate
Cost and Funding
Students participating in the Rising Lion Program will pay regular Summer II tuition and fees, housing and meal plan costs.
|Tuition and Fees||$2,062*|
|Housing (Phase 3)||$550|
|Sodexo Meal Plan (Flex)||$800|
|Total Cost Per Student||$3,412|
*Books are included in the cost
Note: Students participating in the Rising Lion Program should plan on submitting the FAFSA or TAFSA to be considered for summer financial aid.
Rising Lion FAQs
When does the Rising Lion Program begin and end?
What are the minimum requirements to apply for the Rising Lion Program?
What classes will I take during the Rising Lion Program?
When will I move to campus?
May I participate in the Rising Lion Program if I have TASFA?
Who decides which two courses I will enroll in?
What if I have vacation plans, a family reunion etc. during the time of the Rising Lion Program?
How much does it cost to participate in the Rising Lion Program?
Students participating in the Rising Lion Program will pay regular Summer II semester tuition and fees, housing, and meal plan costs which will total: $3,412 for the semester. Participants should submit the FAFSA or TAFSA to be considered for summer financial aid to help cover costs.
Is the Rising Lion Program In Person?
Yes, the Rising Lion Program will take place in person on the Commerce campus. All Rising Lion participants are required to live on campus for the duration of the program. The health and safety of our students, faculty and staff are our top priorities! We will follow the CDC guidelines in regards to social distancing and safety.