What if you could live and go to college out-of-state, but pay in-state tuition rates? Maybe You Can!

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State by State Rules

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I qualify for in-state tuition?

The main way to qualify is by establishing domicile in the state. This requires physically living in the state for 12 consecutive months prior to enrollment while demonstrating intent to remain permanently. Ties to show include getting a driver’s license, registering to vote, working, paying taxes, etc.

Are there other options besides establishing residency?

The main way to qualify is by establishing domicile in the state. This requires physically living in the state for 12 consecutive months prior to enrollment while demonstrating intent to remain permanently. Ties to show include getting a driver’s license, registering to vote, working, paying taxes, etc.

What is needed to apply for in-state status?

The main way to qualify is by establishing domicile in the state. This requires physically living in the state for 12 consecutive months prior to enrollment while demonstrating intent to remain permanently. Ties to show include getting a driver’s license, registering to vote, working, paying taxes, etc.

What if I am denied in-state tuition?

The main way to qualify is by establishing domicile in the state. This requires physically living in the state for 12 consecutive months prior to enrollment while demonstrating intent to remain permanently. Ties to show include getting a driver’s license, registering to vote, working, paying taxes, etc.

What if I temporarily leave the state after establishing residency?

The main way to qualify is by establishing domicile in the state. This requires physically living in the state for 12 consecutive months prior to enrollment while demonstrating intent to remain permanently. Ties to show include getting a driver’s license, registering to vote, working, paying taxes, etc.