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How does working out-of-state affect my eligibility for in-state tuition at public colleges?

Hello everyone! I currently reside in one state but work in another, and I'm considering attending college in my home state. I was wondering if I would still be eligible for in-state tuition under these circumstances. Could anyone please provide some information or clarification on this matter? Thank you!

a year ago

Hello! It's understandable that you may have concerns about your eligibility for in-state tuition, given your unique situation. While each state may have slightly different rules regarding residency requirements for in-state tuition, your eligibility typically depends on factors such as your domicile (permanent home), duration of residence, and intent to remain in the state.

Since you mentioned that you live in one state and work in another, your eligibility for in-state tuition will likely depend on the state where you maintain your permanent residence. If you can demonstrate that you have maintained your domicile in your home state and have lived there for the required duration, your out-of-state employment should not necessarily impact your eligibility for in-state tuition.

Of course, specific requirements may vary by state and institution, so it's important to research the residency rules for the public colleges you're interested in attending. You can typically find this information on the college's website or by contacting their admissions or financial aid office.

I hope this information helps ease your concerns and provides some clarity on your eligibility for in-state tuition. Best of luck in your college search!

a year ago

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