State Residency Requirements

The 50 states provide different types of programs, and also have different eligibility requirements for residency. Residency is important because states provide most or all of their education benefits for residents only. Here is a list of places to go to find details for each state:

Another source of information is the College Board's October 2001 guide to the state residency requirements in individual states. Due to its age, some of the information may no longer be accurate.

DoD In-State Tuition provides information concerning the eligibility of members of the military for in-state tuition rates.

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