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To be eligible to pay resident tuition a student must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, who
Note: Resident tuition applies to active duty military, Washington state Reservists/Guard members and refugees. Effective July 1, 2003, Washington state law made certain students who are not permanent residents of the United States eligible for resident tuition. Read more about the new law HB1079.
Typically, state residents document their legal residence in Washington by showing that for the entire 12 months immediately preceding the beginning of the quarter, they have done all of the following:
Students meeting the above criteria who were previously classified as non-residents are responsible for requesting a change in their residency status. Forms and information are available in the Registrar's Office. (206-934-7938)
Students who are not permanent residents or U.S. citizens may qualify for
resident tuition at Washington state colleges, under provisions of a bill passed
in 2003 by the state legislature. The bill applies to students who have graduated
or who will have graduated from a Washington state high school; it also
applies to students who have received the equivalent of a high school diploma
while living in Washington. Students must also meet specific additional criteria. View
State Funding Support of Students, or for more information, contact the Registration Office.
See current tuition information.