7.03 In-state Tuition Requirements - Updated 3/27/17

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I. Definition

A legal resident of North Carolina is a person who qualifies as a domiciliary (e.g., a permanent resident) in this state.

II. Purpose

Criteria for determining whether a person qualifies for in-state or out-of-state tuition is determined by the state of North Carolina. It is important that each applicant for admission and each enrolled student know his/her residence status for tuition payment and understand the regulations governing residence status. The North Carolina State Residence Classification Manual can be accessed online and can be viewed in the Registrar's Office at any CPCC campus.

III. Regulation

Residency determinations are processed through the North Carolina Residency Determination Service. Rules and procedures are available at NCresidency.org.

IV. Appeal Procedure

All appeals are processed through the North Carolina Residency Determination Service. Information is available at NCresidency.org.

Cabinet approved changes on April 9, 2012; March 27, 2017
Updated on January 11, 2005