Office of Recruitment and Admissions

Texas Residency
Under Texas state law, an applicant or enrolled student is classified either as Texas resident, a non-Texas resident, or a foreign student. This classification impacts your eligibility for resident tuition and financial aid.


An individual's residency classification is based on information from his or her application for admission. As a student, it is your responsibility to register under the proper residency classification, and any change in 

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has established rules that govern Texas residency for higher education in Texas. For detailed information about regulations relating to residency in the State of Texas, Visit the College for All Texans Residency Information Page

Establishing Residency
Individuals can establish residency in two basic ways, one based on graduation from high school and the other based on the establishment of domicile. The option related to establishment of domicile is available to citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. and to international students who hold certain types of 
visas.

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