Quick LinksStudent Service Center Residency InformationUnited States Citizenship Verification InformationVeteran In-State Tuition Program InformationWestern Undergraduate Exchange ProgramWestern Regional Graduate ProgramABOR Policy 4-102 Citizenship or Lawful Immigration StatusABOR Policy 4-201 Residency Classification DefinitionsABOR Policy 4-202 Non-Resident Tuition Rate for AZ High School GraduatesABOR Policy 4-203 Determining an Individual's Residency ClassificationABOR Policy 4-204 Petitioning for Residency ReclassificationABOR Policy 4-205 Residency Classification Appeal ProceduresABOR Policy 4-206 Transferring Residency and FalsificationArizona Revised Statutes §15-1801, et. seq.
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Residency for Tuition Purposes
In Arizona, as in all other states, tuition at the State’s publicly-supported universities is lower for in-state resident students than for out-of-state non-resident students. This reflects the fact that state universities are supported financially by the state’s taxpayers. The rules outlined in this policy for determining classification or reclassification as a resident or non-resident for tuition purposes reflect Arizona law and Arizona Board of Regents (“ABOR”) policy. At the time of their admission, Northern Arizona University classifies all students as either a resident or non-resident. Students must be admitted and properly registered for classes using the tuition classification initially determined by the University prior to petitioning for residency reclassification for that term.
Responsible Executive: Vice President for Enrollment Management
Responsible Office: Student Service Center
Effective Date: May 8, 2019
Last Revised: December 19, 2019
Contact: Executive Director, Student Service Center
Arizona high school graduate tuition rate