Eligibility for in-state tuition privileges is governed by §23-7.4 of the Code of Virginia. The provisions of this law are set forth, defined, and discussed in the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia’s Domicile Guidelines.
- Continuous residence in Virginia
- Social and economic ties
- Ownership of real property
- Voter registration and actual voting
- Driver’s license
- Motor vehicle registration
- Any other proof of Virginia as the state of permanent residence. One may not have more than one state of domicile.
Note: Canadian citizens are treated in the same manner as out-of-state students. If you were born in another country and you are not a Permanent Resident or citizen of the United States. You must supply documentation of your United States Permanent Residency at the time of Supplemental Application.