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Residency for Tuition Purposes

IMPORTANT: The tuition classification laws described here apply to all students in the University of North Carolina - Public System. The forms and procedures described below are intended primarily for those who are currently enrolled as non-resident students for tuition purposes but who are desiring to seek a change in tuition residency classification to in-state status.

Applicants to NC State typically have their initial tuition residency status determined based on responses they provide as part of their admissions application. Applicants should complete the form(s) accessible on this site only upon explicit recommendation of their respective admissions office. A NC State Unity account is required in order to complete this residency application.

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NOTICE: The residency reclassification application is closed for the current semester. The application system will reopen for the Summer I, Summer II and Fall 2016 semesters beginning March 1, 2016.

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Contact Information

Telephone: 919-513-1287
Fax: 919-513-0570
Address: NCSU Residency Officer 1000 Main Campus Drive, Campus Box 7102, Raleigh, NC 27695-7102
Office hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm EST

North Carolina Residency for Tuition Purposes Handout (PDF)

Portions of the information above have been excerpted from G.S. 116-143 and the North Carolina State Residence Manual. For further details please refer to the original documents hyper linked above.