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Residency

Establishing Texas Residency

Applicants and enrolled students at The University of Texas at Dallas are each classified as a resident or nonresident for tuition purposes. Resident classification for tuition is different from residency for voting or taxation purposes. The following applicants and students shall be classified as residents by UT Dallas:

  1. An applicant or student who:
    1. Graduated from a public or accredited private high school in Texas or, as an alternative to high school graduation, received the equivalent of a high school diploma in Texas, including the successful completion of a nontraditional secondary education, and
    2. Maintained a residence continuously in Texas for:
      1. The 36 months immediately preceding the date of graduation or receipt of the diploma equivalent, as applicable; and
      2. The 12 months preceding the census date of the academic semester in which the person enrolls at UT Dallas.
  2. An applicant or student who:
    1. Established domicile in Texas not less than 12 months before the census date of the academic semester in which the person enrolls in an institution; and
    2. Maintained domicile continuously in Texas for the 12 months immediately preceding the census date of the academic semester in which the person enrolls at UT Dallas.
  3. A dependent whose parent:
    1. Established domicile in Texas not less than 12 months before the census date of the academic semester in which the dependent enrolls at UT Dallas; and
    2. Maintained domicile continuously in Texas for the 12 months immediately preceding the census date of the academic semester in which the dependent enrolls at UT Dallas.

Additional THECB residency information can be found at www.collegeforalltexans.com.