Rules and Regulations for Determining Residence Status

Determination of Residency for Tuition Purposes

In accordance with Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Rules and pursuant to Texas Education Code, a student's status as a resident, nonresident or international (foreign) student for tuition purposes will be determined in the Office of Admissions prior to enrollment. Students must be prepared to pay tuition and other required fees by specified due dates.

Students with a status of permanent resident of the United States are not automatically eligible as a Texas state resident for tuition purposes.

Students who have knowledge of an error in their residency status for tuition purposes are responsible for notifying the Office of the Registrar and may be required to submit the Core Residency Questions form, which is available for download on the Office of the Registrar website in order to amend their status.

Questions should be directed to the Residency Officer at (979) 845-8606 or email residency@tamu.edu. Complete rules and regulations are available on the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board website.