Residency Requirement

Applicants and currently enrolled students who are claiming NC Residency or wish to apply for in-state residency for tuition purposes are required to go through the North Carolina Residency Determination Service (RDS).

GSSP Eligibility Requirement

Qualifying students are only eligible for tuition remission support for two semesters (one academic year)-after those two semesters, the student must obtain in-state residency.

Obtaining Residency in NC

  1. Have 12 months of physical presence in North Carolina.
  2. Have the financial and legal ability to establish a domicile.
  3. Demonstrate the intent to make North Carolina your home aside from attending school.

More details and contact information for questions and concerns can be found at The Graduate School Residency page.