University Registrar

Ohio Residency for Tuition Purposes


In order to receive the state of Ohio subsidy for tuition purposes, you would have to show that you meet the qualifications set by the Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) in the Ohio Administrative Code, Chapter 3333-1-10 and Ohio Revised Code, Chapter 3333.31. On our website you will find a simpler breakdown of these guidelines.

Please click on the appropriate link below to get started:

Forever Buckeye

Military Members (Including Spouse or Dependents)

Dependent Students

Independent Students

Other Exceptions


Selective Service Registration and In-State Tuition


If you are not a native citizen of the United States, then you may want to verify your visa status to make sure it is eligible on the Immigration Status: Eligible and Non-Eligible Visa Types chart.


To review the complete guidelines, please read the Ohio Student Residency for State Subsidy and Tuition Surcharge Purposes.


Additional Residency Links

Overview | Immigration Status | Online Residency Form | Selective Service Registration | Common Questions | Contact Us