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In-State Tuition

Effective July 1, 2015, limited residency status is granted for the purpose of providing for attendance at public institutions of higher learning in Pennsylvania.  There are three categories of eligibility requirements: 

  • Military personnel, their spouses and dependent children assigned to an active duty station in Pennsylvania and residing in Pennsylvania (regardless of his/her formal state of residence);
  • Department of Defense Civilian Employees, their spouses and dependent children residing in Pennsylvania (regardless of his/her formal state of residence); Veterans, their spouses, dependent children, other individual*.  Student must be using GI Bill® benefits and reside in Pennsylvania (Regardless of his/her formal state of residence)

Eligible students will be charged the following: 

  • In-State Tuition Rate (This also applies to distance learning tuition for any active military personnel and their dependents who reside in the Commonwealth regardless of his/her formal state of residence)
  • Lowest local sponsor tuition rate (Community Colleges)