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Out-of-State Tuition Fee Waiver

In accordance with Florida Statute 1009.26(12)(a) and Florida Board of Governors Rule 7.008(3)(m), all undergraduate students may request an out-of-state tuition fee waiver provided they have attended a secondary school in Florida for three consecutive years immediately before graduating from a high school in Florida and have applied for enrollment at a Florida institution of higher education within 24 months after high school graduation.

Please submit the required documentation to verify eligibility for this waiver:

  • Completed Out-of-State Tuition Fee Waiver Form
  • Official Florida high school transcript

Out-of-State Tuition Fee Waiver Form

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Out-of-State Tuition Fee Waiver FAQ

Students seeking an undergraduate degree are eligible for this waiver if they attended a Florida secondary school for three consecutive years immediately preceding their graduation from a Florida high school, and who also applied for admission to a state university or Florida College System institution within 24 months of high school graduation.

An official high school transcript, showing verification of graduation from a Florida high school, is required to verify eligibility.

No. The waiver applies to all students who meet the eligibility criteria, regardless of immigration status.

Yes. The student's official residency status should be determined before the out-of-state tuition waiver is applied. Students who receive the waiver are classified as non-Florida residents.

Yes. Students who attended any secondary school in Florida, including both public and private schools, are eligible provided that they meet all the eligibility requirements.

No. Home education students are not eligible to receive the waiver as one of the eligibility requirements is that the student attended a Florida secondary school.

Yes, so long as the student meets all the eligibility requirements.

Students may enroll using the waiver for the number of credit hours that would equal 110% of the total number of credit hours required for their degree or certificate program. As an example, most bachelor's degree programs require 120 credit hours to complete, which means the waiver would cover up to 132 hours.

No. A student who meets the waiver requirements will remain eligible for the waiver until they reach the 110 percent limit.