Applying to Virginia Tech
Eligibility for in-state tuition privileges is governed by §23-7.4 of the Code of Virginia. The provisions of this law are set forth, defined, and discussed in the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia’s Domicile Guidelines.
All students who wish to qualify for in-state tuition, including students who have always lived in Virginia, should complete the Application for Virginia In-State Tuition Rates included in the application for undergraduate admission. To qualify for Virginia residency, you must meet the following criteria prior to the first day of classes for the desired term of entry. These are minimum criteria; additional proof may be required to qualify for in-state tuition privileges.
Prospective students with residency questions may contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at 540-231-6267. Current students may contact the Office of the University Registrar at 540-231-6252. Additional information is available in the residency instructions and on the Application for Virginia In-State Tuition Rates.