(1) Every person
having his or her domicile in this State shall be classified "in-state" for fee
and tuition purposes and for admission purposes.
(2) Every person not having his or her
domicile in this State shall be classified "out-of-state" for said
(3) The domicile of an
unemancipated person is that of his or her parent, except as provided in
paragraph (5) of this rule.
Unemancipated students of divorced parents shall be classified as "in-state"
when one (1) parent, regardless of custodial status, is domiciled in Tennessee,
except as provided in paragraph (5) of this rule.
A student is classified "in-state" for
fee and tuition purposes if the student is a citizen of the United States, has
resided in Tennessee for at least one (1) year immediately prior to admission
(a) Graduated from a Tennessee
public secondary school;
Graduated from a private secondary school that is located in this state; or
(c) Earned a Tennessee high school
The spouse of a student classified as "in-state" shall also be classified as
"in-state", subject to the requirements of Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 4,
Tenn. Comp. R. &
all rules by Public Chapter 261; effective July 1, 1983. New rule filed April
28, 1983; effective July 13, 1983. Amendment filed August 7, 1995; effective
December 29, 1995. Amendment filed August 11, 2004; effective December 29,
2004. Emergency rule filed August 4, 2014; effective through January 31, 2015.
Amendment filed August 4, 2014; effective 11/1/2014.
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