Maryland Residency

Maryland In-State Residency

As a Maryland state university, in-state students receive a substantial saving in terms of tuition over out-of-state students. To apply for Maryland In-State residency, you must meet the outlined requirements and complete the residency form with supporting documentation as outlined in the process below.

Applying for Maryland In-State Residency

Complete the Maryland In-State Residency Form to receive consideration for in-state status.

  • All Maryland applicants must demonstrate residency in Maryland 12-months prior to the start of the semester noted on the application for admission.
  • Maryland In-State Residency Form must be properly completed thoroughly.

Submit supporting documentation with the Maryland In-State Residency form.

  • Example of supporting documentation are as follows: Maryland License or ID; Maryland High School ID; Ward of State documentation; Maryland Tax Forms; Proof of Voter Registration, etc.
    • Utility Bills or Bank Statements will not be accepted.

Annual deadlines for the Maryland In-State Residency Forms

  • August 1st - Fall enrollees
  • January 5th - Spring enrollees

Appeal Process

Any first semester Maryland enrollees denied Maryland residency may appeal the decision through the Office of Admissions. Maryland Residency Petition packet (pdf)

  • Deadline for first semester Maryland enrollee appeals is November 1st.
  • All returning Maryland enrollees seeking an appeal must submit a petition to the Office of Records and Registration.
  • Deadline for returning Maryland enrollee appeals in last day of registration.
  • Only one petition may be submitted per semester.

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