State Residency - Tuition Status

For the purposes of determining tuition charges, a student is considered a resident of the State of New York if he or she has his or her principal place of abode in the State of New York for a period of at least twelve consecutive months immediately preceding the first day of classes for Tuition and Fees the semester with respect to which the residency determination is made, states his or her intention to permanently live and maintain his or her principal place of abode in New York State, and is not in the United States on any temporary visa.