Residency Requirements


Welcome to the Colorado Higher Education Residency Guide!

When applying for a college or university in Colorado, the application process may feel overwhelming. This website is designed to provide information, documents, and more to help you understand the residency process. Review our definitions of terms and common FAQ for fast answers to the important questions.

I'm a Prospective or Current Student

I'm in the Military

I'm an Immigrant or Resident Alien


NOTE: The information on this site is intended to give an overview of the tuition classification process in Colorado. All questions about a specific circumstance or practices of a particular college or university should be directed to that institution.