Waivers of Out-of-State Tuition
College of Coastal Georgia may waive out-of-state tuition for:
Border State Residents: Beginning with the 2015-2016 academic year, CCGA now offers the equivalent of in-state tuition to all residents of South Carolina, Florida, and Alabama who meet the requirements for admission. There is a separate application for this waiver. To apply for a Border State tuition waiver available to students from Alabama, Florida, or South Carolina,click here.
International and Presidental Out-of-State Students: A limited number of international student waivers and Presidental waivers are available to students based on past academic performance and potential to succeed here at CCGA.
University System Employees and Dependents: Full-time employees of the University System, their spouses, and their dependent childrenclick here.
To apply for a TCSG or Georgia Public School Employees Waiverclick here.
Military Personnel: Military personnel, their spouses, and their dependent children stationed in or assigned to Georgia and on active duty.
To apply for a US Military Personnel Waiverclick here.
To apply for a GA National Guard or US Military Reservists Waiverclick here.
To apply for a waiver specifically for military members, their spouses and dependents, who have recently separated from the militaryclick here.
Nonresident Student: As of the first day of classes for the term, a nonresident student can be considered for thiswaiver under the following conditions:
If the parent or U.S. court-appointed legal guardian of a dependent has maintained domicile in Georgia for at least 12 consecutive months and the student can provide clear and legal evidence showing the relationship to the parent or U.S. court-appointed legal guardian has existed for at least 12 consecutive months immediately preceding the first day of classes for the term (legal guardianship must be established prior to the student’s 18th birthday)
If the student can provide clear and legal evidence showing relations to the spouse and the spouse has maintained domicile in Georgia for at least 12 consecutive months immediately preceding the first day of classes for the term.
Economic Advantage: If a student or his or her parent/legal guardian or spouse relocated to the state of Georgia during the 12 months prior to the beginning of classes in order to accept full-time, self-sustaining employment and has established domicile in the state of Georgia, they may qualify for a temporarywaiver of out-of-state tuition while establishing residency. A student who is given this waiver will still need to complete the fullresidency petition in order to be permanently re-classified as a Georgia resident after the 12-month timeline has passed.