The Rutgers University policy on residency for tuition purposes is governed by New Jersey Administrative Code and can be found at the website of the University registrar. Qualified non-residents may be eligible for the in-state tuition rate.
- Non-residents may petition to be considered New Jersey residents:
Petition for New Jersey Residency
- Students who have attended at least three years of high school in a New Jersey high school and graduate(d) from a New Jersey high school may file an affidavit pursuant to S2479 (the New Jersey “Dream Act”). Download the form here:
Application and Affidavit for Nonresident Tuition Exemption for Eligible New Jersey High School Graduates