USM Bylaws, Policies and Procedures of the Board of Regents
VIII 2.70 Policy on Student Classification for Admission and Tuition Purposes
To extend the benefits of its system of higher education while encouraging the economical use of the State's resources, it is the policy of the Board of Regents of the University System of Maryland (USM) to recognize the tuition categories of in-state and out of state students for the purpose of admission and assessing tuition at USM institutions. The USM Policy, with criteria, may be found at http://www.usmd.edu/regents/bylaws/SectionVIII/VIII270.html. UMBC's procedures for Petitioning for In-State classification may be found at http://www.umbc.edu/registrar/residency.html.