Qualifications:

To automatically qualify for the Out of NC Non-Resident DE Tuition Rate all three of the following must be true and verifiable in the UNC Charlotte student information system.

  1. They are determined to be a non-resident by RDS
  2. They are admitted to and exclusively enrolled in courses that are part of a 100% online, approved DE program.  https://distanceed.uncc.edu/out-of-nc-tuition
  3. They reside outside of the state of North Carolina


The review of eligibility for this tuition rate is conducted for each semester of a student’s enrollment. 

Appeal Information

Residency status is determined solely by the North Carolina Residency Determination Services (RDS) Office.  All requests for residency reconsideration must be submitted to RDS

Students must be admitted to and exclusively enrolled in courses that are part of a 100% online, approved DE program.  The approved list of programs is available at:  https://distanceed.uncc.edu/out-of-nc-tuition

Determination of where a student resides is initially done using location information submitted by the student and contained in the University’s student information system.  The Out of NC Non-Resident DE tuition appeal process is designed for students who believe their automatic assessment of eligibility for this tuition rate is incorrect.

Appeals for current semester tuition and fees must be submitted by 5pm on the posted census date.  The census date is posted on the official Academic calendar

The Spring 2021 appeals deadline is 5pm on February 2, 2021.

To begin the appeal process, please fill out this form


Appeals Form