It is common for military-affiliated students to be admitted as an out-of-state resident for tuition purposes. However, as a veteran, member of the military, or dependent, there are several pieces of federal or state legislation that may allow you to qualify for in-state residency for tuition purposes. There are many nuances to residency and we recommend you communicate with Purdue’s Residency Office if you have questions or wish to apply. Specific residency information for military-connected students available here.

You may be eligible for in-state residency for tuition purposes if you meet one or more of the following criteria. Please click the option that applies to you:

These residency policies apply to on-campus degree seeking programs only.

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Veterans Success Center, PMU 284/286, 101 N. Grant Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907, (765) 494-7638,

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