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Out of State Tuition Waiver

A veteran or other individual eligible to receive educational benefits administered by the United States department of veterans affairs, through any provision of federal law, may not be required to pay out-of-state tuition or any out-of-state fee when the veteran or other individual is:

(1) Enrolled in any public institution of higher education in Tennessee;
(2) Utilizing such benefits at the enrolling institution; and
(3) Living in Tennessee, regardless of the individual’s formal state of residency.

**TN Strong Act- Use of the strong act does not guarantee in state tuition. The strong act is not an educational benefit provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs. Please contact the residency office for further clarification.

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