2300 Establishing Residency for Tuition & Fee Purposes

Original Date: 9/16/1993 * Last Revision Effective: 4/6/2015
Policy Contact: Vice President, Student Affairs


The Washington State Legislature has established rules for determining residency in the state of Washington. Bellevue College applies those rules to students requesting admission to the college to determine their eligibility for in-state tuition and fees. Under certain circumstances, established by the legislature, a non-resident student may be exempt from these rules.

Relevant Laws and Other Resources

RCW 28B.15
WAC 250-18-030, 250-18-035
Bellevue College Procedure #2300P Establishing Residency for Tuition and Fee Purposes

Revision History

Original 9/16/1993
Revisions 3/22/2005; 5/21/2009; 4/6/2015

Approved By

President’s Cabinet

Last Updated April 6, 2015