Residency Classification Guidelines

Out-of-state students from the following counties, who meet the in-state tuition fee waiver requirements, shall be considered as Tennesseans for admissions and tuition fee payment purposes at the Quillen College of Medicine.  The fee waiver is applicable to the Quillen College of Medicine if students who received the Tennessee in-state fee as undergraduates or graduates and earned a degree from ETSU.

Virginia:  Lee, Scott, Washington, Grayson, Bristol City

North Carolina:  Ashe, Avery, Haywood, Madison, Mitchell, Watauga, Yancey

Requirements for the Border County Tuition Rate

Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) Residency Guidelines:
Residency status for admissions and fee payment purposes is determined at the time of application according to regulations established by the Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR).  A copy of the TBR guidelines for determining residency can be found at

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