To be completed by independent, dependent and military applicants (as defined below):
INDEPENDENT: Students who are financially independent and SC residents in their own right.
DEPENDENT: Students who are a dependent of or are married to an SC resident.
MILITARY: Students who believe they should qualify under the military regulations for in-state tuition and fees.
Checklists are available to determine the type of documentation needed for each applicant type.
*The student must initiate the application. If a parent/spouse's information is required, they will be prompted later on in the application process to complete their sections.
**For first year students: You must be accepted to Clemson and receive your log in information before you apply for in-state tuition and fees.
Non-South Carolina residents who are full-time faculty and administrative employees of South Carolina state-supported colleges and universities and their dependents are eligible to pay in-state tuition and fees.
Fire and Police Tuition Waiver
Tuition is not charged to children of firemen, law-enforcement officers and government employees totally disabled or killed in the line of duty. Legal citation can be found in the SC Code of Laws (see Article 3).