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.
You will not be considered for state scholarships by submitting this application. To be considered for Hope, LIFE or Palmetto Fellows, you must complete the general residency application to verify your qualifications.
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).