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Residency Waivers

Non-Resident Waiver

Pursuant to HB 851, Florida Statute 1009.26, the University shall waive out-of-state tuition and out-of-state financial aid fee for students who attend a Florida secondary school for three consecutive years immediately preceding high school graduation.

Visit the UNF Student Financial Services waivers webpage for more information on the requirements. You must be classified as a non-Florida resident for the non-resident waiver to be processed.

Non-Resident Tuition Waiver Form

Grandparent Waiver

In 2021, the Florida Legislature amended section 1009.26, Florida Statutes, to create the Grandparent Waiver. Beginning with out-of-state undergraduate students admitted for the 2022-23 academic year, eligible students with grandparents residing in Florida may be eligible for a tuition and fee waiver for out-of-state costs up to 110% of total degree hours.

Freshman applicants may request a waiver application after submitting the application for admission. Students who qualify for Florida residency should not seek this waiver. You must be classified as a non-Florida resident for this waiver to be processed. Visit the UNF Student Financial Services waivers webpage for more information on the requirements.

Grandparent Waiver Request Form

Congressman C.W. "Bill" Young Veteran and VA Educational Assistance Out-of-State Tuition Waiver Program

Pursuant to the Board of Governors regulation 7008. (3) (n),, the University shall waive out-of-state tuition and out-of-state financial aid fee for an honorably discharged veteran of the United States Armed Services, the United States Reserve Forces, or the National Guard who physically resides in Florida while enrolled in the University. This waiver has been amended as of July 1, 2015 to include any user or dependent who receives VA educational assistance and resides in Florida; they will also receive instate tuition.

Visit the UNF Student Financial Services waivers webpage for more information on the requirements. You must be classified as a non-Florida resident for this waiver to be processed.

Contact the Military Veteran Resource Center at mvrc@unf.edu for any questions.

Discounted Tuition for Georgia Residents

Beginning with the fall 2021 term, UNF began offering a discounted tuition rate to qualifying Georgia residents. Visit the UNF Office of Admissions webpage for more information on the requirements. You must be classified as a non-Florida resident for this waiver to be processed.

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