York Technical College is
required, under guidelines enacted by the South Carolina Commission on
Higher Education, to determine the state residency status of applicants
and students for tuition and fee purposes. Tuition, at York Technical
College, is assessed on basis of a studentís legal, permanent
residence. Students who are not legal residents of the State of South
Carolina, or who do not qualify for residency exceptions are required to pay out-of-state tuition rates.
For permanent residents of South
Carolina, confirmation of legal South Carolina residency on the York
Technical College Admission Application is acknowledgment that the
student meets all requirements of Section 59-112, South Carolina Code of
Laws that determine eligibility for in-state tuition rates.
The College reserves the right to require satisfactory proof that
the student meets requirements for in-state fees. Students who
falsify information regarding their state of permanent residence
will be charged the appropriate tuition rate for each term attended
and may incur additional financial penalties.
for the entire South Carolina Residency Law
determines rates of tuition and fees if you require
more information than the following excerpt.
SOUTH CAROLINA RESIDENCY LAW
Determination of Rates of
Tuition and Fees
Chapter 112 South Carolina Code
South Carolina Domicile Defined
for Purposes of Rates of Tuition and Fees - Section 59-112-20, South
Carolina domicile for tuition and fee purposes shall be established as
follows in determinations of rates of tuition and fees to be paid by
students entering or attending State Institutions:
A. Independent persons who
reside in and have be domiciled in South Carolina for a period of no
less than twelve months with an intention of making a permanent home
herein, and their dependents,
may be considered eligible for in-state rates.
B. Independent persons who
reside in and have been domiciled in South Carolina for fewer than
twelve months but who have full-time
employment in the State, and their dependents, maybe considered eligible
for in-state rates for as long as such independent
person is employed on a full-time basis in the State.
C. Where an independent person
meeting the provisions of Section
B above, is living apart from his spouse, or where such
person and his spouse are separated or divorced, the spouse
and dependents of such independent person shall have
domiciliary status for tuition and fee purposes only under
the following circumstances:
the spouse requesting domiciliary status for tuition and
fee purposes remains domiciled in South Carolina
living apart or separated from his or her employed
(2) if the dependent requesting
domiciliary status for tuition and
fee purposes is under the legal custody or guardian-ship of an
independent person who is domiciled in this State;
or if such dependent is claimed as an income tax exemption
by the parent not having legal custody but paying
child-support, so long as either parent remains domiciled
in South Carolina.
D. The residence and domicile of
a dependent minor shall be presumed
to be that of the parent of such dependent minor.
Effect of Marriage - Section
59-112-40. Marriage shall affect
determinations of domicile for tuition and fee purposes only insofar as
it operates to demonstrate an intention by the parties to make a
permanent home in South Carolina.
York Technical College does not
discriminate in admission or employment
on the basis of sex, race,
religion, age, national origin, or handicap.