A person, including a permanent resident, is eligible to pay in-state tuition in one of three ways. From the statute, TEC Sec. 54.052:
(2) a person who:
(A) established domicile in this state not less than 12 months before the census date of the academic semester in which the person enrolls in an institution and
(B) maintained domicile continuously in the state for the 12 months immediately preceding the census date of the academic semester in which the person enrolls in an institution.
Instate tuition을 내기위해서는 3가지 방법중 하나가 되어야한다.
(A) 학교 수강등록하기전에 적어도 12개월은 거주해야한다. (B) 12개월동안 학교에 등록해서 다녀야한다.