AB 540: In-State Tuition For Undocumented Students In California; Dream Act

ByPhillip Kim

AB 540: In-State Tuition For Undocumented Students In California; Dream Act

Undocumented students attending college in California may be eligible to receive in-state tuition for UC, CSU, or California Community colleges rather than paying tuition at nonresident rates.

In order to be eligible under AB 540, you must:

(1) have attended a California high school for three years;
(2) have graduated from a California high school or attained the equivalent of a high school diploma;
(3) have enrolled or is registering to be enrolled at a UC, CSU, or California Community college; and
(4) file an affidavit with the college stating that you have filed an application to legalize your immigration status or will file an application as soon as you are eligible.

To further determine eligibility, you are advised to contact the Admissions Department or School Registrar at the college you are seeking to attend.

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