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Qualified Person

The state of Colorado dictates that you must be a qualified person to be eligible to establish a Colorado domicile and begin the one year domicile period necessary to qualify for in-state tuition.

qualified person is defined as:

  • An adult who is at least 23 years old, or
  • Married (you must be married for one year if you are younger than 23), or
  • An emancipated minor, or
  • A second-year graduate student

For more information on "qualified persons", please visit the CDHE website.