Any student, other than a nonimmigrant alien, who meets all of the following requirements, shall be exempt from paying non-resident tuition at Orange Coast College:
- The student must have attended a California High School for three (3) or more years.
- The student must have graduated from a California high school or attained the equivalent prior to the start of the term (i.e. diploma, passed the GED, or California High School Proficiency exam).
An alien student who is without lawful immigration status must file an affidavit with the college stating that he/she has filed an application to legalize his or her immigration status, or will file an application as soon as he or she is eligible to do so.
Please note that all information provided is confidential.