University of Michigan may soon give in-state tuition rates to undocumented students

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

The University of Michigan is expected to begin offering in-state tuition to undocumented students who can prove they graduated from a Michigan high school and attended at least some middle and high school in the state.

The new policy, part of a sweeping overhaul of who is considered an in-state student, will be voted on Thursday by the university’s Board of Regents. The new proposal also will give in-state tuition to any military member currently serving or honorably discharged, regardless of where the person lives.

An average in-state student at U-M will pay $13,142 for tuition this coming school year. That more than triples, to $40,392, for out-of-state students.

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