Note: All applicants are now required to complete documentation for the North Carolina
Residency Determination Service (NCDS).
Residency determination establishes if students should have in-state or out-of-state tuition.
Read more about it by clicking this link. (Opens the NCDS website in a new tab)
You must complete the NC Residency Determination forms (#1) before completing a college
application through CFNC (#2).
BOTH sets of documents MUST be completed before moving forward.
Give yourself at least an hour (maybe more) to finish.
Complete your NC Residency Determination forms
This MUST be completed before moving on to the CFNC application.
Write down your Residency Determination Number.
Click the image below to visit the NC RDS website.
Complete your CFNC application
Don't forget your Residency Determination Number!
Click the image below to visit the CFNC website.