What does District Residency or Out-of-District mean?

District Residency is not the same as State Residency.  A student can have both In-State Residency and be an Out-of-District Resident.  District residency is based on the county of residence.  The CWI community college district is comprised of Ada County and Canyon County. ...

What if my residency status is incorrect or I recently moved in-district?

If your residency status is incorrect or you recently moved in-district, you can submit a Residency Redetermination form with the required documentation and we will review your residency status.

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What is the Certificate of Residency process?

The student will fill out the form and send it to their county of residence. Once the county receives the form, they will attempt to verify the student’s residency. Once the form has been reviewed, CWI and the student will be notified if the form was approved or denied.

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What is the deadline for submitting the Certificate of Residency Form to the county?

You must submit the Certificate of Residency Form and all supporting documentation to the county prior to December 1st for the Fall semester and prior to May 1st for the Spring semester.

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What is the difference between out-of-district and in-district tuition?

Students who reside in Idaho and are in-district residents (per Idaho Statute 33-2110B) of Ada, Canyon, Twin Falls, Jerome, Bonneville, and Kootenai counties are considered in-district students. The community colleges in Idaho receive funding from these counties through property taxes and its...

Why am I being billed as an out of state student?

Students being billed at the Out of State or International Student rate are charged more per credit because the college does not receive additional funding from the state of Idaho to subsidize tuition. If you are an international student or an out of state student who resides in the state...