Who Qualifies?

Colorado ASSET will allow qualified students to pay in-state tuition at Colorado’s public colleges and universities as long as they meet the following qualifications depending on what type of student they are:

Below we have a chart that lays out different types of students. You can also review our flow chart to see if you qualify - a printable version is here - or you can take the online quiz to see if you are eligible here

Type of Student Must have attended a public or private high school in Colorado for at least three years immediately preceding graduation Must have been admitted to or already attend a public college or university in Colorado within 12 months of graduating or completing a GED If student does not have lawful immigration status. Must sign affidavit stating they have applied for lawful presence or will apply as soon as they are able Must have been physically present in Colorado on a continuous basis for at least 18 months prior to enrolling
Graduates High School Before September 1, 2013 and Didn’t Attend College Within 12 Months of Graduation

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Graduates High School Before September 1, 2013 and Attended College Within 12 Months of Graduation

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Future High School Graduates (September 1, 2013 and after)

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Current GED (General Equivalency Diploma) Students, Will Complete After September 1, 2013

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Student Completed GED Prior to September 1, 2013

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Students Attending College Under A Reciprocity Agreement (for example: Colorado HS Student attending in New Mexico)

Yes

Yes

Yes

No