Assembly Bill 540 states that an eligible student can request exemption of out of state tuition fees and be charged in state tuition fees if they meet the following criteria:
- Currently holds a non-immigrant visa or a T or U visa or does not have a nonimmigrant visa
- Attended a California high school for three or more years and graduated from a CA high school or has GED equivalent
The AB 2000 criteria extends eligibility to:
- Someone who completed 3 or more years in K-12 (Combination of) in California and graduated or received GED equivalent
The SB 68 criteria extends eligibility to:
- Someone who attended a combination of California high school, adult school and community college for the equivalent of three years or more and graduated from a CA high school or received a GED equivalent or completed an associate degree from a California Community College or completed the minimum requirements at a California Community College for transfer to a CSU or UC.