Through ACE and the USOC, eligible Team USA athletes living and training in Colorado and Utah can receive in-state tuition at select public colleges and universities regardless of an individual’s resident status. Read about each state for individual details about eligibility and participating programs. Note: ACE has a long-term goal of nationwide in-state tuition for Team USA athletes and is working diligently to expand the program to other states.  Refer to this page to see the most up-to-date list of states with Team USA in-state tuition programs.

 

Contact Megan Psyllos for questions and eligibility

PARTICIPATING PROGRAMS

COLORADO

Signed in April 2017, House Bill 1081 allows state-supported institutions to offer in-state tuition to Team USA athletes who train in Colorado, regardless of permanent residency. To be eligible, athletes must participate in a Colorado-based elite-level training program that is approved by both the United States Olympic Committee and a National Governing Body of an Olympic, Paralympic, Pan American or Parapan American sport.

Participating Schools

  • University of Colorado Boulder
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs
  • CSU – Pueblo
  • Pikes Peak Community College
  • Metropolitan State University Schools

UTAH

State-supported institutions offer in-state tuition to Team USA athletes who live and train in Utah, regardless of their permanent residency. To be eligible, athletes must participate in a Utah-based elite-level training program that is approved by both the USOC and a national governing body.

Participating Schools

  • University of Utah
  • Utah State
  • Salt Lake City Community College