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Certain Students In New York State Can Get Tuition Free College

New York State is giving students who otherwise might not be able to financially afford college a chance to attend. Governor Kathy Hochul announced that certain students can apply to go to college tuition-free.

Photo by Ian Schneider on Unsplash
Photo by Ian Schneider on Unsplash

New applicants will soon be able to apply for the Excelsior Scholarship for the Fall 2023 term. The scholarship, combined with other financial aid, gives certain students the chance to attend a SUNY or CUNY two-year or four-year college tuition-free full-time.

Requirements to apply for the Excelsior Scholarship:

- Household federal adjusted gross incomes of up to $125,000
- Student must plan on attending a SUNY or CUNY two or four-year college
- Finish 30 credits per year towards their program of study
- Student must be on target to earn an Associate's Degree in two years or a Bachelor's Degree in four years

Photo by Joe Ciciarelli on Unsplash
Photo by Joe Ciciarelli on Unsplash

Governor Hochul said,

Since its inception, the Excelsior Scholarship has enabled tens of thousands of students from low and middle-income families the chance to pursue a quality education tuition-free. By easing the financial burden associated with the cost of attending college, students and their families can focus on their education, providing New York's students every possible opportunity to climb the ladder of success.


Students can apply for the Excelsior Scholarship here

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