Tuition Equity

Massachusetts has now expanded eligibility for in-state tuition to students who have attended Massachusetts high schools for at least three years and earned a Massachusetts diploma, an expansion which will ensure that many non-U.S. citizens are able to access in-state tuition and financial aid rates at public higher education institutions in the Commonwealth.

Read the press release to learn about the launch and phased-in implementation approach here.

Applying for need-based state financial aid as a “High School Completer” is a two-step process:

Need help?
The North Central Educational Opportunity Center (NCEOC) at MWCC is available to assist you with financial aid applications.

The NCEOC office is located at the Leominster Campus. Our education specialists also spend time at the Gardner campus and travel to community sites as needed. Call the NCEOC today at 978-630-9823 to make an appointment with an education specialist to get started on your college or career plans. Join the NCEOC to take advantage of the FREE services we have available to our members. Click the button to apply today!

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