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$30k Commitment

Transfer Advantages for MWCC graduates (The Gardner News, April 29, 2016)

Beginning a college career at a community college and then transferring to a public or private four year college or university continues to be a popular strategy for students interested in earning a bachelor’s degree at a lower cost. From teens to adult learners and career changers, more students are taking this route for its […]

A priceless $30K idea (Telegram & Gazette editorial April 26, 2015)

Early in March, the presidents of four local public colleges and universities announced the “$30K Commitment,” an effort to help local students obtain both an associate’s and a bachelor’s degree at a cost not to exceed $30,000. No parent or student who has struggled with college costs or the crushing burdens that college loans can […]

New $30k Commitment Freezes Tuition & Fees For High-Demand Transfer Programs

A new collaboration between Central Massachusetts’ four institutions of public higher education – Fitchburg State University, Mount Wachusett Community College, Quinsigamond Community College and Worcester State University – will guarantee qualifying students their associate’s and bachelor’s degrees in high demand programs for $30,000 in four years. Presidents and representatives from the colleges and universities joined Secretary of Education […]