California bill proposes offering two years of community college free.
California could offer free community college to first-time students, regardless of income.
If passed, the bill would provide two years of free tuition to first-time students who are attending college full-time.
How much does community college cost per year?
According to the American Association of Community Colleges, the average yearly cost of tuition and fees for community college students in the U.S. is $3,347, compared to an average cost of $9,139 at four-year institutions.
What is the average cost for community college in California?
The average annual in-state two year college tuition in California was $3,963 for the 2017-2018 academic year. This is a change of ($880) from the 2015-2016 average of $4,843 and represents a -18.17% annual decline. The list of California community colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.
Do California residents get free college tuition?
UC, CSU and the community colleges each pledge to cover the cost of tuition for students who meet certain eligibility standards, typically based on income. At CSU, tuition runs $5,742 per year for a California resident attending full-time. And at UC, in-state undergraduate tuition and mandatory fees are $12,630.
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