Tuition Free Community College
WHY IT’S IMPORTANT: Over the past 10 years, tuition for in-state students – even after adjusting for inflation – is up over 50%. The average NC family must dedicate 18% of family income to cover the full cost of attendance.
RECOMMENDATION: Last-dollar scholarship for recent high school graduates covering the full cost of community college tuition and mandatory fee
COST: $30 million
Expand NC Promise Tuition Plan to All UNC Campuses
WHY IT’S IMPORTANT: NC Promise sets in-state tuition at $500 per semester. The average NC family must dedicate 25% of family income to cover the full cost of attendance.
RECOMMENDATION: Expand NC Promise to all UNC System schools
COST: $530 million