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Cerritos Offers Free Tuition for Two Years



    Cerritos Offers Free Tuition for Two Years
    Cerritos College
    Graduation ceremony 2018.

    What to Know

    • Free tuition for two years

    • Deadline to submit intent form is March 2

    • Students also receive counseling

    Cerritos College really wants students to graduate. In addition to bringing back two years of free tuition, the program also boasts step-by-step help to make sure students graduate.

    The college announced Tuesday it was bringing back its Promise Program.

    The program is aimed at helping high school seniors smoothly transition into college while saving money, figuring out what they want to do, and and following through with graduation. 

    To qualify, students must be a graduating high school senior or have completed a high school equivalency exam.

    With the program, students get:

    • Two years free tuition (at in-state rates)
    • Two years of priority enrollment
    • Step by step assistance
    • One-on-one counseling and advisement
    • College preparedness
    • Career exploration
    • Personalized schedules for fall and spring semesters
    How to apply:
    1. Submit a FAFSA or DREAM Act application
    2. Submit a summer admissions application
    3. Submit a Cerritos Complete Intent Form by March 2
    4. Submit the Self-Report Tool forms
    5. Attend a Falcon Edge Orientation Workshop
    6. Attend and successfully pass the COUN 101A class during the summer and submit a Cerritos Complete Commitment Contract
    7. Enroll in your fall semester classes through MyCerritos
    Find more information here

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