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CCBC provides high school students with a tuition free summer and erases nearly $2.2M in student debt

Community College of Baltimore County is covering summer tuition for high school students in the Early College Access Program (ECAP) and forgiving approximately $2.2 million in outstanding student debt.

From I95 Business, by staff

Community College of Baltimore County is proud to announce significant initiatives this summer aimed at further enhancing accessibility and affordability for students pursuing higher education. 

These initiatives are an extension of CCBC’s long history of breaking down financial barriers for its students, including offering a tuition-free experience. Last academic year, 85% of CCBC students benefited from full or partial tuition.

Tuition-free summer classes for high school students: CCBC is filling the 50% financial gap high school students need to take courses 100% tuition free for the summer. Now, public, private or homeschooled students can enroll in summer classes at CCBC only paying for books and fees. This initiative is expected to save students approximately $366 per typical three-credit class, with CCBC allocating approximately $350,000 to support this effort.

Debt forgiveness initiative: CCBC has forgiven approximately $2.2 million in outstanding student debt resulting in a tuition-free experience.

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