BCPS Tuition Free Program

BCPS Tuition Free Program is an early college access program for all BCPS students, offered by the Community College of Baltimore County and Baltimore County Public Schools.

About the program

For Spring 2024

  • Eligibility: Students must be enrolled in a BCPS high school.
  • Cost: Students only pay for supplies. Tuition, fees, and books are covered.
  • Benefits:
    • Get a jump start on your college education while saving money and time.
    • Be better prepared for college academics and college life.
    • Earn credits toward your CCBC associate's degree, a continuing education certificate or credential, or transfer to another college of your choice.

How to get started

  1. Complete the CCBC application for admission.
  2. Download and submit the Early College Access Consent Form to the ECAP Department at ecap@ccbcmd.edu.
  3. Provide additional documentation
  4. Register for classes.

Selecting your courses

  • You're eligible to take any credit-bearing course, as long as you meet the pre-requisite.
  • You may also take select continuing education courses that lead to a certificate or credential. 
  • If you want to take advantage of the Dual Credit Program which provides both high school and college credit, select a course from our approved list. You should always discuss dual credit options with your high school counselor before enrolling.