College Free Tuition: Hillary Clinton Joins Gov. Cuomo For Signing Ceremony
"Governor Cuomo's tuition-free Excelsior Scholarship is more sizzle than substance", the lawmaker said on Saturday.
Students across NY state will soon attend college with the promise of free tuition, as legislators signed off on a first-in-the-country plan to subsidize tuition cost to two- and four-year public colleges and universities for families earning less than $125,000 per year.
About 940,000 families will qualify for free tuition at all City University of New York (CUNY) and State University of New York (SUNY) two- and four-year colleges in New York State. That increases to $125,000 by the third year of the program.
However, they will have to pay for room and board and fees.
Another part of the program - students must stay in NY for the same amount of years they receive the scholarship. If they leave the state that scholarship turns into a loan. He had rolled out the plan in January with Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders.
Pell Grants and New York Tuition Assistance grants already allow for more than 60 percent of CUNY students and about half of full-time SUNY students to attend tuition-free college. Altogether, the program is expected to cost NY $163 million and is expected to benefit roughly 940,000 families. The State University of New York (SUNY) has 64 campuses throughout the state.
NY is set to make tuition at public colleges and universities free for middle-class students, but not everyone is on board with the plan.
UB's current tuition is $6,770 for New York State residents and $23,270 for out-of-state residents. His office estimated more than 900,000 NY families would be eligible for the program once it is fully implemented, though outside analyses put the figure far lower. OR and San Francisco have made community college tuition free of charge and legislation in Rhode Island is rumored to be organizing a proposal similar to New York's for two-year schools, according to CNN.
NY is paying for it through its state budget with the new program expected to cost $163 million for the first year alone. That was true, for example, when California raised its minimum wage to $15 just hours before NY in 2016. Students for those schools have been accepted and deposits have to go in May 1.
People Stokes of appeared with the Governor, speaking in high support of the tuition program, noting it will breaking open new opportunities for students.
Assemblyman James Skoufis (D, Woodbury) criticized fellow Democrat Governor Cuomo's higher education plan in the new state budget.
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