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Degrees Under $30K

Some of our public community colleges and four-year institutions have teamed up to ensure your associate and bachelor's degrees will cost you $30,000 total, and in some cases even less! Scroll down to learn about agreements within the central Massachusetts institutions and more.

Central Massachusetts $30K Commitment

You can lock in the cost of your associate and bachelor’s degrees at $30,000 total, and get the education and training you need for a high-demand career, through the $30K Committment.

a chart showing which degrees you can get at Quinsigamond Community College, Mount Wachusett Community college, Worcester State and Fitchburg State through the 30K Commitment.

The versatility of Central Massachusetts’ public higher education institutions gives students a range of affordable options. Earn 2 degrees in 4 years by starting your educational path at Mount Wachusett Community College or Quinsigamond Community College, earning an associate degree, and transfering to Fitchburg State University or Worcester State University.

In order to benefit you must be:
• full time
• non-residential
• in-state
• college ready

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Quinsigamond Community College

Mount Wachusett Community College

Worcester State University

Fitchburg State University

Additional Agreements


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