Free Community College for Students 25+
Have financial barriers forced you to put off your dream of getting a degree?
Are you 25 or older?
Are you ready to get back into the classroom and on the path to achieving your career goals?
If this sounds like you, or someone you know, you are not alone. Almost two million Massachusetts residents are over the age of 25 and do not have a college degree.
There is now a path forward. MassReconnect is a new program that can help you earn a degree or certificate for free and put you one step closer to your dream career.
MassReconnect, led by the Department of Higher Education in partnership with Massachusetts’ public community colleges, will make higher education more affordable and accessible to students across the Commonwealth.
If you are 25 or older, MassReconnect will pay for all your tuition and fees and will provide you with an allowance to cover your books and supplies. All you have to do is apply to your local community college and complete the 23-24 FAFSA (Free Application for Student Aid).
Massachusetts residents 25 years of age or older can take advantage of this life-changing opportunity to earn an associate degree or certificate for free at one of the Commonwealth’s 15 public community colleges.
Eligible individuals must:
1 See www.mass.edu/tuitionequity for more details.
All 15 Massachusetts public community colleges participate in MassReconnect including: