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Coppin State to offer free tuition to city students graduating from BCCC

Coppin State to offer free tuition to city students graduating from BCCC

In a step designed to make college affordable for city residents, Coppin State University officials say they will offer free tuition to graduates of city public high schools who earn associate degrees from Baltimore City Community College.

The announcement comes just a week after Mayor Catherine Pugh pledged to make tuition free at BCCC for students who graduate from the city high schools beginning in spring 2018. The move by Coppin would then provide a pipeline for city public schools students who earn associates degrees to then pursue bachelor’s degrees.

“I was inspired by the mayor’s efforts to provide educational opportunities to students in Baltimore City,” said Maria...

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