Georgia HBCUs Offer In-State Tuition to Students From Nearby States

ssu_logoIn an effort to boost enrollments, Savannah State University and Albany State University, historically Black educational institutions in Georgia, will now offer in-state tuition rates to students from Florida, Alabama, and South Carolina. The tuition waiver will be in effect for the next three academic years. Students who enroll under the program will be able to maintain in-state tuition rate status for the duration of the time they are enrolled at these Georgia HBCUs.

AlbanystateThe savings are substantial. For the 2014-15 academic year, tuition for students from Georgia at Savannah State was $3,249. For out-of-state students, tuition was $9,502. Currently, in-state tuition and fees for full-time students at Albany State University completing 12 credit hours is $2,596 per semester and $7,598.44 per semester for full-time, out-of-state students, which constitutes savings of $5,002.44.

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