The Commonwealth Commitment

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STUDENTS COMMIT TO:

  • Begin at HCC
  • Complete associate degree within 2.5 years
  • Transfer to one of Massachusetts' State Universities or UMass campuses
  • Complete bachelor's degree within 2 more years
  • Maintain full time, continuous enrollment and a cumulative 3.0 GPA
  • Students must sign up to particpate before they earn 15 credits (including developmental credits)

COMMONWEALTH COMMITMENT TO STUDENTS:

A freeze on tuition and fees for all four years upon entry into the Commonwealth Commitment program, until student graduates or leaves program.

A reduction in tuition and mandatory fees:

  • A 10% rebate off tuition and mandatory fees payable via check or bookstore voucher at the end of every successfully completed semester
  • An additional MassTransfer tuition credit once student enrolls in bachelor's program

Average savings over four years...

HCC TO STATE UNIVERSITY: $4,402

OVERALL AVERAGE: $5,090

HCC TO UMASS: $6,640

Further information is available at www.Mass.edu/MAComCom.

 

Holyoke Community College
303 Homestead Ave. Holyoke, MA 01040
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