Plan to make community college free

Obama speak at pellissippi state community college jan 9,15

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Obama plan to make community college free so he can help students .

The program, inspired by new initiatives in Tennessee and Chicago, could benefit up to 9 million students, advisers said. At its heart is dedicated federal funding to cover 75 percent of tuition, with the states picking up the rest of the tab.

Obama trying to make community college free for who try

What I’d like to do is to see the first two years of community college free for everybody who is willing to work for it,” Obama said in video shot on air force one.

An average how much published tuition and fee prices for in state students at public .

four-year institutions range from $4,646 in Wyoming and $6,138 in Alaska to $14,419 in Vermont and $14,712 in New Hampshire, according to the College Board.

The comparable community colleges are $2,719 in Wyoming and $4,064 in Alaska to $7,320 in Vermont and $6,500 in New Hampshire.