Growing Tuition-Free and Test-Optional Trends in Colleges

SocratesPost is always on the frontlines scouring the news for relevant updates in the college admissions landscape. We look for anything that can help shape our understanding of the latest trends in admissions and help our readers see the direction in which we’re moving.

Questions we explored this week:

  • Which community college has announced free tuition for some students?
  • COVID-19 federal relief funds will allow this technical college to go tuition-free. Which one?
  • Admission tests may become a thing of the past. But what’s the catch?

Columbus State Community College
Under the “Columbus Promise,” Columbus State Community College has offered free tuition for all Columbus City School’s high school graduates. To be eligible, students...

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