Attending college, even at public colleges and universities, is expensive, but there are many ways in addition to financial aid to reduce sticker shock. The programs listed below provide substantial savings to BCC students and NONE requires that students demonstrate financial aid eligibility.
A collaborative effort among nine colleges in Southeastern Massachusetts allowing a full-time student at a SACHEM institution to enroll in a limited number of courses at other SACHEM institutions. For additional information please click here.
New England Board of Higher Education tuition break. Provides an out-of-state tuition discount for residents of the six New England states enrolling in approved degree programs at public colleges and universities in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. Hundreds of degree programs are eligible. Click here for a list of programs.
Proximity and Regional Tuition and Fee Plans
Out-of-state students may qualify for a tuition reduction at colleges and universities in neighboring states:
Bristol Community College
Rhode Island College
University of Rhode Island
MassTransfer Tuition Advantage
Students who graduate with a 3.0 GPA from an approved MassTransfer program who transfer to a linked program at a Massachusetts State University or UMASS Campus may qualify for a 33% tuition waiver. Eligible MassTransfer students attending UMass Amherst or UMass Lowell will receive a full tuition waiver.
Cost Savings by attending BCC
Students who attend BCC before enrolling in a bachelor’s degree granting institution can save thousands. Click here for a chart illustrating the potential savings at local institutions
Click here for information on transfer scholarships.