UTRGV Free Tuition Program to Better Future Valley Leaders

1 year 7 months 3 weeks ago Thursday, September 19 2019 Sep 19, 2019 September 19, 2019 4:36 PM September 19, 2019 in News - Local

EDINBURG – The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley campus is buzzing with the possibility of free tuition in the fall of 2020.

The Tuition Advantage Program is working on providing higher education to low-income families.

According to the U.S. Census, Cameron County’s average household earnings is $36,000 and only 17.2% of residents 25 and older have their bachelor’s degree.

Hidalgo County’s average is $37,000 a household with 17.8% of people 25 and older have a college degree.

To learn how to apply for the Tuition Advantage, visit the web page.

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