53% of in-state CUNY, SUNY students get a pass on profitable tuition

More than half of full-time, in-state CUNY and SUNY students will attend but profitable fee interjection to a new grant program, Gov. Cuomo announced Sunday.

The 210,000 students — 53% — who will be off the offshoot for fee payments embody those who get unchanging financial aid, Pell grants and the state Tuition Assistance Program, as good as the new Excelsior Scholarship.

About 22,000 will have partial of their fee covered by the new scholarship.

The new program covers any fee that stays after other assist is perceived for students whose families make reduction than $100,000. The subordinate threshold will stand to $125,000 in two years.

Stay a little or compensate a little: Cuomo’s satisfactory fee understanding

The grant does not cover room and house or other fees, and part-time students are not eligible.

“A college grade now is what a high school diploma was 30 years ago — it is essential to attain in today’s economy. Our first-in-the-nation Excelsior Scholarship is designed so some-more New Yorkers go to college tuition-free and accept the preparation they merit to strech their full potential,” Cuomo said.

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