Towns That Will Pay for College
October 19, 2018
Education costs have sky-rocketed over the years – so much so that parents are advised to save hundreds of dollars every month the second a child is born in order to even afford a state college tuition. If you’re considering going to college yourself or are budgeting for the future – it’s worth looking into these towns that will pay for college tuition, as it could save your hundreds of thousands of dollars over the lifetime of your family.
In the small town of Tribune (with a population of 750), you can settle in and expect a $15,000 gift if you had obtained an associates degree, over the course of 5 years. That extra cash could help you pay for your home as average home prices are extremely low in this area of the country. So, if you enjoy small town living, why not give Tribune as a second glance?
Niagara Falls, New York
This romantic town is situated at the border of New York and Canada and has been often known as a top destination for honeymooners. If you make this town your next home, you can expect to receive $7,000 to pay off your debts. The stipulations include the purchase or rental of certain homes in economically challenged areas of the city. With median sales prices around $94,000 – a $7,000 gift could go a long way.
The Kalamazoo Promise is a program that offers free in-state tuition to any graduate of a Kalamazoo public high school (who has been enrolled since 9th grade). This includes free tuition to the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor which is rated as the country’s fourth best public school in the U.S.
Located just an hour from prestigious Dartmouth College, this tiny town has an interesting history with the college that serves to benefit the residents. In 1769, Dartmouth was struggling and it was granted 23,000 acres of land (which included Wheelock), the rent that the school collects from the land kept the college from going under. At that point, the president of Dartmouth agreed that any child of Wheelock, who is accepted into the College, will receive a complimentary education. Now, with the $75,000/year price tag, that’s quite an investment in your child’s future.
San Francisco, California
Did you know even pricey San Francisco has some education perks to cash in on? A recently launched Free City Program offers residents free tuition to San Francisco city college. Eligibility includes being a resident in the State of California for at least a year and must be in the city for the first day of classes.
Once you find a city that works for you and your family, we would love to be your next phone call. We would love to make this next chapter of your life a reality.