Hudson County Community College and Jersey City Mayor’s Office to Host Information Session on Free College Tuition

Attendees will learn how the grant provides eligible students with the opportunity to attend HCCC tuition free for the Spring 2020 semester. Attendees will also learn about the eligibility criteria, the enrollment process and much more from the College’s Admissions and Financial Aid representatives. Light refreshments and snacks will be served.

The Community College Opportunity Grant covers tuition and educational fees after other federal and state aid is applied. For the 2019-20 academic year, prospective and current students, who have adjusted gross household incomes of $65,000 or less and take six or more credits, may be eligible for CCOG awards.

Those interested in attending are asked to register at www.hccc4free.eventbrite.com.

Additional information may be obtained from the HCCC CCOG Team by emailing freetuition@hccc.edu; texting 201-744-2767; or phoning 201-360-4222.

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About Hudson County Community College

Hudson County Community College serves more than 17,000 credit and noncredit students annually. The College has more than 60 degree and certificate programs, including award-winning English as a Second language, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), Culinary Arts/Hospitality Management, Nursing and Health Sciences, and Fine and Performing Arts. The HCCC Culinary/Hospitality Management program was ranked number six in the U.S. by Best Choice Schools. Over 94% of HCCC Nursing program graduates passed the NCLEX first time out, placing the program’s graduates in the top tier of two- and four-year nursing programs nationwide. In 2017, the Equality of Opportunity Project ranked HCCC in the top 5% of 2,200 U.S. higher education institutions for social mobility.

HCCC has partnerships with every major four-year college and university in the greater New Jersey-New York area and beyond, accommodating seamless transfer of credits for further undergraduate and graduate education.

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