Would you like to earn your college degree for free? Yes, this is possible with the help of colleges that provide tuition-free courses to deserving and hardworking students. Some institutions even offer hourly wages on top of the free tuition. Isn’t that amazing?
Of course, getting in to these colleges is not for the lazy and faint-hearted. You have to be very firm about your goal of finishing your studies to earn a degree. Read through our list of these schools below and find out if you will qualify for admission so you can get ready.
- Berea College (Berea, Kentucky)
Berea College is one of the few private schools with the greatest number of offered courses among colleges that offer them for free. It offers Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees in 28 courses like Computer Science, Chemistry, Nursing, Communication, and a lot more.
Berea College has a “No-Tuition Promise” that guarantees students to not pay tuition which generally cost $176,000 annually. Internships are also funded by Berea.
- Alice Lloyd College (Pippa Passes, Kentucky)
Alice Lloyd College is another private school that offers degree courses in the liberal arts, as well as minors in accounting and social science.
It’s average tuition of $7,000 is subsidized to allow a select number of students to earn a college degree. Students who want to continue receiving free tuition are required to render 10 hours of work per week, or a minimum of 15 hours of work per week to include free room and board.
- College of the Ozarks (Point Lookout, Missouri)
College of the Ozarks, also known as “Hard work U”, is a Christian school that discourages student debt. It offers free courses in liberal arts like Accounting, Communication Arts, Education, and more.
College of the Ozarks particularly prefers students who are financially unable to get a college degree. Students are required to work 15 hours per week to avail of free tuition.
- Webb Institute (Glen Cove, New York)
Four years of free tuition is awarded to students who enroll in engineering courses, particularly, Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering.
Students also have the opportunity to earn while studying through the school’s paid internship program.
- United States Service Academies
The United States Academies have the toughest admission requirements, but tuition is absolutely free for all who make it, plus a monthly stipend. The academies also guarantee job placement right after graduation.
Students can choose to enroll in the Military Academy, Naval Academy, Coast Guard Academy, Merchant Marine Academy, and US Air Force Academy. Students are required to render a minimum of five years active service to the US Military service they choose to enroll in, plus three years as a reserve officer.
Other colleges that offer free tuition courses are also listed below:
- Barclay College (Haviland, Kansas)
- Curtis Institute of Music (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
- Deep Springs College (Dyer, Nevada)
- Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering (Needham, Massachusetts)
- State of Washington Universities
- Warren Wilson College (Swannanoa, NC)
- Williamson College of the Trades (Media, Pennsylvania)