Mark Cuban backs free community college, $10,000 in student debt relief

But the billionaire says 'ridiculous tuition fees' must be addressed alongside it. 'We don't want this being a perennial problem.'
By: | May 18, 2022

Mark Cuban, one of the wealthiest people in America, is on board with student debt forgiveness.

At least, partial student debt forgiveness, Cuban told Insider. In addition to saying that community colleges should be free, the billionaire entrepreneur, TV personality, and owner of the Dallas Mavericks came out in favor of President Joe Biden’s proposal to cancel $10,000 in student debt per borrower.

“We don’t want this being a perennial problem,” he said in an email. “It has to be fixed. As far as how much should be forgiven, I’m good with the Biden proposal.”

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