U. of Texas-Austin greatly expands its free tuition program assisting low and middle-income students

July 11, 2019 | TIME

More low and middle income students from Texas will receive free tuition at the University of Texas-Austin, the school announced Tuesday.

University of Texas-Austin students whose families make less than $65,000 a year will receive free tuition starting in 2020, more than doubling the size of an existing program which currently funds tuition for families making less than $30,000 a year. The university will also raise the cap for students to receive tuition support; students whose families make up to $125,000 a year will receive tuition support, compared to the current $100,000.

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