U. of Texas president discusses free tuition plan

August 7, 2019 | NPR.org

A Texas resident attending the University of Texas at Austin pays more than $10,000 a year in tuition. And keep in mind that doesn’t include room and board. That number alone is disqualifying for many prospective Longhorns. But that could be changing. This week, the university approved a sweeping tuition assistance program for in-state students. Starting in 2020, the university will cover the full tuition for students whose families make less than $65,000 a year.

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