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USC Offering Free Tuition To Students From Families Making Less than $80K

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University of Southern California will offer free tuition to first-year undergraduates whose families make $80,000 or less beginning this fall.

The news announced Thursday is part of a major push to make education opportunities more accessible to more families at a campus where undergraduate tuition and fees exceed $56,000 a year, say USC leaders.

“We’re opening the door wider to make a USC education possible for talented students from all walks of life,” USC president Carol L. Folt said in remarks published Thursday on the university’s website.

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